Chicago Electric 94739 Assembly and Operating instructions

Autobody Dent Repair
Welding Kit
94739
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
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Specifications
Power
Requirement
230VAC, Single Phase, 60 Hz, 60
Amps
Max Power
(Instant)
10KVA
Secondary
No Load
Voltage
8.8V - 9.5V
Max. Working
Current
(Instant)
1300 A
Timed Work
Mode
Timed Range: 0 - 1.2 sec.
Required
Electrical
Plug
3-Prong, 230 VAC, Polarized, Twist Lock, 60
Amps for maximum output (not included)
Included
Accessories
(6) Electrode Tips, Slide-pull Hammer, (2) Hook Tips, (3) Carbon Rods
Duty Cycle
15% Spot Welding at Max. Output Power
40% Carbon Warming at Min. Output Power
Dimensions
17”L x 11”W x 11”H
Net Weight
63 Lbs.
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General Safety Warnings and Precautions
WARNING: When using tool, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the
risk of personal injury and damage to equipment.
Read all instructions before using this tool!
Work Area Safety
1.
2
3.
Keep your work area clean and well lit. Cluttered benches and dark areas invite accidents.
Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres, such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases, or dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust or fumes.
Keep bystanders, children, and visitors away while operating a power tool. Distractions
can cause you to lose control. Protect others in the work area from debris such as chips and sparks.
Provide barriers or shields as needed.
Electrical Safety
4.
Grounded tools must be plugged into an outlet properly installed and grounded in accordance with all codes and ordinances. Never remove the grounding prong or modify the plug
in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs. Check with a qualified electrician if you are in
doubt whether the outlet is properly grounded. If the tool should electrically malfunction or break
down, grounding provides a low resistance path to carry electricity away from the user.
5.
Avoid body contact with grounded surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges, and refrigerators. There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is grounded.
6.
Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions. Water entering a power tool will increase
the risk of electric shock.
7.
Do not abuse the Power Cord. Never use the Power Cord to carry the tool or pull the Plug
from an outlet. Keep the Power Cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges, or moving parts.
Replace damaged Power Cords immediately. Damaged Power Cords increase the risk of electric
shock.
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8.
When operating a power tool outside, use an outdoor extension cord marked “W-A” or “W”.
These extension cords are rated for outdoor use, and reduce the risk of electric shock.
Personal Safety
9.
Stay alert. Watch what you are doing, and use common sense when operating a power tool.
Do not use a power tool while tired or under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or medication. A
moment of inattention while operating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
10. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Contain long hair. Keep your hair, clothing,
and gloves away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair can be caught in moving
parts.
11. Avoid accidental starting. Be sure the Power Switch is off before plugging in. Carrying power
tools with your finger on the Power Switch, or plugging in power tools with the Power Switch on,
invites accidents.
12. Remove adjusting keys or wrenches before turning the power tool on. A wrench or a key that
is left attached to an operational part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
13. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times. Proper footing and balance
enables better control of the power tool in unexpected situations.
WARNING: This product, when used for welding, plasma cutting, soldering, or similar
applications, produces chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth
defects (or other reproductive harm). (California Health & Safety Code § 25249.5, et seq.)
Tool Use and Care
14. Use clamps (not included) or other practical ways to secure and support the work piece to a stable
platform. Holding the work by hand or against your body is unstable and may lead to loss of control.
15. Do not force the tool. Use the correct tool for your application. The correct tool will do the job
better and safer at the rate for which it is designed.
16. Do not use the power tool if the Power Switch does not turn it on or off. Any tool that cannot be
controlled with the Power Switch is dangerous and must be replaced.
17. Disconnect the Power Cord Plug from the power source before making any adjustments,
changing accessories, or storing the tool. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the tool accidentally.
18. Store idle tools out of reach of children and other untrained persons. Tools are dangerous in
the hands of untrained users.
19. Maintain tools with care. Keep the welder clean. Properly maintained tools function better and
are easier to control. Do not use a damaged tool. Tag damaged tools “Do not use” until repaired.
20. Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, and any other condition that may affect the tool’s operation. If damaged, have the tool serviced before using.
Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained tools.
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Service
1.
Tool service must be performed only by qualified repair personnel. Service or maintenance
performed by unqualified personnel could result in a risk of injury.
2.
When servicing a tool, use only identical replacement parts. Follow instructions in the “Inspection, Maintenance, And Cleaning” section of this manual. Use of unauthorized parts or failure to follow maintenance instructions may create a risk of electric shock or injury.
3.
Use only accessories that are recommended by the manufacturer for your model. Accessories
that may be suitable for one tool may become hazardous when used on another tool.
Specific Safety Rules
1. Ground this product. This Welder requires the attachment and use of a UL listed, 230 volt,
grounded, 3-prong, electrical Power Cord Plug (not included). Only a qualified electrician should
install the Power Cord Plug. Never remove the grounding prong or modify the Power Cord Plug in
any way. Do not use adapter plugs with this product. To comply with the National Electric Code,
and to provide additional protection from the risk of electrical shock, this product should only be
connected to a 230 volt, 3-hole outlet that is properly grounded and protected by a Ground Fault
Circuit Interrupter (GFCI).
2.
Industrial applications must follow OSHA guidelines.
3.
Have a designated safe place to set down the welding gun which is not flammable, will protect
the gun from being bumped or dropped and will not conduct electricity.
4.
Never leave the welder unattended when it is plugged into an electrical outlet. Turn off the
welder, and unplug it from its electrical outlet before leaving.
5.
WARNING! People with pacemakers should consult their physician(s) before using this product.
Electromagnetic fields in close proximity to a heart pacemaker could cause interference to or failure
of the pacemaker.
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6. Maintain a safe working environment. Keep the work area well lit. Make sure there is adequate
surrounding workspace. Always keep the work area free of obstructions, grease, oil, trash, and other
debris. Do not use a power tool in areas near flammable chemicals, dusts, and vapors. Do not use
this product in a damp or wet location.
7. Prevent eye injury and burns. Wearing and using ANSI-approved personal safety clothing and
safety devices reduce the risk for injury.
• Wear ANSI approved safety impact eye goggles with a welding helmet with protective lens.
• Leather leggings, fire resistant shoes or boots should be worn when using this product. Do
not wear pants with cuffs, shirts with open pockets, or any clothing that can catch and hold molten
metal or sparks.
• Keep clothing free of grease, oil, solvents, or any flammable substances. Wear dry, insulating
gloves and protective clothing.
• Wear an approved head covering to protect the head and neck. Use aprons, cape, sleeves,
shoulder covers, and bibs designed and approved for welding and cutting procedures.
• When welding/cutting overhead or in confined spaces, wear flame resistant ear plugs or ear muffs
to keep sparks out of ears.
8. Prevent accidental fires. Remove any combustible material from the work area.
•
When possible, move the work to a location well away from combustible materials. If
relocation is not possible, protect the combustibles with a cover made of fire resistant
material.
• Remove or make safe all combustible materials for a radius of 35 feet (10 meters) around the work
area. Use a fire resistant material to cover or block all open doorways, windows, cracks, and other
openings.
• Enclose the work area with portable fire resistant screens. Protect combustible walls, ceilings,
floors, etc., from sparks and heat with fire resistant covers.
• If working on a metal wall, ceiling, etc., prevent ignition of combustibles on the other side by moving
the combustibles to a safe location. If relocation of combustibles is not possible, designate someone
to serve as a fire watch, equipped with a fire extinguisher, during the cutting process and for at least
one half hour after the cutting is completed.
• Do not weld or cut on materials having a combustible coating or combustible internal structure, as
in walls or ceilings, without an approved method for eliminating the hazard.
• Do not dispose of hot slag in containers holding combustible materials. Keep a fire extinguisher
nearby and know how to use it.
