OM-271838D
2016−04
Processes
Stick (SMAW) Welding
TIG (GTAW) Welding
Air Carbon Arc (CAC-A)
Cutting and Gouging
Description
Engine Driven Welder/Generator
Big Blue 500X CE
(Perkins-Powered)
File: Engine Drive
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From Miller to You
Thank you and congratulations on choosing Miller. Now you can get
the job done and get it done right. We know you don’t have time to do
it any other way.
That’s why when Niels Miller first started building arc welders in 1929,
he made sure his products offered long-lasting value and superior
quality. Like you, his customers couldn’t afford anything less. Miller
products had to be more than the best they could be. They had to be the
best you could buy.
Today, the people that build and sell Miller products continue the
tradition. They’re just as committed to providing equipment and service
that meets the high standards of quality and value established in 1929.
This Owner’s Manual is designed to help you get the most out of your
Miller products. Please take time to read the Safety precautions. They
will help you protect yourself against potential hazards on the worksite.
We’ve made installation and operation quick
and easy. With Miller you can count on years
of reliable service with proper maintenance.
And if for some reason the unit needs repair,
there’s a Troubleshooting section that will
help you figure out what the problem is. The
Miller is the first welding parts list will then help you to decide the
equipment manufacturer in exact part you may need to fix the problem.
the U.S.A. to be registered to
the ISO 9001 Quality System Warranty and service information for your
Standard.
particular model are also provided.
Miller Electric manufactures a full line
of welders and welding related equipment.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 1 − SAFETY PRECAUTIONS − READ BEFORE USING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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1-1.
1-2.
Symbol Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Arc Welding Hazards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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1-3.
1-4.
Engine Hazards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Compressed Air Hazards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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1-5.
1-6.
Additional Symbols For Installation, Operation, And Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
California Proposition 65 Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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1-7. Principal Safety Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1-8. EMF Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 2 − CONSIGNES DE SÉCURITÉ − LIRE AVANT UTILISATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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2-1.
2-2.
Signification des symboles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dangers relatifs au soudage à l’arc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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2-3.
2-4.
Dangers existant en relation avec le moteur . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dangers liés à l’air comprimé . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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2-5.
2-6.
Dangers supplémentaires en relation avec l’installation, le fonctionnement et la maintenance . . . . .
Proposition californienne 65 Avertissements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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2-7.
2-8.
Principales normes de sécurité . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Informations relatives aux CEM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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SECTION 3 − DEFINITIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3-1. Additional Safety Symbols And Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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3-2. Miscellaneous Symbols And Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 4 − SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4-1. Serial Number And Rating Label Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4-2.
4-3.
Weld, Power, And Engine Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dimensions, Weights, And Operating Angles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4-4.
4-5.
Environmental Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Duty Cycle And Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4-6.
4-7.
Volt-Ampere Curves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Fuel Consumption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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4-8. AC Generator Power Curve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 5 − INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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5-1.
5-2.
5-3.
Installing Welder/Generator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Grounding Generator To Truck Or Trailer Frame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Lifting Eye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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5-4.
5-5.
Installing Exhaust Pipe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting The Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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5-6. Engine Prestart Checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5-7. Connecting To Weld Output Terminals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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5-8.
5-9.
Selecting Cable Sizes* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting To Remote Amperage Adjust Receptacle RC13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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SECTION 6 − OPERATING WELDER/GENERATOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6-1. Front Panel Controls (See Section 6-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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6-2.
6-3.
6-4.
Description Of Front Panel Controls (See Section 6-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remote Amperage Control (Optional) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Weld Control/Arc Condition Information Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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6-5.
Fuel/Hour Gauge Descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 7 − OPERATING AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7-1. Export Auxiliary Power Receptacles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
7-2. GFCI Receptacle Information, Resetting And Testing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 8 − MAINTENANCE & TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-1. Maintenance Label . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-2. Routine Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-3. Checking Generator Brushes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-4. Servicing Air Cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-5. Inspecting/Cleaning Optional Spark Arrestor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-6. Battery Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-7. Engine Speed Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-8. Servicing Fuel And Lubrication Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-9. Overload Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8-10. Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 9 − PARTS LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
9-1. Recommended Spare Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 10 − ELECTRICAL DIAGRAMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 11 − RUN-IN PROCEDURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
11-1. Wetstacking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
11-2. Run-In Procedure Using Load Bank Or Resistance Grid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SECTION 12 − GENERATOR POWER GUIDELINES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
COMPLETE PARTS LIST − Available at www.MillerWelds.com
WARRANTY
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DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
for European Community (CE marked) products.
MILLER Electric Mfg. Co., 1635 Spencer Street, Appleton, WI 54914, U.S.A. declares that the
product(s) identified in this declaration conform to the essential requirements and provisions of
the stated Council Directive(s) and Standard(s).
Product/Apparatus Identification:
Product
Big Blue 500X CC/CV
Big Blue 500X CC
Big Blue 500X Pro
Stock Number
907186
907187
907602
Council Directives:
•
•
•
•
2014/35/EU Low Voltage
2014/30/EU Electromagnetic Compatibility
2011/65/EU Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment
2000/14/EC & 2005/88/EC Outdoor Noise
•
Notified Body: AV Technology; AVTECH House, Arkle Avenue; Stanley Green Trading Estate; Hand­
forth, Cheshire, SK93RW, United Kingdom
•
Conformity Assessment Procedure Followed: Annex VI, 2000/14/EC
•
Technical Document Holder: Manufacturer
•
Notified Body Evaluation Report No: 002
•
Measured Sound Power level: 97 dB L WA
•
Guaranteed Sound Power Level: 97 dB L WA
•
Electric Power PeL : 10 kW
Standards:
• IEC 60974-1:2012 Arc welding equipment – Part 1: Welding power sources
• IEC 60974-10:2007 Arc Welding Equipment – Part 10: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements
Signatory:
April 22, 2015
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
David A. Werba
Date of Declaration
MANAGER, PRODUCT DESIGN COMPLIANCE
270422A
EMF DATA SHEET FOR ARC WELDING POWER SOURCE
Product/Apparatus Identification
Product
BIG BLUE 500 X CC CE (PERKINS 404)
BIG BLUE 500 X CC CE W/WM,PS CE (PERKINS 404)
Stock Number
907187
907187021
Compliance Information Summary
Applicable regulation
Directive 2014/35/EU
Reference limits
Directive 2013/35/EU, Recommendation 1999/519/EC
Applicable standards
IEC 62822-1:2016, IEC 62822-2:2016
Intended use
☒ for occupational use
☐ for use by laymen
Non-thermal effects need to be considered for workplace assessment
☒ YES
☐ NO
Thermal effects need to be considered for workplace assessment
☐ YES
☒ NO
☒
Data is based on maximum power source capability (valid unless firmware/hardware is changed)
☐
Data is based on worst case setting/program (only valid until setting options/welding programs are changed)
☐
Data is based on multiple settings/programs (only valid until setting options/welding programs are changed)
Occupational exposure is below the Exposure Limit Values (ELVs)
for health effects at the standardized configurations
☒ YES
☐ NO
(if NO, specific required minimum distances apply)
Occupational exposure is below the Exposure Limit Values (ELVs)
for sensory effects at the standardized configurations
☐ n.a
☒ YES
☐ NO
(if applicable and NO, specific measures are needed)
☐ n.a
☐ YES
☒ NO
(if applicable and NO, specific signage is needed)
Occupational exposure is below the Action Levels (ALs) at the
standardized configurations
EMF Data for Non-thermal Effects
Exposure Indices (EIs) and distances to welding circuit (for each operation mode, as applicable)
Head
Standardized distance
ELV EI @ standardized distance
Required minimum distance
Sensory
Effects
10 cm
0.26
Health
Effects
10 cm
0.05
Trunk
Limb (hand)
Limb (thigh)
10 cm
0.09
3 cm
0.05
3 cm
0.11
1 cm
1 cm
1 cm
1 cm
1 cm
Distance where all occupational ELV Exposure Indices fall below 0.20 (20%)
14 cm
Distance where all general public ELV Exposure Indices fall below 1.00 (100%)
98 cm
Tested by:
275761-A
Tony Samimi
Date tested:
2016-02-22
SECTION 1 − SAFETY PRECAUTIONS − READ BEFORE USING
rom_2015−09
Protect yourself and others from injury — read, follow, and save these important safety precautions and operating instructions.
