Champion® Elite 260 Stick Welder/Generator | HobartWelders

Champion® Elite 260 Stick Welder/Generator

The heavy-duty, 2-in-1 welder/generator combines an 11,000-watt generator with a 260-amp DC welder. Designed for Stick welding with quick and easy arc starts.
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2-in-1 design
260-amp welder and 11,000-watt generator. You get a welder and generator for about what you would pay for just a generator!
Portable and compact
Just over three feet long and weighs less than competitive units.
Kohler engine
Has a 12-gallon fuel tank and low oil pressure shutdown. Dependable engine conserves fuel and provides long operation before refueling.
More weld output
Provides 15 percent more power for DC stick welding than a 225-amp welder/generator.
Easier maintenance
Help maintain scheduled routine oil servicing (every 100 hours) and other preventative maintenance.
Quick-set amperage control
Easy to set up and start welding.
Rugged door panel
The rugged hinged door panel protects the receptacles and output studs.
Auto idle
Machine has greater fuel savings and reduced noise.
Hobart 5/3/1 industrial warranty
Five-year warranty on transformers, stabilizers and main rectifiers; three years on generators, PC boards and drive systems; and one year on guns (MIG, plasma and TIG torches).

Not Included

  • Weld leads


Product Literature

General Specifications

Title Champion® Elite 260 Stick Welder/Generator
Industries Interests Construction
Farm and Ranch
Auto Repair
Maintenance and Repair - Field Operations
Engine Idle Speed 2400 RPM
Engine Weld Speed 3600 RPM
Fuel Tank Size 12 gal.
Fuel Type Gasoline
Amperage 40 A - 260 A
Horsepower 23 hp
Weldable Metals Stainless Steel
Rated Output 260 A @ 25 V, 100% duty cycle
Single Phase Generator Continuous Power 9500 W
Single Phase Generator Peak Power 11000 W
Sound Rating 72 dB
Current Type DC
Max Open Circuit Voltage 80 VDC
Portability Lift Eye (Standard)
Weld Output CC
Warranty 3 Years
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