• After spot welding, make a thorough examination for evidence of fire. Be aware that easily visible
smoke or flame may not be present for some time after the fire has started. Do not weld or cut in
atmospheres containing dangerously reactive or flammable gases, vapors, liquids, and dust. Provide
adequate ventilation in work areas to prevent accumulation of flammable gases, vapors, and dust.
Do not apply heat to a container that has held an unknown substance or a combustible material
whose contents, when heated, can produce flammable or explosive vapors. Clean and purge containers before applying heat. Vent closed containers, including castings, before preheating, welding,
or cutting.
9.
Avoid overexposure to fumes and gases. Always keep your head out of the fumes. Do not breathe
the fumes. Use enough ventilation or exhaust, or both, to keep fumes and gases from your breathing
zone and general area.
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• Where ventilation is questionable, have a qualified technician take an air sampling to determine
the need for corrective measures. Use mechanical ventilation to improve air quality. If engineering
controls are not feasible, use an approved respirator.
• Work in a confined area only if it is well ventilated, or while wearing an air supplied respirator.
• Follow OSHA guidelines for Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL’s) for various fumes and gases.
• Follow the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists recommendations for
Threshold Limit Values (TLV’s) for fumes and gases.
• Have a recognized specialist in Industrial Hygiene or Environmental Services check the operation
and air quality and make recommendations for the specific welding or cutting situation.
10. Read and understand all instructions and safety precautions as outlined in the manufacturer’s
manual for the material you will weld or cut.
11. Do not touch live electrical parts. Wear dry, insulating gloves. Do not touch electrode or conductor
tong with bare hand. Do not wear wet or damaged gloves.
12. Protect yourself from electric shock. Do not use outdoors. Insulate yourself from the workpiece
and ground. Use nonflammable, dry insulating material if possible, or use dry rubber mats, dry wood
or plywood, or other dry insulating material big enough to cover your full area of contact with the
work or ground.
13. Use caution when pulling out a dent. A weld or panel may unexpectedly give way, possibly
causing personal injury if caution is not exercised. Always pull in such a way that you will not lose
balance, strike yourself, or otherwise injure yourself if the weld breaks. When using a Slide Hammer,
make sure your body will not be in the way of the impacting weight.
14. WARNING! The warnings and cautions discussed in this manual cannot cover all possible conditions
and situations that may occur. It must be understood by the operator that common sense and caution
are factors which cannot be built into this product, but must be supplied by the operator.
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GROUNDING
NOTE: This tool requires the installation of a 3-prong 230 VAC, polarized twistlock power cord plug
(not included). The plug must be installed by a qualified electrician. See Figure A below.
WARNING! Improperly connecting the grounding wire can result in the risk of electric shock.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are in doubt as to whether the outlet is properly grounded.
Do not modify the power cord plug provided with the tool. Never remove the grounding prong from
the plug. Do not use the tool if the power cord or plug is damaged. If damaged, have it repaired
by a service facility before use. If the plug will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a
qualified electrician.
GROUNDED TOOLS: TOOLS WITH THREE PRONG PLUGS
1.
Tools marked with “Grounding Required” have a three wire cord and three prong grounding plug. The
plug must be connected to a properly grounded outlet. If the tool should electrically malfunction or
break down, grounding provides a low resistance path to carry electricity away from the user, reducing the risk of electric shock. (See Figure A.)
2.
The grounding prong in the plug is connected through the green wire inside the cord to the grounding system in the tool. The green wire in the cord must be the only wire connected to the tool’s
grounding system and must never be attached to an electrically “live” terminal. (See Figure A.)
3.
Your tool must be plugged into an appropriate outlet, properly installed by a certified electrician
and grounded in accordance with all codes and ordinances. The plug and outlet should look like
those in the following illustration. (See Figure A.)
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EXTENSION CORDS
1.
Grounded, 230 VAC tools require a three wire extension cord.
2.