1-1. Symbol Usage
DANGER! − Indicates a hazardous situation which, if
not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. The
possible hazards are shown in the adjoining symbols
or explained in the text.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury. The possible
hazards are shown in the adjoining symbols or explained in the text.
NOTICE − Indicates statements not related to personal injury.
Indicates special instructions.
This group of symbols means Warning! Watch Out! ELECTRIC
SHOCK, MOVING PARTS, and HOT PARTS hazards. Consult symbols and related instructions below for necessary actions to avoid the
hazards.
1-2. Arc Welding Hazards
The symbols shown below are used throughout this manual
to call attention to and identify possible hazards. When you
see the symbol, watch out, and follow the related instructions
to avoid the hazard. The safety information given below is
only a summary of the more complete safety information
found in the Safety Standards listed in Section 1-7. Read and
follow all Safety Standards.
Only qualified persons should install, operate, maintain, and
repair this unit.
During operation, keep everybody, especially children, away.
Always verify the supply ground — check and be sure that input
power cord ground wire is properly connected to ground terminal in
disconnect box or that cord plug is connected to a properly
grounded receptacle outlet.
When making input connections, attach proper grounding conductor first − double-check connections.
Keep cords dry, free of oil and grease, and protected from hot metal
and sparks.
Frequently inspect input power cord and ground conductor for
damage or bare wiring – replace immediately if damaged – bare
wiring can kill.
Turn off all equipment when not in use.
ELECTRIC SHOCK can kill.
Do not use worn, damaged, undersized, or repaired cables.
Touching live electrical parts can cause fatal shocks
or severe burns. The electrode and work circuit is
electrically live whenever the output is on. The input
power circuit and machine internal circuits are also
live when power is on. In semiautomatic or automatic wire welding, the wire, wire reel, drive roll housing,
and all metal parts touching the welding wire are
electrically live. Incorrectly installed or improperly
grounded equipment is a hazard.
If earth grounding of the workpiece is required, ground it directly
with a separate cable.
Do not touch live electrical parts.
Wear dry, hole-free insulating gloves and body protection.
Insulate yourself from work and ground using dry insulating mats
or covers big enough to prevent any physical contact with the work
or ground.
Do not use AC output in damp areas, if movement is confined, or if
there is a danger of falling.
Use AC output ONLY if required for the welding process.
If AC output is required, use remote output control if present on
unit.
Additional safety precautions are required when any of the following electrically hazardous conditions are present: in damp
locations or while wearing wet clothing; on metal structures such
as floors, gratings, or scaffolds; when in cramped positions such
as sitting, kneeling, or lying; or when there is a high risk of unavoidable or accidental contact with the workpiece or ground. For these
conditions, use the following equipment in order presented: 1) a
semiautomatic DC constant voltage (wire) welder, 2) a DC manual
(stick) welder, or 3) an AC welder with reduced open-circuit voltage. In most situations, use of a DC, constant voltage wire welder
is recommended. And, do not work alone!
Disconnect input power or stop engine before installing or
servicing this equipment. Lockout/tagout input power according to
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 (see Safety Standards).
Properly install, ground, and operate this equipment according to
its Owner’s Manual and national, state, and local codes.
Do not drape cables over your body.
Do not touch electrode if you are in contact with the work, ground,
or another electrode from a different machine.
Use only well-maintained equipment. Repair or replace damaged
parts at once. Maintain unit according to manual.
Do not touch electrode holders connected to two welding machines at the same time since double open-circuit voltage will be
present.
Wear a safety harness if working above floor level.
Keep all panels and covers securely in place.
Clamp work cable with good metal-to-metal contact to workpiece
or worktable as near the weld as practical.
Insulate work clamp when not connected to workpiece to prevent
contact with any metal object.
Do not connect more than one electrode or work cable to any
single weld output terminal. Disconnect cable for process not in
use.
Use GFCI protection when operating auxiliary equipment. Do not
test or reset GFCI receptacles at idle speed/low voltage or the
GFCI will be damaged and not provide protection from electric
shock caused by a ground fault.
SIGNIFICANT DC VOLTAGE exists in inverter power
sources AFTER stopping engine.
Stop engine on inverter and discharge input capacitors according
to instructions in Maintenance Section before touching any parts.
HOT PARTS can burn.
Do not touch hot parts bare handed.
Allow cooling period before working on
equipment.
To handle hot parts, use proper tools and/or wear heavy, insulated welding gloves and clothing to prevent burns.
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FLYING METAL or DIRT can injure
eyes.
Welding, chipping, wire brushing, and grinding
cause sparks and flying metal. As welds cool,
they can throw off slag.
Wear approved safety glasses with side shields even under your
welding helmet.
FUMES AND
hazardous.
GASES
can
be
Welding produces fumes and gases. Breathing these
fumes and gases can be hazardous to your health.
Keep your head out of the fumes. Do not breathe the fumes.
If inside, ventilate the area and/or use local forced ventilation at the
arc to remove welding fumes and gases. The recommended way
to determine adequate ventilation is to sample for the composition
and quantity of fumes and gases to which personnel are exposed.
If ventilation is poor, wear an approved air-supplied respirator.
Read and understand the Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and the
manufacturer’s instructions for adhesives, coatings, cleaners,
consumables, coolants, degreasers, fluxes, and metals.
Work in a confined space only if it is well ventilated, or while
wearing an air-supplied respirator. Always have a trained watchperson nearby. Welding fumes and gases can displace air and
lower the oxygen level causing injury or death. Be sure the breathing air is safe.
