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Lincoln Electric AC-225 Stick Welder

Model # K1170|Store SKU # 1000174256

Overview

Model # K1170 Store SKU # 1000174256

The AC-225 Stick Welder is Lincoln Electric's best selling arc welder of all time. The AC-225 produces an extremely smooth AC arc for welding a wide variety of materials including carbon, low alloy, and stainless steels as well as cast iron. Full range 40-225 amp selector switch quickly sets the welding current and ensures a uniform arc each and every time you weld.

  1. Traditional design provides long-life and low cost operation
  1. 225 amp AC output is enough for 3/16 in. (4.8mm) diameter general purpose mild steel electrodes and 5/32 in. (4.0mm) sizes of other electrodes
  1. Compact size allows for easy storage and handling

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in inches)
12
Assembled Height (in inches)
24
Assembled Weight (in lbs)
109
Assembled Width (in inches)
17.25
Packaged Depth (in inches)
14.5
Packaged Height (in inches)
24.5
Packaged Weight (In lbs)
96
Packaged Width (in inches)
18.5

Details

Certified
Yes
Country of Origin
US-United States
Voltage (volts)
230

Warranty / Certifications

3 year warranty. 1-800-268-0812
AC-225 Stick WelderLincoln Electric AC-225 Stick WelderThe AC-225 Stick Welder is Lincoln Electric's best selling arc welder of all time. The AC-225 produces an extremely smooth AC arc for welding a wide variety of materials including carbon, low alloy, and stainless steels as well as cast iron. Full range 40-225 amp selector switch quickly sets the welding current and ensures a uniform arc each and every time you weld.
Lincoln Electric
1000174256
AC-225 Stick Welder is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 137.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great, can't beat an old stick welder. Works great, can't beat an old stick welder.
Date published: 2021-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2021-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from for the small welding jobs we use it's perfect. ... for the small welding jobs we use it's perfect. Trailer repairs, etc.
Date published: 2021-12-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I am a retired welding instructor I would recommend this Lincoln welder to anyone. These welders last forever and are easy to operate. I use it for farm repairs and art metal sculptures.
Date published: 2021-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Lincoln 225 Arc Welder works perfectly, I am very... The Lincoln 225 Arc Welder works perfectly, I am very happy with this product. I used a 12000 watt generator to power the welder and it made perfect welds that are strong and held the metal together on a truck frame. My son has driven the truck daily for over a week and the welds are still holding. I would recommend this product.
Date published: 2021-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replacement for 30 year old Lincoln 225 Good welder, burns a little hotter than the one I replaced.
Date published: 2021-09-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from My home depot card was stolen and the thieves went on a shopping spree. Don't know if product is... My home depot card was stolen and the thieves went on a shopping spree. Don't know if product is good or bad
Date published: 2021-07-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Didn’t meet the expected amps... Didn’t meet the expected amps
Date published: 2021-06-25
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how long are the supplied ground and electrod cables?

how long are the supplied ground and electrode cables?
Asked by: vic
? How long do you need ?
Answered by: ganu
Date published: 2022-01-20

What is the maximum thickness steel this can weld 1/4 inch or greater?

What is the maximum thickness steel this can weld 1/4 inch or greater?
Asked by: Mark
The welded bead obtained is unlimited to the thickness of the steel You'll just have to weld multiple passes to fill a vee groove butt joint
Answered by: ganu
Date published: 2021-03-25

What size breaker do you need to run this?

Asked by: Sparkey
I believe 40 amps should suffice,,,, Although this info can be confirmed on the machines Spec sheet In most cases you mite not use the machine to its highest setting,,, More than likely you'll be at mid point of it scale,, thus placing you about a 40 amp breaker
Answered by: ganu
Date published: 2021-03-25

how long is the lead and ground?

Asked by: timmmmmmy
NOT LONG ENOUGH,,,, Guessing !0 feet for each
Answered by: ganu
Date published: 2021-02-03

Will this Generator be able to run this welder?

Asked by: Joe
I'd suggest you call the generator factory in China and ask.
Answered by: TomB2
Date published: 2021-03-21

What size gas engine generator is needed to run this welder? How many watts needed?

Asked by: Bob
believe you'll need at least 40 amps ac -- Input volt/amps should be listed on its spec- sheet
Answered by: ganu
Date published: 2020-12-09

can I switch the plug to a 220v male end so I can use my existing circuit?

Asked by: Jeepguy
The plug that comes on this welder is already a 250 volt male plug.
Answered by: TomB2
Date published: 2021-03-21

what size generator do I need to operate this welder?

Asked by: Steven
This question has been answered numerous times on this forum. I suggest you review the questions and you will quickly find your answer.
Answered by: TomB2
Date published: 2021-12-02
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