As the distance from the supply outlet increases, you must use a heavier gauge extension cord. Using extension cords with inadequately sized wire causes a serious drop in voltage, resulting in loss of
power and possible tool damage. (See Figure B, below.)
3.
The smaller the gauge number of the wire, the greater the capacity of the cord. For example, a 10
gauge cord can carry a higher current than a 12 gauge cord. (See Figure B.)
4.
When using more than one extension cord to make up the total length, make sure each cord contains at least the minimum wire size required. (See Figure B.)
5.
If you are using an extension cord outdoors, make sure it is marked with the suffix “W-A” (“W” in
Canada) to indicate it is acceptable for outdoor use.
6.
Make sure your extension cord is properly wired and in good electrical condition. Always replace a
damaged extension cord or have it repaired by a qualified electrician before using it.
7.
Protect your extension cords from sharp objects, excessive heat, and damp or wet areas.
SYMBOLOGY
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Unpacking
When unpacking, check to make sure that the product is intact and undamaged.
Included Components and Accessories:
Welding Unit
Electrode with Magnet / Shrinking Electrode
Puller Assembly
(2) Pot Hooks
(50) Washers
(3) Carbon Electrodes
(2) Spare Fuses
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Assembly
1.
A 230 V plug (not included) must be installed on the Power Cord before use by a qualified technician.
Caution: Be sure the plug and Power supply are appropriate for this tool. Circuit must be at least 60 Amps.
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Control Panel
1.
Function Selector (1):
a) Continuous Operation is used for Carbon warming
and tempering of work material.
b) Timed Operation is used for washer or needle
welding.
c) OFF to turn off power supply to welder.
2.
Timer Control (2): Sets the duration of the pulse
during timed welding operation. Settings range from 0
to 1.2 seconds.
3.
Power light (3): indicates that power is supplied to
the welder.
4. Thermostat light (4): comes on if overheat cutoff
function is active.
5. Working light (5): indicates that welding operation is in process.
Installing the Welding Tip
Various tips are supplied for different welding operations. Select and install the appropriate tip before
beginning work. WARNING: The welder must be OFF and UNPLUGGED when installing tips.
1.
Insert the butt end of the tip into the Welding Gun. Be sure the welding tip is firmly seated in the gun.
2.
Rotate the collar of the gun clockwise to tighten the tip.
Welding Tip Selection:
1.
Electrode with magnet for washer: Washer can be held in magnetic tip, to be spot welded to dented
area. Washer will later be pulled to pull out dent.
2.
Washer electrode reversed for shrinking: Magnetic washer electrode may be reversed in the gun and
used for shrinking. A convex dented area can be heated, then cooled with a wet rag to shrink the
metal and reduce the swelling.
3.
Carbon Electrode: May be used for cutting, filling cracks or heating for tempering or shrinking.
4.
Spot Weld Needle tips: Used for spot welding.
Duty Cycle
This welder is rated for 15% duty cycle during welding at maximum power and 40% during warming
at minimum power. Do not exceed duty cycle limits, as that may overheat the machine causing
damage or premature wear. If the welder overheats, the Thermostat Light will come on, the welder
will automatically shut off, and must remain off at least 30 minutes until cool.
NOTE: Duty Cycle is the percentage of 10 minutes the welder can be in operation
without overheating. 15% duty cycle means that the welder can be energized
approximately 1-½ minutes out of each 10 minute period. 40% duty cycle means the welder
can be energized approx. 4 minutes out of each 10 minute period.
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NOTE: Welding is a complex operation requiring training, skill and
practice. We strongly recommend professional training before attempting
any welding operation. This manual is intended only as basic information
and cannot cover all aspects of the welding process.
Preparing to use the welder
1.
Always clean both sides of the work material at and near the work place to remove paint, rust, dirt,
grease and other contaminating material. Contaminants will interfere with the welding process, and
may cause noxious gasses to be produced as they are heated during the welding operation.
2.
Always connect the Ground Clamp to another cleaned location as close as possible to the work area
(no more than 12” away).