Do not weld in locations near degreasing, cleaning, or spraying operations. The heat and rays of the arc can react with vapors to form
highly toxic and irritating gases.
Do not weld on coated metals, such as galvanized, lead, or
cadmium plated steel, unless the coating is removed from the weld
area, the area is well ventilated, and while wearing an air-supplied
respirator. The coatings and any metals containing these elements
can give off toxic fumes if welded.
BUILDUP OF GAS can injure or kill.
Shut off compressed gas supply when not in use.
Always ventilate confined spaces or use approved air-supplied respirator.
ARC RAYS can burn eyes and skin.
Arc rays from the welding process produce intense
visible and invisible (ultraviolet and infrared) rays
that can burn eyes and skin. Sparks fly off from the
weld.
Wear an approved welding helmet fitted with a proper shade of filter
lenses to protect your face and eyes from arc rays and sparks
when welding or watching (see ANSI Z49.1 and Z87.1 listed in
Safety Standards).
Wear approved safety glasses with side shields under your
helmet.
Use protective screens or barriers to protect others from flash,
glare, and sparks; warn others not to watch the arc.
Wear body protection made from durable, flame-resistant material
(leather, heavy cotton, wool). Body protection includes oil-free
clothing such as leather gloves, heavy shirt, cuffless trousers, high
shoes, and a cap.
WELDING can cause fire or explosion.
Welding on closed containers, such as tanks,
drums, or pipes, can cause them to blow up. Sparks
can fly off from the welding arc. The flying sparks, hot
workpiece, and hot equipment can cause fires and
burns. Accidental contact of electrode to metal objects can cause
sparks, explosion, overheating, or fire. Check and be sure the area is
safe before doing any welding.
Remove all flammables within 35 ft (10.7 m) of the welding arc. If
this is not possible, tightly cover them with approved covers.
Do not weld where flying sparks can strike flammable material.
Protect yourself and others from flying sparks and hot metal.
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Be alert that welding sparks and hot materials from welding can
easily go through small cracks and openings to adjacent areas.
Watch for fire, and keep a fire extinguisher nearby.
Be aware that welding on a ceiling, floor, bulkhead, or partition can
cause fire on the hidden side.
Do not weld on containers that have held combustibles, or on
closed containers such as tanks, drums, or pipes unless they are
properly prepared according to AWS F4.1 and AWS A6.0 (see
Safety Standards).
Do not weld where the atmosphere can contain flammable dust,
gas, or liquid vapors (such as gasoline).
Connect work cable to the work as close to the welding area as
practical to prevent welding current from traveling long, possibly
unknown paths and causing electric shock, sparks, and fire hazards.
Do not use welder to thaw frozen pipes.
Remove stick electrode from holder or cut off welding wire at
contact tip when not in use.
Wear body protection made from durable, flame-resistant material
(leather, heavy cotton, wool). Body protection includes oil-free
clothing such as leather gloves, heavy shirt, cuffless trousers, high
shoes, and a cap.
Remove any combustibles, such as a butane lighter or matches,
from your person before doing any welding.
After completion of work, inspect area to ensure it is free of sparks,
glowing embers, and flames.
Use only correct fuses or circuit breakers. Do not oversize or bypass them.
Follow requirements in OSHA 1910.252 (a) (2) (iv) and NFPA 51B
for hot work and have a fire watcher and extinguisher nearby.
Read and understand the Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and the
manufacturer’s instructions for adhesives, coatings, cleaners,
consumables, coolants, degreasers, fluxes, and metals.
NOISE can damage hearing.
Noise from some processes or equipment can
damage hearing.
Wear approved ear protection if noise level is
high.
ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC FIELDS (EMF)
can affect Implanted Medical Devices.
Wearers of Pacemakers and other Implanted
Medical Devices should keep away.
Implanted Medical Device wearers should consult their doctor and the device manufacturer before going near arc
welding, spot welding, gouging, plasma arc cutting, or induction
heating operations.
CYLINDERS can explode if damaged.
Compressed gas cylinders contain gas under high
pressure. If damaged, a cylinder can explode. Since
gas cylinders are normally part of the welding
process, be sure to treat them carefully.
Protect compressed gas cylinders from excessive heat, mechanical shocks, physical damage, slag, open flames, sparks, and arcs.
Install cylinders in an upright position by securing to a stationary
support or cylinder rack to prevent falling or tipping.
Keep cylinders away from any welding or other electrical circuits.
Never drape a welding torch over a gas cylinder.
Never allow a welding electrode to touch any cylinder.
Never weld on a pressurized cylinder — explosion will result.
Use only correct compressed gas cylinders, regulators, hoses,
and fittings designed for the specific application; maintain them
and associated parts in good condition.
Turn face away from valve outlet when opening cylinder valve. Do
not stand in front of or behind the regulator when opening the valve.
Keep protective cap in place over valve except when cylinder is in
use or connected for use.
Use the right equipment, correct procedures, and sufficient number of persons to lift and move cylinders.
Read and follow instructions on compressed gas cylinders,
associated equipment, and Compressed Gas Association (CGA)
publication P-1 listed in Safety Standards.
1-3. Engine Hazards
BATTERY EXPLOSION can injure.
Always wear a face shield, rubber gloves, and
protective clothing when working on a battery.
Stop engine before disconnecting or connecting battery cables, battery charging cables (if
applicable), or servicing battery.
Do not allow tools to cause sparks when working on a battery.
Do not use welder to charge batteries or jump start vehicles unless the unit has a battery charging feature designed for this purpose.
Observe correct polarity (+ and −) on batteries.
Disconnect negative (−) cable first and connect it last.
Keep sparks, flames, cigarettes, and other ignition sources
away from batteries. Batteries produce explosive gases during
normal operation and when being charged.
Follow battery manufacturer’s instructions when working on or
near a battery.
FUEL can cause fire or explosion.
Stop engine and let it cool off before checking or
adding fuel.
Do not add fuel while smoking or if unit is near
any sparks or open flames.
Do not overfill tank — allow room for fuel to expand.
Do not spill fuel. If fuel is spilled, clean up before starting engine.
Dispose of rags in a fireproof container.
Always keep nozzle in contact with tank when fueling.
MOVING PARTS can injure.
Keep away from moving parts such as fans,
belts, and rotors.
Keep all doors, panels, covers, and guards
closed and securely in place.
Stop engine before installing or connecting unit.
Have only qualified persons remove doors, panels, covers, or
guards for maintenance and troubleshooting as necessary.
To prevent accidental starting during servicing, disconnect
negative (−) battery cable from battery.
Keep hands, hair, loose clothing, and tools away from moving
parts.
Reinstall doors, panels, covers, or guards when servicing is
finished and before starting engine.
Before working on generator, remove spark plugs or injectors to
keep engine from kicking back or starting.
Block flywheel so that it will not turn while working on generator
components.
EXHAUST SPARKS can cause fire.
Do not let engine exhaust sparks cause fire.
Use approved engine exhaust spark arrestor in
required areas — see applicable codes.
HOT PARTS can burn.
