Features for the
Lincoln Electric K3068-1 Welder
POWER MIG. ® The Professional’s ChoiceSM
The POWER MIG® 256 sets the standard for MIG and flux-cored welding in light industrial job shop fabrication, maintenance, or repair work.
Diamond Core Technology™: Delivers a forgiving arc, excellent out-of-position arc stability, low spatter and a wide voltage sweet spot at a given wire feed speed for steel, stainless steel, or aluminum.
MAXTRAC® cast aluminum industrial wire drive: Features dual driven rolls, regulated wire feed speed control, brass-to-brass connections and Lincoln’s 100% wire supporting split wire guide system.
Digital meters: For set up, meters display your preset voltage and wire feed speed. During welding, actual voltage is displayed.
New! Magnum® PRO gun and cable 15 ft. (4.5 m): Makes it easy to reach your work.
Copper Plus® contact tips: Larger tip diameter and mass improves heat dissipation to increase tip life.
Add a spool gun: The POWER MIG® 256 is spool gun ready for the premium Magnum® 250LX gun and spool gun capable with the Magnum® SG (requires adapter).
115V auxiliary receptacle: (208/230V model only) to power a grinder or other auxiliary equipment in your work area.
New! Great value-adding features
Coil Claw™ Cable Management system keeps your workstation organized.
Convenient top-mounted gun expendables tray.
All metal case front.
" Magnum® PRO 250L gun with 15 ft. (4.5 m) cable assembly (K3081-2) Top-mounted gun expendables tray. Built-in undercarriage with easy-load gas cylinder platform. Work clamp and 10 ft. (3.0 m) cable. 10 ft. (3.0 m) 230V input power cable with plug. Drive roll and wire guide to feed both .035 in. & .045 in. (0.9 & 1.2 mm) wire. Gas regulator and hose kit for argon blend gases. (For use with CO2 shielding gas
order a Lincoln Electric S19298 CO2 shielding gas bottle adapter.) (K586-1) Large color-coded procedure recommendation sheet.
Product Weights & Dimensions
Dimensions (H x W x D): 31.8 in x 18.9 in x 38.8 in (808 mm x 480 mm x 985 mm)
Net Weight: 245 lbs. (111.132 kg)
Max Rating: 300
Input Voltage: 208/230
Input Current: 56/52A
Input Hertz: 60
Input Power: 208/230/1/60
Input Phase: 1
Mode Icon: CV
Output Range: 30-300A
Rated Output: 250A/26V/40%
Maintenance & Repair
This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.