NOTE: Always wear and use ANSI-approved personal safety clothing and safety devices to reduce
the risk for injury.
Spot Welding Washers using the Magnetic Washer Tip
1.
Thoroughly clean the area to be worked on using an angle grinder, powered wire brush or similar
tool.
2.
Attach the Ground Clamp near the area to be repaired.
3.
Turn the Function Selector to the TIMED setting. Set the Timer Control to between 0.1 and 1.2 seconds. NOTE: The time must be adjusted for the thickness and relative density of the work material. In
general, larger thicker washers will require longer welding time.
4.
Insert a flat washer into the Magnetic Washer Tip.
5.
Using the gun, press the washer against the dented area. Squeeze the trigger. The washer will be
welded to the work material. Release the Trigger.
6.
You may use washers of different sizes and thicknesses for different dents. Larger washers will have
more pulling power. Be sure to use washers that are NOT galvanized or electroplated, and are free
of rust, grease, dirt or other contaminants.
7.
If necessary, you can spot weld the washer, then heat the surrounding area before pulling the
washer. Heating the surrounding area will anneal, soften the metal making dent removal easier.
WARNING: Galvanized and electroplated metals generally have a zinc based plating to resist rust.
When heated, zinc gives off a harmful, potentially poisonous gas. Do not weld with electroplated or
galvanized materials.
Schematic of Washer Welding
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Using the Extractor Hook
1.
Thread the Extractor Hook (Pot Hook) onto the slide puller assembly. Fit the extractor hook onto the
washer.
2.
Hold the Hand grip with one hand, and pull the Striker back sharply against the handle. This action
will pull out the dent. Repeat as necessary. You may need to weld on additional washers at various
spots to pull out the dent completely.
3.
To remove the washers, grip the washer with a pliers (not included), and bend back and forth until
the washer breaks off.
4.
Using a grinder (not included), remove the weld spot from each repair location before finishing the dent
repair.
About Spot Welding
Spot welding is used to join two items of metal together. A high energy electrical force is applied at
a small location for a short time. This electrical force causes the two items of metal to melt and fuse
together at that spot.
If the electrical force is not large enough, if the duration is too short, or the metal is too thick or is
dirty, the weld may not properly fuse.
If the electrical force is too high, if the duration is too long, or the metal is too thin, the metal may
burn through; “blowing out” and causing a hole in the work material.
In auto body repair work, washers or pins may be welded to a spot on the vehicle body to allow a
dent to be pulled out. The washer or pin is then removed, and the spot ground smooth for finishing. In
cases where there is a hole or severely damaged body panel, a new sheet may be spot welded over
the damaged area to provide a new surface for finishing.
Proper welding is a skill that takes some time and practice to acquire. Experienced welders will usually make one or more practice welds on scrap material, to adjust these variables, before making
welds on the work material.
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Using the Shrinking Electrode
1.
Insert the Magnetic / Shrinking Electrode in the Gun with the rounded Shrinking end protruding.
2.
Set the Ground Clamp as close as possible to the damaged area.
3.
Set the Function Selector to CONTINUOUS.
4.
Place the Electrode on the damaged area and squeeze the trigger. The electrode will heat up, as
will the work material. Use the electrode to press the heated material down into shape, reducing or
“shrinking” convex dents.
CAUTION: Be aware of your working time and do not exceed the welder’s Duty Cycle.
Using the Carbon Electrodes
The Carbon Electrodes can be used for warming or tempering, spot welding sheets together, crack
filling or cutting sheet metal.
CAUTION: Be aware of your working time and do not exceed the welder’s Duty Cycle.
For Warming:
1.
Insert the carbon electrode into the gun and tighten into place.
2.
Connect the Ground near the work area.
3.
Set the Function Selector to the “CONTINUOUS” setting.
4.
Contact the metal with the electrode, holding the trigger down, and moving the electrode continuously over the surface.
5.
When the surface has been heated, release the trigger and remove the electrode from the metal.
6.
