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Lincoln Electric Frontier® 400X Pipe (Perkins®) Engine Driven Welder / Generator - K3485-1


Unleash unparalleled welding precision with the Lincoln Electric Frontier® 400X Pipe (Perkins®). Packed with cutting-edge features, this welder/generator delivers up to 400 amps of DC multi-process welding power, making it your go-to choice for pipeline applications. The dedicated Pipe mode with DigFX™ technology ensures a smooth DC-style arc for flawless downhill pipe welding. With a robust 24.7 hp Perkins® diesel engine, CrossLinc® Technology, and a fuel-efficient design, this machine sets a new standard for pipeline welding excellence. Elevate your projects with reliability, innovation, and the trusted Lincoln Electric legacy.


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Lincoln Electric Frontier® 400X Pipe (Perkins®) Engine Driven Welder/Generator K3485-1 – Exceptional Pipeline Welding Power

Elevate your pipeline welding capabilities with the Frontier® 400X Pipe (Perkins®), a powerhouse welder/generator designed for excellence. This advanced machine delivers up to 400 amps of DC multi-process welding, making it ideal for a range of applications. Here’s what sets it apart:

Key Features:

Pipeline Focused: Tailored for pipeline welding, this machine offers superior arc performance and versatility, featuring specialized modes for mechanized equipment and advanced GMAW applications, including STT® and pulse welding.

Dedicated Pipe Mode: Exclusive to the Frontier 400X Pipe, a new Pipe mode with DigFX™ technology produces the classic DC-style arc for downhill pipe applications.

Next-Gen Display: Navigate with ease using the bright 7″ digital user interface, allowing you to save and recall weld parameter memories, receive maintenance reminders, and enable optional PIN user authorization.

CrossLinc® Technology: Revolutionize communication with CrossLinc®, enabling voltage or current control at the arc without additional cables. Built-in True Voltage Technology™ (TVT) compensates for voltage drop.

Fuel Efficiency with Auto-Stop/Start: Maximize efficiency with a class-leading 20 US gal. (75.7 L) fuel tank and integrated Auto-Stop/Start feature, reducing fuel costs and unnecessary engine wear.

Robust Perkins® Engine: Powered by a 24.7 hp Perkins® 403F-15T diesel engine, enjoy smooth and quiet operation, excellent cold-weather starting, and high-altitude performance, all while meeting EPA Tier 4 Final compliance.

Full Job-Site Versatility: With up to 400 amps (IEC rated at 325 amps) of welding current, tackle a myriad of welding and carbon arc gouging applications.

All Day Auxiliary Power: Generate up to 11 kW of continuous three-phase power for running industrial tools, ensuring productivity on the job site.

Trusted Reliability: Engineered tough to withstand harsh conditions and backed by a 3-year warranty for added peace of mind.

Order Now for Pipeline Welding Excellence: Limited stock available – secure your Frontier® 400X Pipe (Perkins®) today and experience the latest in welding innovation.


Explore additional accessories, including a user interface protective cover, remote output control, and the LN-25X wire feeder.


Product Weights & Dimensions:

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 35.9 in x 25.3 in x 60 in (913 mm x 643 mm x 1524 mm)
  • Net Weight: 1035 lbs (469 kg)


  • Processes:
    • Stick (SMAW)
    • Gouging (CAC-A)
    • TIG (GTAW)
    • MIG (GMAW)
    • Pulsed MIG (GMAW-P)
    • Flux-Cored Self-Shielded (FCAW-S)
    • Flux-Cored Gas-Shielded (FCAW-G)
    • Orbital MIG
  • IEC Rating: 325A / 33V / 100% @ 104°F (40°C)
  • Max Rating: 400A / 26V / 60% @ 104°F (40°C)
  • Output Range by Mode:
    • Stick/Pipe (SMAW): 30 – 400 Amps
    • CV-Wire (GMAW, FCAW-S, FCAW-G): 10 – 45 Volts
    • DC TIG (GTAW): 5 – 400 Amps
    • Arc Gouging (CAC-A): 60 – 400 Amps
  • Open Circuit Voltage: 71 Peak OCV at 1800 RPM
  • Rated Gouging Carbon Diameter: 5/16″ (8.0 mm)
  • Communication Technology: CrossLinc

Engine Driven Welders:

  • Single Phase Auxiliary Output: 10,000 Watts Continuous / 11,500 Watts Peak, 120/240V
  • Three Phase Auxiliary Output: 11,000 Watts Continuous / 12,500 Watts Peak, 240V
  • Auxiliary Output Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Receptacle Types:
    • NEMA 5-20R
    • NEMA 14-50R
    • NEMA 15-50R

Engine Details:

  • Brand & Model: Perkins® 403F-15T
  • Description: 3 Cylinder Turbocharged Water Cooled Diesel Engine
  • Horsepower: 24.7 hp (18.4 kW)
  • Block Size & Displacement: 91 cu. in (1.5 L)
  • Bore x Stroke: 3.3 in x 3.5 in (84 mm x 90 mm)
  • Emissions Rating: US EPA Tier 4 Final
  • Operating Speed:
    • High Idle: 1800
    • Low Idle: 1440
  • Sound Rating @23 ft. (7m):
    • Low Idle: 67 dBA
    • High Idle: 71 dBA
  • Fuel Tank Size: 20 US gal. / 75.7 L
  • Oil Capacity: 6.4 qts. / 6.0 L
  • Coolant Capacity: 1.8 US gal. / 6.8 L


  • Typical Applications:
    • Construction
    • Mining
    • Railroad Maintenance
    • Cross Country Pipeline
    • Construction & Field Erection
    • Maintenance & Repair
    • Offshore
    • Oil & Gas
    • Pipeline & Offshore
    • Power Generation
    • Shipbuilding
    • Structural Fabrication
    • Structural Welding


  • 3 Years Parts and Labor – Engine warranted separately by the engine manufacturer.

What’s Included

  • Machine Only
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