Do not touch hot parts bare handed.
Allow cooling period before working on
equipment.
To handle hot parts, use proper tools and/or wear heavy, insulated welding gloves and clothing to prevent burns.
STEAM AND HOT COOLANT can burn.
If possible, check coolant level when engine is
cold to avoid scalding.
Always check coolant level at overflow tank, if
present on unit, instead of radiator (unless told
otherwise in maintenance section or engine manual).
If the engine is warm, checking is needed, and there is no overflow tank, follow the next two statements.
Wear safety glasses and gloves and put a rag over radiator cap.
Turn cap slightly and let pressure escape slowly before
completely removing cap.
Using a generator indoors CAN KILL
YOU IN MINUTES.
Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide.
This is a poison you cannot see or smell.
NEVER use inside a home or garage, EVEN IF
doors and windows are open.
Only use OUTSIDE and far away from windows, doors, and
vents.
BATTERY ACID can BURN SKIN and EYES.
Do not tip battery.
Replace damaged battery.
Flush eyes and skin immediately with water.
ENGINE HEAT can cause fire.
Do not locate unit on, over, or near combustible
surfaces or flammables.
Keep exhaust and exhaust pipes way from
flammables.
1-4. Compressed Air Hazards
COMPRESSED AIR EQUIPMENT can
injure or kill.
Incorrect installation or operation of this unit
could result in equipment failure and personal
injury. Only qualified persons should install, operate, and service this unit according to its
Owner’s Manual, industry standards, and national, state, and local codes.
Do not exceed the rated output or capacity of the compressor or
any equipment in the compressed air system. Design compressed
air system so failure of any component will not put people or property at risk.
Before working on compressed air system, turn off and lockout/
tagout unit, release pressure, and be sure air pressure cannot be
accidentally applied.
Do not work on compressed air system with unit running unless
you are a qualified person and following the manufacturer’s instructions.
Do not modify or alter compressor or manufacturer-supplied
equipment. Do not disconnect, disable, or override any safety
equipment in the compressed air system.
Use only components and accessories approved by the manufacturer.
Keep away from potential pinch points or crush points created by
equipment connected to the compressed air system.
Do not work under or around any equipment that is supported only
by air pressure. Properly support equipment by mechanical
means.
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HOT METAL from air arc cutting and
gouging can cause fire or explosion.
Do not cut or gouge near flammables.
Watch for fire; keep extinguisher nearby.
COMPRESSED AIR can injure or kill.
Before working on compressed air system,
turn off and lockout/tagout unit, release pressure, and be sure air pressure cannot be accidentally applied.
Relieve pressure before disconnecting or connecting air lines.
Check compressed air system components
and all connections and hoses for damage,
leaks, and wear before operating unit.
Do not direct air stream toward self or others.
Wear protective equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, leather gloves, heavy shirt and trousers, high shoes, and
a cap when working on compressed air system.
Use soapy water or an ultrasonic detector to search for
leaks−−never use bare hands. Do not use equipment if leaks are
found.
Reinstall doors, panels, covers, or guards when servicing is
finished and before starting unit.
If ANY air is injected into the skin or body seek medical help immediately.
BREATHING COMPRESSED AIR can injure or kill.
Do not use compressed air for breathing.
Use only for cutting, gouging, and tools.
TRAPPED AIR PRESSURE AND WHIPPING
HOSES can injure.
Release air pressure from tools and system before servicing, adding or changing attachments, or opening compressor oil drain or oil fill
cap.
MOVING PARTS can injure.
Keep away from moving parts such as fans,
belts and rotors.
Keep all doors, panels, covers, and guards
closed and securely in place.
Keep hands, hair, loose clothing, and tools away from moving
parts.
Before working on compressed air system, turn off and lockout/
tagout unit, release pressure, and be sure air pressure cannot be
accidentally applied.
Have only qualified people remove guards or covers for maintenance and troubleshooting as necessary.
Reinstall doors, panels, covers, or guards when servicing is
finished and before starting engine.
HOT PARTS can burn.
Do not touch hot compressor or air system
parts.
Allow cooling period before working on
equipment.
To handle hot parts, use proper tools and/or wear heavy, insulated welding gloves and clothing to prevent burns.
READ INSTRUCTIONS.
Read and follow all labels and the Owner’s
Manual carefully before installing, operating, or
servicing unit. Read the safety information at
the beginning of the manual and in each
section.
Use only genuine replacement parts from the manufacturer.
Perform installation, maintenance, and service according to the
Owner’s Manuals, industry standards, and national, state, and
local codes.
1-5. Additional Symbols For Installation, Operation, And Maintenance
FIRE OR EXPLOSION hazard.
Do not install or place unit on, over, or near
combustible surfaces.
Do not install unit near flammables.
Do not overload building wiring − be sure power supply system is
properly sized, rated, and protected to handle this unit.
FALLING EQUIPMENT can injure.
Use lifting eye to lift unit and properly installed
accessories only, NOT gas cylinders. Do not
exceed maximum lift eye weight rating (see
Specifications).
Use equipment of adequate capacity to lift and support unit.
If using lift forks to move unit, be sure forks are long enough to
extend beyond opposite side of unit.
Keep equipment (cables and cords) away from moving vehicles
when working from an aerial location.
Follow the guidelines in the Applications Manual for the Revised
NIOSH Lifting Equation (Publication No. 94−110) when manually lifting heavy parts or equipment.
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OVERHEATING can damage motors.
Turn off or unplug equipment before starting or
stopping engine.
Do not let low voltage and frequency caused by
low engine speed damage electric motors.
Do not connect 50 or 60 Hertz motors to the 100 Hertz receptacle
where applicable.
FLYING SPARKS can injure.
Wear a face shield to protect eyes and face.
Shape tungsten electrode only on grinder with
proper guards in a safe location wearing proper
face, hand, and body protection.
Sparks can cause fires — keep flammables away.
MOVING PARTS can injure.
Keep away from moving parts.
Keep away from pinch points such as drive
rolls.
BATTERY CHARGING OUTPUT and BATTERY
EXPLOSION can injure.
STATIC (ESD) can damage PC boards.
Put on grounded wrist strap BEFORE handling
boards or parts.
Use proper static-proof bags and boxes to
store, move, or ship PC boards.
Battery charging not present on all models.
Always wear a face shield, rubber gloves, and
protective clothing when working on a battery.
Stop engine before disconnecting or connecting battery cables,
battery charging cables (if applicable), or servicing battery.
Do not allow tools to cause sparks when working on a battery.
Do not use welder to charge batteries or jump start vehicles unless it has a battery charging feature designed for this purpose.
Observe correct polarity (+ and −) on batteries.
Disconnect negative (−) cable first and connect it last.
Keep sparks, flames, cigarettes, and other ignition sources
away from batteries. Batteries produce explosive gases during
normal operation and when being charged.
Follow battery manufacturer’s instructions when working on or
near a battery.
Have only qualified persons do battery charging work.