Warming the metal will anneal it, causing it to become softer. Sudden cooling of annealed metal,
such as by applying water will temper the metal, causing it to become harder.
7.
Depending on your reason for heating the area, you may hammer the annealed area to shape it, or apply a wet rag to the surface to temper the metal. Repeat the heating and working process as needed.
Spot Welding:
1.
Using the Carbon Electrode, set the Function switch to “CONTINUOUS”.
2.
Clamp the new sheet of metal to the car body.
3.
Attach the ground nearby the work location.
4.
Contact the electrode to the car body NOT the patch material, and squeeze the trigger. Hold the
trigger in the ON position while the metal heats up. When you observe the metal beginning to fuse,
either remove the electrode from the metal, making a spot weld, or move the electrode to make a
line weld.
Crack Filling:
1.
Using the Carbon Electrode, set the Function switch to “CONTINUOUS”.
2.
Insert a clean piece of steel wire into the crack which has been cleaned and prepared for welding.
3.
Attach the ground nearby the work location.
4.
Contact the electrode to the metal and squeeze the trigger. Hold the trigger in the ON position while
the metal heats up. When you observe the wire beginning to fuse, move the electrode along the
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Cutting with the Carbon Electrodes:
1.
Using the Carbon Electrode, set the Function switch to “CONTINUOUS”.
2.
Attach the ground nearby the work location.
3.
Contact electrode to metal and squeeze the trigger. Hold trigger in ON position while the metal heats
up. Eventually the metal will begin to melt. Move the Carbon Electrode along a path to cut the metal.
WARNING: Plan ahead for the molten metal to fall onto a non-flammable surface, such as
a concrete floor. Protect yourself, others and property from potential fire and burn injury
caused by falling and splattering molten metal.
Maintenance and Troubleshooting
1.
Anyone using this welder must have adequate training in the use of electric welders and related
operations. This tool can be easily damaged by unskilled use.
2.
Keep untrained or unauthorized persons away from the welder at all times.
3.
After power is turned on, do not allow electrode tip to come closer than 6” from Grounding Clamp.
When not welding, turn power off and do not lay the gun and Grounding Clamp on the same metal
surface, as they may short out.
4.
Always handle the Gun gently to avoid damage to its casing, handle or trigger. Always keep the
electrodes, gun, cables and welder case clean and dry.
6.
Store the welder in a clean dry place. Do not allow it to become wet or contaminated with grease,
oils, etc. Do not allow the welder or its components to be exposed to long periods of direct sunlight.
7.
In case of maintenance or repair, use only a qualified repair technician.
To Replace Fuse, screw open fuse holder on back of welder case.
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Problem
Will not function.
Power Light is
not on.
Power light and
Thermostat light
are on, but welder
doesn’t function.
Working light is
on but tool will not
weld.
Welding functions
are OK, but timer
doesn’t operate.
Excess splatter
or sparkles when
welding.
Welds are made,
but they are not
strong.
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
Power is OFF.
Connect to power supply.
Main Switch is not turned ON.
Turn on switch.
Fuse is broken.
Replace fuse.
Automatic overheat interrupt protection.
Allow welder to cool for at least 30 minutes.
Bad Ground.
Check to be sure there is a positive ground.
Metal is not clean.
Clean the work material removing paint, rust , dirt and grease.
Function selector is set on CONTINUOUS.
Move function selector to TIMED.
Traces of paint or rust have not been removed
completely.
Stop work and clean the work material thoroughly.
Power voltage isn’t up to required level.
Check to be sure power supply is at least 230 VAC.
Wiring or extension cords do not meet standard.
Be sure the wiring meets standards specified on pages 7-9 of
this manual.
Grounding clamp is too far away from electrode.
Reset the Grounding Clamp in a better position.
Work material is not clean. or has rust or paint
on it.
Clean work material.
Selected work time is too short.
Try a longer weld time.
Washers or work material is too thick, or not a
suitable alloy.
Try different sizes and types of work materials.
