Product Rating Summary
Lotos CT520D is a multi-process welder which gives you many alternative options for MIG welders. It replaces MIG welders with the plasma cutters. In this welder, the plasma cutter and TIG stick based welder is included. If you need a welder with best versatility for small jobs then Lotos CT520D is the best multi process welder in this price range. It consists of 50 AMP of air plasma cutter and TIG/Stick welder of 200 AMP. The plasma cutter has a max cut thickness of ½ inch and the max severance thickness of ¾ inch.
Lotos CT520D is a compact plasma cutter with perfect handling and comfortable grip. It has the ability to cut copper, aluminum, alloy steel, mild steel and stainless steel. This machine has an dual voltage frequency which allows you to use either 110v or 220v power inputs. It is necessary to buy a pigtail to use the standard household current along with the welder because it is not available in the box of welder. The weight of this multi-process welding machine is 40 pounds.
Lotos CT520D is a little machine which can be used for many jobs like for welding as well as for plasma cutting. The size of the plasma cutter is 50-amp which can easily cut ½ inch materials and also works perfectly even on ¾ inch materials. This machine works perfectly with the steel, copper and aluminum. The TIG welder in this machine provides 15 to 200 AMP welding current which is excellent for precise welding of thinner materials.
Lotos CT520D works perfectly with both foot pedal and hand torch welding controls. This machine also has the feature of Stick/MMA welding which has 15 to 200 AMP electric current output. The MMA welder comes with ARC start which is easy to handle and provides excellent welding experience to the user. This machine works perfectly because of the feature of dual voltage or dual frequency of 110/220 volts or 50/60 Hz. Because of the dual voltage compatibility it works with 220 volt or 110 volts directly with the help of pigtail.
Whom Is This Product Designed For?
Lotos CT520D is designed for the users who are looking for the versatile and durable welder and plasma cutter which is of small size and provides good portability. The package of this machine contains cutting torch, welding torch, air filters, regulators and a ground clamp. The plasma cutting power of this machine is very strong and it is a solid option according to its price range. This is a multi-purpose welding and plasma cutting machine which is specially designed for small garages and for home use. The TIG and ARC welding feature works very well and completes the process quickly and effectively. Whether you are a newbie or a professional welder this product is suitable for both. This welder is perfect for welding with many types of acid and base electrodes. Because of the light weight of this machine you can easily transfer this machine from home to garage without facing any problem.
Features Of Lotos CT520D Multi Purpose Machine
This machine comes with the plasma cutter with 50 AMP current output. The maximum ideal cut thickness of cutter is ½ inch and the maximum severance thickness is ¾ inch. This is a compact plasma cutter which has a portable hand for better portability. This cutter uses the non-hazardous compressed air which can easily cut stainless steel, aluminum, copper and alloy steel.
Dual voltage of 120v/220v
Because of the dual voltage, this product can be used in both home and welding shops with the full durability. For quick jobs you can use 12v and for time consuming jobs you can use 220v feature. This welder provides efficiency upto 80-90% which is very good for the normal and heavy users.
Size & Weight
This size of this machine is small and the weight is less. You can easily pick it up transfer it to anywhere and work on this anywhere with the help of a power source. You cannot judge its power just because of the small size. Despite less in size and weight, this is the powerful welding machine which you can use anywhere.
TIG and MMA
This machine provides the feature of both TIG and MMA welding with the help of both type of welders which are included in this machine. Arc-static function works perfectly and complete the jobs without taking extra time.
Pros and Cons of Lotos CT520D
Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Can you weld aluminum with this machine?
Ans- Yes you can easily weld aluminum.
- Does it come with tungsten electrodes? What size does it use 1/8 or 1/16?
Ans- Yes, 1/16.
- Does this machine need a foot pedal in order to use all functions?
Ans- Yes, if you want to TIG.
- What consumable kits are available for this model?
Ans - The consumables are LCON40.
The Lotos CT520D is a perfect plasma cutter with tig stick welder for those who wants portability and power in a single unit. This provides a great efficiency with a clean and quick cutting as well as welding. If you want a powerful machine with good portability then this product is best for you.