If battery is being removed from a vehicle for charging, disconnect negative (−) cable first and connect it last. To prevent an arc,
make sure all accessories are off.
Charge lead-acid batteries only. Do not use battery charger to
supply power to an extra-low-voltage electrical system or to
charge dry cell batteries.
Do not charge a frozen battery.
TILTING OF TRAILER can injure.
Use tongue jack or blocks to support weight.
Properly install welding generator onto trailer
according to instructions supplied with trailer.
READ INSTRUCTIONS.
Read and follow all labels and the Owner’s
Manual carefully before installing, operating, or
servicing unit. Read the safety information at
the beginning of the manual and in each
section.
Use only genuine replacement parts from the manufacturer.
Perform installation, maintenance, and service according to the
Owner’s Manuals, industry standards, and national, state, and
local codes.
Do not use damaged charging cables.
Do not charge batteries in a closed area or where ventilation is
restricted.
Do not charge a battery that has loose terminals or one showing
damage such as a cracked case or cover.
Before charging battery, select correct charger voltage to match
battery voltage.
Set battery charging controls to the Off position before connecting to battery. Do not allow battery charging clips to touch each
other.
Keep charging cables away from vehicle hood, door, or moving
parts.
HIGH PRESSURE FLUIDS can injure or kill.
Engine fuel system components can be under
high pressure.
Before working on fuel system, turn off engine
to release pressure.
If any fluid is injected into the skin or body seek medical help immediately.
H.F. RADIATION can cause interference.
ARC WELDING can cause interference.
WELDING WIRE can injure.
Do not press gun trigger until instructed to do
so.
Do not point gun toward any part of the body,
other people, or any metal when threading
welding wire.
OVERUSE can cause OVERHEATING.
Allow cooling period; follow rated duty cycle.
Reduce current or reduce duty cycle before
starting to weld again.
Do not block or filter airflow to unit.
High-frequency (H.F.) can interfere with radio
navigation, safety services, computers, and
communications equipment.
Have only qualified persons familiar with
electronic equipment perform this installation.
The user is responsible for having a qualified electrician
promptly correct any interference problem resulting from the
installation.
If notified by the FCC about interference, stop using the
equipment at once.
Have the installation regularly checked and maintained.
Keep high-frequency source doors and panels tightly shut, keep
spark gaps at correct setting, and use grounding and shielding to
minimize the possibility of interference.
Electromagnetic energy can interfere with
sensitive electronic equipment such as microprocessors, computers, and computer-driven
equipment such as robots.
Be sure all equipment in the welding area is electromagnetically
compatible.
To reduce possible interference, keep weld cables as short as
possible, close together, and down low, such as on the floor.
Locate welding operation 100 meters from any sensitive electronic equipment.
Be sure this welding machine is installed and grounded
according to this manual.
If interference still occurs, the user must take extra measures
such as moving the welding machine, using shielded cables,
using line filters, or shielding the work area.
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1-6. California Proposition 65 Warnings
Welding or cutting equipment produces fumes or gases
which contain chemicals known to the State of California to
cause birth defects and, in some cases, cancer. (California
Health & Safety Code Section 25249.5 et seq.)
Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead
and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer and birth defects or other
reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.
For Gasoline Engines:
Engine exhaust contains chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.
For Diesel Engines:
Diesel engine exhaust and some of its constituents are
known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth
defects, and other reproductive harm.
This product contains chemicals, including lead, known to
the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other
reproductive harm. Wash hands after use.
1-7. Principal Safety Standards
Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes, ANSI Standard Z49.1,
is available as a free download from the American Welding Society at
http://www.aws.org or purchased from Global Engineering Documents
(phone: 1-877-413-5184, website: www.global.ihs.com).
Safe Practices for the Preparation of Containers and Piping for Welding
and Cutting, American Welding Society Standard AWS F4.1, from Global Engineering Documents (phone: 1-877-413-5184, website:
www.global.ihs.com).
Safe Practices for Welding and Cutting Containers that have Held Combustibles, American Welding Society Standard AWS A6.0, from Global
Engineering Documents (phone: 1-877-413-5184,
website: www.global.ihs.com).
National Electrical Code, NFPA Standard 70, from National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA 02269 (phone: 1-800-344-3555, website:
www.nfpa.org and www. sparky.org).
Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Cylinders, CGA Pamphlet P-1,
from Compressed Gas Association, 14501 George Carter Way,
Suite 103, Chantilly, VA 20151 (phone: 703-788-2700,
website:www.cganet.com).
Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes, CSA Standard
W117.2, from Canadian Standards Association, Standards Sales, 5060
Spectrum Way, Suite 100, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4W 5NS
(phone: 800-463-6727, website: www.csagroup.org).
Battery Chargers, CSA Standard C22.2 NO 107.2−01, from Canadian
Standards Association, Standards Sales, 5060 Spectrum Way, Suite
100, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4W 5NS (phone: 800-463-6727,
website: www.csagroup.org).
Safe Practice For Occupational And Educational Eye And Face Protection, ANSI Standard Z87.1, from American National Standards Institute,
25 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036 (phone: 212-642-4900, website: www.ansi.org).
Standard for Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot
Work, NFPA Standard 51B, from National Fire Protection Association,
Quincy, MA 02269 (phone: 1-800-344-3555, website: www.nfpa.org.)
OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry, Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 1910, Subpart Q,
and Part 1926, Subpart J, from U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954
(phone: 1-866-512-1800) (there are 10 OSHA Regional Offices—
phone for Region 5, Chicago, is 312-353-2220, website:
www.osha.gov).
Portable Generators Safety Alert, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
(phone: 301-504-7923, website: www.cpsc.gov).
Applications Manual for the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 1600
Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027 (phone: 1-800-232-4636, website:
www.cdc.gov/NIOSH).
1-8. EMF Information
Electric current flowing through any conductor causes localized electric
and magnetic fields (EMF). The current from arc welding (and allied processes including spot welding, gouging, plasma arc cutting, and
induction heating operations) creates an EMF field around the welding
circuit. EMF fields can interfere with some medical implants, e.g. pacemakers. Protective measures for persons wearing medical implants
have to be taken. For example, restrict access for passers−by or conduct individual risk assessment for welders. All welders should use the
following procedures in order to minimize exposure to EMF fields from
the welding circuit:
1. Keep cables close together by twisting or taping them, or using a
cable cover.
2. Do not place your body between welding cables. Arrange cables
to one side and away from the operator.
3. Do not coil or drape cables around your body.
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4. Keep head and trunk as far away from the equipment in the
welding circuit as possible.
5. Connect work clamp to workpiece as close to the weld as possible.
6. Do not work next to, sit or lean on the welding power source.
7. Do not weld whilst carrying the welding power source or wire
feeder.
About Implanted Medical Devices:
Implanted Medical Device wearers should consult their doctor and the
device manufacturer before performing or going near arc welding, spot
welding, gouging, plasma arc cutting, or induction heating operations.
If cleared by your doctor, then following the above procedures is recommended.
