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SKU: K32038-1
Regular price $40,415.00 inc. GST



The Vantage® 400 (AU) is a versatile welder/generator offering up to 400 amps of welding output and 14 kW of auxiliary power. Featuring a compact design and multi-process welding capabilities, the machine allows operators to handle a wide range of tasks from stick or wire welding to powering jobsite tools. Designed with dependability in mind, the Vantage 400 (AU) has field-proven toughness to maintain uptime. The Vantage 400 (AU) provides excellent value, which makes the ideal choice for construction teams, pipe rig owners, and rental fleet managers. Purchase one of these machines today!



  • Multi-Process Welding, Simple to Operate – Select one of Five Process Modes, including CC-Stick, Downhill Pipe, CV Wire, Arc Gouging, Touch-Start® Touch Start™ TIG and then dial in the desired output.
  • Plenty of AC Generator Power – 13.2kw of continuous AC power. Use to power industrial equipment such as a plasma cutter, pump or inverter welder from 240 Volt and 415 Volt IP66 rated outlets.
  • Compact Case – One of the most compact 400 amp machines available. Suitable for many Utes and Service Trucks.
  • Stainless Steel Enclosure – Standard stainless steel roof, side panels and engine-access door deliver added protection and durability.
  • VRD Voltage Reduction Device – Reduced OCV in the weld modes for added safety. (n/a Pipe in mode)
  • Arc Gouging – Arc gouging with up to 8mm carbons. With new Carbon Arc Gouging Mode delivers improved gouging performance including VRD.
  • Reliable Engine – 4 cylinder, 1500 RPM Perkins diesel engine runs smoothly and quietly. Standard engine gauges allow you to monitor performance at a glance.
  • Low Noise – 71 dBA at 7m is one of the quietest 400 amp engine-driven welders available


Product Weights & Dimensions

Dimensions (H x W x D) 913 mm x 686 mm x 1524 mm (35.9 in x 27 in x 60 in)
Net Weight 559 kg (1230 lbs)


Machines Processes Stick (SMAW)
Gouging (CAC-A)
Flux-Cored Self-Shielded (FCAW-S)
Flux-Cored Gas-Shielded (FCAW-G)
IEC Rating 350A / 34V / 100% @ 40°C (104°F )
Max Rating 400A
Output Range by Mode 30 - 400A
Open Circuit Voltage >32 Peak OCV at 1800 RPM - VRD Active 73 Peak OCV at 1800 RPM - VRD Deactivated
Rated Gouging Carbon Diameter 5/16" (8.0 mm)
Wire Feeder Supply Voltage 115VAC
Amphenol Pins (type of connector) 6
Work Lead Connector Type Lug

Engine Driven Welders

Single Phase Auxiliary Output 7200 Watts Continuous, 240V 2x 15A
Three Phase Auxiliary Output 13,200 Watts Continuous, 415V 14,000 Watts Peak 415V
Auxiliary Output Frequency 50 Hz
Engine Brand & Model Perkins®
Engine Description 4 Cylinder Water Cooled Diesel Engine
Engine Horsepower 27.6 HP @ 1500 RPM
Emissions Rating US EPA Tier 4i
High Idle Operating Speed @ Rated Output 1500
Low Idle Operating Speed 1200
Sound Rating @23 ft. (7m) 71dBA @ 7M
Fuel Tank Size (US gal.) 20
Fuel Tank Size (L) 76
Oil Capacity (qts.) 2.1
Oil Capacity (L) 8
Coolant Capacity (US gal.) 2
Coolant Capacity (L) 7.6

Basic Specification

Mode Icon CC/CV
Output Range 14-36V CV,20-250A DC TIG,30-400A DC,40-300A Pipe,90-400A Gouge
Polarity DC
Rated Output 400A/30V/60%,350A/34V/100%
Generator Output 3-PH: 13.2 kW cont., 1-PH: 7.2 kW cont.


Typical Application Construction


Warranty 3 Years Parts and Labor - Engine warranted separately by engine manufacturer