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Welder Accessories
8A
9A
Spot Weld Needle
3 pc
Extractor
1 pc
Main Wire Connection
Diagram
Circuit
Diagram
D1
power
D2
hot
D3
work
S3
Microswitch
FUSE
250V/3A
S1-2
Main Switch
J
U
S1-1
Main Switch
Control Board
OFF
S2
Thermostat
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Parts List
Part
Description
Part
Description
1
Transformer
16
Grounding Clamp
2
Cooling Fan
17
Welding Gun
3
Relay
18
Cable Bushing
4
Shift Switch
19
Cable Bushing
5
Front Panel
20
Timer Knob
6
Auxillary Transformer
21
Function Selector
7
Fuse Holder
22
Top Cover
8
Main Cable
23
Handle
9
Cable Bushing
24
Power Light
10
Fan Cover
25
Thermostat Light
11
Thermostat
26
Working Light
12
Control Board
27
Trigger
13
Work Cable
28
Electrode Holder Mandrel
14
Spot Welding Cable
29
Control Cable
15
Framework
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Assembly Photo
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Assembly Photo
NOTE: Some parts are listed and shown for illustration purposes only and are not available individually as
replacement parts.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY
THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR HAS PROVIDED THE PARTS DIAGRAM IN THIS MANUAL AS A REFERENCE
TOOL ONLY. NEITHER THE MANUFACTURER NOR DISTRIBUTOR MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND TO THE BUYER THAT HE OR SHE IS QUALIFIED TO MAKE ANY REPAIRS TO THE PRODUCT OR THAT HE OR
SHE IS QUALIFIED TO REPLACE ANY PARTS OF THE PRODUCT. IN FACT, THE MANUFACTURER AND/OR DISTRIBUTOR
EXPRESSLY STATES THAT ALL REPAIRS AND PARTS REPLACEMENTS SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN BY CERTIFIED AND
LICENSED TECHNICIANS AND NOT BY THE BUYER. THE BUYER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF
HIS OR HER REPAIRS TO THE ORIGINAL PRODUCT OR REPLACEMENT PARTS THERETO, OR ARISING OUT OF HIS OR
HER INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT PARTS THERETO.
REV 06l, 08b
SKU 94739
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Limited 1 Year / 90 day warranty
Harbor Freight Tools Co. makes every effort to assure that its products meet high
quality and durability standards, and warrants to the original purchaser that for a period of
ninety days from date of purchase that the torch, liner, wire feed mechanism (if applicable),
welding clamps, electrode holders, cables and accessories packed with the welder are free
of defects in materials and workmanship. This Limited 90 Day/1 Year Warranty shall not
apply to consumable parts such as tips, welding wire, and gas nozzles. Harbor Freight Tools
also warrants to the original purchaser, for a period of one year from date of purchase, that
the transformer and rectifier are free from defects in materials and workmanship (90 days
if used by a professional contractor or if used as rental equipment). This warranty does
not apply to damage due directly or indirectly to misuse, abuse, negligence or accidents,
repairs or alterations outside our facilities, normal wear and tear, or to lack of maintenance.
We shall in no event be liable for death, injuries to persons or property, or for incidental,
contingent, special or consequential damages arising from the use of our product. Some
states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so
the above limitation of exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty is expressly
in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied, including the
warranties of merchantability and fitness.
To take advantage of this warranty, the product or part must be returned to us with
transportation charges prepaid. Proof of purchase date and an explanation of the complaint
must accompany the merchandise. If our inspection verifies the defect, we will either
repair or replace the product at our election or we may elect to refund the purchase price
if we cannot readily and quickly provide you with a replacement. We will return repaired
products at our expense, but if we determine there is no defect, or that the defect resulted
from causes not within the scope of our warranty, then you must bear the cost of returning
the product.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights
which vary from state to state.
3491 Mission Oaks Blvd. • PO Box 6009 • Camarillo, CA 93011 • (800) 444-3353
REV 08b
SKU 94739
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