SECTION 2 − CONSIGNES DE SÉCURITÉ − LIRE AVANT
UTILISATION
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Pour écarter les risques de blessure pour vous−même et pour autrui — lire, appliquer et ranger en lieu sûr ces consignes relatives
aux précautions de sécurité et au mode opératoire.
2-1. Signification des symboles
DANGER! − Indique une situation dangereuse qui si on
l’évite pas peut donner la mort ou des blessures graves.
Les dangers possibles sont montrés par les symboles
joints ou sont expliqués dans le texte.
Indique une situation dangereuse qui si on l’évite pas
peut donner la mort ou des blessures graves. Les dangers possibles sont montrés par les symboles joints ou
sont expliqués dans le texte.
AVIS − Indique des déclarations pas en relation avec des blessures
personnelles.
Indique des instructions spécifiques.
Ce groupe de symboles veut dire Avertissement! Attention! DANGER
DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE, PIECES EN MOUVEMENT, et PIECES
CHAUDES. Consulter les symboles et les instructions ci-dessous y
afférant pour les actions nécessaires afin d’éviter le danger.
2-2. Dangers relatifs au soudage à l’arc
Les symboles présentés ci-après sont utilisés tout au long du
présent manuel pour attirer votre attention et identifier les risques de danger. Lorsque vous voyez un symbole, soyez
vigilant et suivez les directives mentionnées afin d’éviter tout
danger. Les consignes de sécurité présentées ci-après ne
font que résumer l’information contenue dans les normes de
sécurité énumérées à la section 2-7. Veuillez lire et respecter
toutes ces normes de sécurité.
L’installation, l’utilisation, l’entretien et les réparations ne
doivent être confiés qu’à des personnes qualifiées.
Au cours de l’utilisation, tenir toute personne à l’écart et plus
particulièrement les enfants.
UN CHOC ÉLECTRIQUE peut tuer.
Un simple contact avec des pièces électriques peut
provoquer une électrocution ou des blessures
graves. L’électrode et le circuit de soudage sont
sous tension dès que l’appareil est sur ON. Le circuit
d’entrée et les circuits internes de l’appareil sont
également sous tension à ce moment-là. En soudage semi-automatique ou automatique, le fil, le
dévidoir, le logement des galets d’entraînement et
les pièces métalliques en contact avec le fil de
soudage sont sous tension. Des matériels mal
installés ou mal mis à la terre présentent un danger.
Ne jamais toucher les pièces électriques sous tension.
Porter des gants et des vêtements de protection secs ne comportant pas de trous.
S’isoler de la pièce et de la terre au moyen de tapis ou d’autres
moyens isolants suffisamment grands pour empêcher le contact
physique éventuel avec la pièce ou la terre.
Ne pas se servir de source électrique à courant électrique dans les
zones humides, dans les endroits confinés ou là où on risque de
tomber.
Se servir d’une source électrique à courant électrique UNIQUEMENT si le procédé de soudage le demande.
Si l’utilisation d’une source électrique à courant électrique s’avère
nécessaire, se servir de la fonction de télécommande si l’appareil
en est équipé.
Des précautions de sécurité supplémentaires sont requises dans
des environnements à risque comme: les endroits humides ou
lorsque l’on porte des vêtements mouillés; sur des structures métalliques au sol, grillages et échafaudages; dans des positions
assises, à genoux et allongées; ou quand il y a un risque important
de contact accidentel avec la pièce ou le sol. Dans ces cas utiliser
les appareils suivants dans l’ordre de préférence: 1) un poste à
souder DC semi−automatique de type CV (MIG/MAG), 2) un poste
à souder manuel (électrode enrobée) DC, 3) un poste à souder
manuel AC avec tension à vide réduite. Dans la plupart des cas, un
poste courant continu de type CV est recommandé. Et, ne pas travailler seul!
Couper l’alimentation ou arrêter le moteur avant de procéder à
l’installation, à la réparation ou à l’entretien de l’appareil.
Déverrouiller l’alimentation selon la norme OSHA 29 CFR
1910.147 (voir normes de sécurité).
Installer et mettre à la terre correctement cet appareil conformément à son manuel d’utilisation et aux codes nationaux,
provinciaux et municipaux.
Toujours vérifier la terre du cordon d’alimentation − Vérifier et
s’assurer que le fil de terre du cordon d’alimentation est bien
raccordé à la borne de terre du sectionneur ou que la fiche du
cordon est raccordée à une prise correctement mise à la terre.
En effectuant les raccordements d’entrée fixer d’abord le conducteur de mise à la terre approprié et contre-vérifier les connexions.
Les câbles doivent être exempts d’humidité, d’huile et de graisse;
protégez−les contre les étincelles et les pièces métalliques
chaudes.
Vérifier fréquemment le cordon d’alimentation et le conducteur de
mise à la terre afin de s’assurer qu’il n’est pas altéré ou dénudé −,
le remplacer immédiatement s’il l’est −. Un fil dénudé peut entraîner la mort.
Mettre l’appareil hors tension quand on ne l’utilise pas.
Ne pas utiliser des câbles usés, endommagés, sous dimensionnés ou réparés.
Ne pas enrouler les câbles autour du corps.
Si la pièce soudée doit être mise à la terre, le faire directement
avec un câble distinct − ne pas utiliser le connecteur de pièce ou le
câble de retour.
Ne pas toucher l’électrode quand on est en contact avec la pièce,
la terre ou une électrode provenant d’une autre machine.
Ne pas toucher des porte électrodes connectés à deux machines
en même temps à cause de la présence d’une tension à vide doublée.
N’utiliser qu’un matériel en bon état. Réparer ou remplacer
sur-le-champ les pièces endommagées. Entretenir l’appareil
conformément à ce manuel.
Ne pas toucher aux portes−électrodes qui sont raccordés à deux
machines à souder en même temps, car cela entraîne la présence
d’une tension de circuit−ouvert double.
Porter un harnais de sécurité quand on travaille en hauteur.
Maintenir solidement en place tous les panneaux et capots.
Fixer le câble de retour de façon à obtenir un bon contact métalmétal avec la pièce à souder ou la table de travail, le plus près possible de la soudure.
Isoler la pince de masse quand pas mis à la pièce pour éviter le
contact avec tout objet métallique.
Ne pas raccorder plus d’une électrode ou plus d’un câble de
masse à une même borne de sortie de soudage. Débrancher le
câble pour le procédé non utilisé.
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Utiliser une protection différentielle lors de l’utilisation d’un équipement auxiliaire. Ne pas tester ni réarmer les prises femelles
avec différentiel au régime de ralenti/en basse tension: cela
endommagerait le disjoncteur différentiel, qui ne remplirait plus
son rôle de protection contre une électrocution causée par un
défaut de masse.
Il reste une TENSION DC NON NÉGLIGEABLE dans les
sources de soudage onduleur UNE FOIS le moteur coupé.
Couper l’alimentation du poste et décharger les condensateurs
d’entrée comme indiqué dans la Section Maintenance avant de
toucher des composants.
