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Technically no. In the USA the NFPA electrical code requires a separate circuit for each large appliance receptacle- there are a few exceptions (such as a heater and AC on same circuit) - I don't think the welder is one of the exceptions. In practice, as long as only one receptacle is used at a time, it will work fine Make sure that the wire size is correct for the current (amp) draw. This is taken off of the welder nameplate. Size the breaker to protect the wire size. If more that one welder gets plugged in the breaker will trip.

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Q: Can you install two 220v receptacles for a welder in two different areas of your shop on the same circuit?
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