LES PIÈCES CHAUDES peuvent
provoquer des brûlures.
Ne pas toucher à mains nues les parties chaudes.
Prévoir une période de refroidissement avant
de travailler à l’équipement.
Ne pas toucher aux pièces chaudes, utiliser les outils recommandés et porter des gants de soudage et des vêtements épais pour
éviter les brûlures.
DES PIECES DE METAL ou DES
SALETES peuvent provoquer
des blessures dans les yeux.
Le soudage, l’écaillement, le passage de la pièce à la brosse en fil
de fer, et le meulage génèrent des étincelles et des particules métalliques volantes. Pendant la période de refroidissement des
soudures, elles risquent de projeter du laitier.
Porter des lunettes de sécurité avec écrans latéraux ou un écran
facial.
LES FUMÉES ET LES GAZ peuvent être dangereux.
Le soudage génère des fumées et des gaz. Leur
inhalation peut être dangereux pour votre santé.
Eloigner votre tête des fumées. Ne pas respirer les fumées.
À l’intérieur, ventiler la zone et/ou utiliser une ventilation forcée au niveau de l’arc pour l’évacuation des fumées et des gaz de soudage.
Pour déterminer la bonne ventilation, il est recommandé de procéder à un prélèvement pour la composition et la quantité de
fumées et de gaz auxquels est exposé le personnel.
Si la ventilation est médiocre, porter un respirateur anti-vapeurs
approuvé.
Lire et comprendre les fiches de données de sécurité et les instructions du fabricant concernant les adhésifs, les revêtements, les
nettoyants, les consommables, les produits de refroidissement, les
dégraisseurs, les flux et les métaux.
Travailler dans un espace fermé seulement s’il est bien ventilé ou
en portant un respirateur à alimentation d’air. Demander toujours à
un surveillant dûment formé de se tenir à proximité. Des fumées et
des gaz de soudage peuvent déplacer l’air et abaisser le niveau
d’oxygène provoquant des blessures ou des accidents mortels.
S’assurer que l’air de respiration ne présente aucun danger.
Ne pas souder dans des endroits situés à proximité d’opérations
de dégraissage, de nettoyage ou de pulvérisation. La chaleur et
les rayons de l’arc peuvent réagir en présence de vapeurs et former des gaz hautement toxiques et irritants.
Ne pas souder des métaux munis d’un revêtement, tels que l’acier
galvanisé, plaqué en plomb ou au cadmium à moins que le revêtement n’ait été enlevé dans la zone de soudure, que l’endroit soit
bien ventilé, et en portant un respirateur à alimentation d’air. Les
revêtements et tous les métaux renfermant ces éléments peuvent
dégager des fumées toxiques en cas de soudage.
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LES ACCUMULATIONS DE GAZ
risquent de provoquer des blessures
ou même la mort.
Fermer l’alimentation du gaz comprimé en cas
de non utilisation.
Veiller toujours à bien aérer les espaces confinés ou se servir
d’un respirateur d’adduction d’air homologué.
LES RAYONS DE L’ARC peuvent
provoquer des brûlures dans les
yeux et sur la peau.
Le rayonnement de l’arc du procédé de soudage
génère des rayons visibles et invisibles intenses
(ultraviolets et infrarouges) susceptibles de provoquer des brûlures
dans les yeux et sur la peau. Des étincelles sont projetées pendant le
soudage.
Porter un casque de soudage approuvé muni de verres filtrants
approprié pour protéger visage et yeux pour protéger votre visage
et vos yeux pendant le soudage ou pour regarder (voir ANSI Z49.1
et Z87.1 énuméré dans les normes de sécurité).
Porter des lunettes de sécurité avec écrans latéraux même sous
votre casque.
Avoir recours à des écrans protecteurs ou à des rideaux pour
protéger les autres contre les rayonnements les éblouissements
et les étincelles ; prévenir toute personne sur les lieux de ne pas
regarder l’arc.
Porter un équipement de protection pour le corps fait d’un matériau
résistant et ignifuge (cuir, coton robuste, laine). La protection du
corps comporte des vêtements sans huile comme par ex. des
gants de cuir, une chemise solide, des pantalons sans revers, des
chaussures hautes et une casquette.
LE SOUDAGE peut provoquer un
incendie ou une explosion.
Le soudage effectué sur des conteneurs fermés tels
que des réservoirs, tambours ou des conduites peut
provoquer leur éclatement. Des étincelles peuvent
être projetées de l’arc de soudure. La projection d’étincelles, des
pièces chaudes et des équipements chauds peut provoquer des
incendies et des brûlures. Le contact accidentel de l’électrode avec
des objets métalliques peut provoquer des étincelles, une explosion,
un surchauffement ou un incendie. Avant de commencer le soudage,
vérifier et s’assurer que l’endroit ne présente pas de danger.
Déplacer toutes les substances inflammables à une distance de
10,7 m de l’arc de soudage. En cas d’impossibilité les recouvrir
soigneusement avec des protections homologués.
Ne pas souder dans un endroit là où des étincelles peuvent tomber
sur des substances inflammables.
Se protéger et d’autres personnes de la projection d’étincelles et
de métal chaud.
Des étincelles et des matériaux chauds du soudage peuvent
facilement passer dans d’autres zones en traversant de petites
fissures et des ouvertures.
Surveiller tout déclenchement d’incendie et tenir un extincteur à
proximité.
Le soudage effectué sur un plafond, plancher, paroi ou séparation
peut déclencher un incendie de l’autre côté.
Ne pas effectuer le soudage sur des conteneurs fermés tels que
des réservoirs, tambours, ou conduites, à moins qu ils n aient
été préparés correctement conformément à AWS F4.1 et AWS
A6.0 (voir les Normes de Sécurité).
Ne pas souder là où l’air ambiant pourrait contenir des poussières,
gaz ou émanations inflammables (vapeur d’essence, par
exemple).
Brancher le câble de masse sur la pièce le plus près possible de la
zone de soudage pour éviter le transport du courant sur une
longue distance par des chemins inconnus éventuels en provoquant des risques d’électrocution, d’étincelles et d’incendie.
Ne pas utiliser le poste de soudage pour dégeler des conduites gelées.
En cas de non utilisation, enlever la baguette d’électrode du porteélectrode ou couper le fil à la pointe de contact.
Porter un équipement de protection pour le corps fait d’un matériau
résistant et ignifuge (cuir, coton robuste, laine). La protection du
corps comporte des vêtements sans huile comme par ex. des
gants de cuir, une chemise solide, des pantalons sans revers, des
chaussures hautes et une casquette.
Avant de souder, retirer toute substance combustible de vos poches telles qu’un allumeur au butane ou des allumettes.
Une fois le travail achevé, assurez−vous qu’il ne reste aucune trace d’étincelles incandescentes ni de flammes.
Utiliser exclusivement des fusibles ou coupe−circuits appropriés.
Ne pas augmenter leur puissance; ne pas les ponter.
Suivre les recommandations dans OSHA 1910.252(a)(2)(iv) et
NFPA 51B pour les travaux à chaud et avoir de la surveillance et un
extincteur à proximité.
Lire et comprendre les fiches de données de sécurité et les instructions du fabricant concernant les adhésifs, les revêtements, les
nettoyants, les consommables, les produits de refroidissement,
les dégraisseurs, les flux et les métaux.
LE BRUIT peut affecter l’ouïe.
Le bruit des processus et des équipements peut
affecter l’ouïe.
Porter des protections approuvés pour les
oreilles si le niveau sonore est trop élevé.
Les CHAMPS ÉLECTROMAGNÉTIQUES
(CEM) peuvent affecter les implants médicaux.
Les porteurs de stimulateurs cardiaques et
autres implants médicaux doivent rester à
distance.
Les porteurs d’implants médicaux doivent consulter leur
médecin et le fabricant du dispositif avant de s’approcher de la
zone où se déroule du soudage à l’arc, du soudage par points, du
gougeage, de la découpe plasma ou une opération de chauffage
par induction.
Si des BOUTEILLES sont endommagées, elles pourront exploser.
Des bouteilles de gaz comprimé protecteur contiennent du gaz sous haute pression. Si une bouteille est
endommagée, elle peut exploser. Du fait que les
bouteilles de gaz font normalement partie du procédé de soudage, les
manipuler avec précaution.
Protéger les bouteilles de gaz comprimé d’une chaleur excessive,
des chocs mécaniques, des dommages physiques, du laitier, des
flammes ouvertes, des étincelles et des arcs.
Placer les bouteilles debout en les fixant dans un support stationnaire ou dans un porte-bouteilles pour les empêcher de tomber ou
de se renverser.
Tenir les bouteilles éloignées des circuits de soudage ou autres
circuits électriques.
Ne jamais placer une torche de soudage sur une bouteille à gaz.
Une électrode de soudage ne doit jamais entrer en contact avec
une bouteille.
Ne jamais souder une bouteille pressurisée − risque d’explosion.
Utiliser seulement des bouteilles de gaz comprimé, régulateurs,
tuyaux et raccords convenables pour cette application spécifique;
les maintenir ainsi que les éléments associés en bon état.
Tourner le dos à la sortie de vanne lors de l’ouverture de la vanne
de la bouteille. Ne pas se tenir devant ou derrière le régulateur lors
de l’ouverture de la vanne.
Maintenir le chapeau de protection sur la soupape, sauf en cas
d’utilisation ou de branchement de la bouteille.
Utiliser les équipements corrects, les bonnes procédures et suffisamment de personnes pour soulever et déplacer les bouteilles.
Lire et suivre les instructions sur les bouteilles de gaz comprimé,
l’équipement connexe et le dépliant P-1 de la CGA (Compressed
Gas Association) mentionné dans les principales normes de sécurité.
2-3. Dangers existant en relation avec le moteur
L’EXPLOSION DE LA BATTERIE
peut provoquer des blessures.
Toujours porter une protection faciale, des
gants en caoutchouc et vêtements de protection lors d’une intervention sur la batterie.
Arrêter le moteur avant de débrancher ou de brancher des câbles
de batterie, des câbles de chargeur de batterie (le cas échéant) ou
de batterie d’entretien.
Eviter de provoquer des étincelles avec les outils en travaillant sur
la batterie.
Ne pas utiliser l’appareil de soudage pour charger des batteries ou
faire démarrer des véhicules à l’aide de câbles de démarrage, sauf
si l’appareil dispose d’une fonctionnalité de charge de batterie
destinée à cet usage.
Observer la polarité correcte (+ et −) sur les batteries.
Débrancher le câble négatif (–) en premier lieu. Le rebrancher en
dernier lieu.
Les sources d’étincelles, flammes nues, cigarettes et autres
sources d’inflammation doivent être maintenues à l’écart des
batteries. Ces dernières produisent des gaz explosifs en
fonctionnement normal et en cours de charge.
Respecter les consignes du fabricant de la batterie pour travailler
sur une batterie ou à proximité.
LE CARBURANT MOTEUR peut provoquer un incendie ou une explosion.
Arrêter le moteur avant de vérifier le niveau de
carburant ou de faire le plein.
Ne pas faire le plein en fumant ou proche d’une source d’étincelles ou d’une flamme nue.
Ne pas faire le plein de carburant à ras bord; prévoir de l’espace
pour son expansion.
Faire attention de ne pas renverser de carburant. Nettoyer tout
carburant renversé avant de faire démarrer le moteur.
Jeter les chiffons dans un récipient ignifuge.
Toujours garder le pistolet en contact avec le réservoir lors du
remplissage.
Les PIÈCES MOBILES peuvent causer
des blessures.
S’abstenir de toucher des parties mobiles telles
que des ventilateurs, courroies et rotors.
Maintenir fermés et verrouillés les portes,
recouvrements et dispositifs de protection.
panneaux,
Arrêter le moteur avant d’installer ou brancher l’appareil.
Lorsque cela est nécessaire pour des travaux d entretien et de
dépannage, faire retirer les portes, panneaux, recouvrements ou
dispositifs de protection uniquement par du personnel qualifié.
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Pour empêcher tout démarrage accidentel pendant les travaux
d’entretien, débrancher le câble négatif (−) de batterie de la borne.
Ne pas approcher les mains, cheveux, vêtements lâches et outils
des organes mobiles.
Remettre en place les portes, panneaux, recouvrements ou
dispositifs de protection à la fin des travaux d’entretien et avant de
mettre le moteur en marche.
Avant d’intervenir, déposer les bougies ou injecteurs pour éviter la
mise en route accidentelle du moteur.
Bloquer le volant moteur pour éviter sa rotation lors d’une
intervention sur le générateur.
LES ÉTINCELLES À L’ÉCHAPPEMENT
peuvent provoquer un incendie.
Empêcher les étincelles d’échappement du
moteur de provoquer un incendie.
Utiliser uniquement un pare-étincelles
approuvé − voir codes en vigueur.
LES PIÈCES CHAUDES peuvent
provoquer des brûlures.
Ne pas toucher des parties chaudes à mains
nues.
Prévoir une période de refroidissement avant de
travailler à l’équipement.
Ne pas toucher aux pièces chaudes, utiliser les outils recommandés et porter des gants de soudage et des vêtements épais pour
éviter les brûlures.
LA VAPEUR ET LE LIQUIDE DE
REFROIDISSEMENT CHAUD peuvent
provoquer des brûlures.
Il est préférable de vérifier le liquide de refroidissement une fois le moteur refroidi pour éviter
de se brûler.
Toujours vérifier le niveau de liquide de refroidissement dans le
vase d’expansion (si présent), et non dans le radiateur (sauf si précisé autrement dans la section maintenance du manuel du
moteur).
Si le moteur est chaud et que le liquide doit être vérifié, opérer comme suivant.
Mettre des lunettes de sécurité et des gants, placer un torchon sur
le bouchon du radiateur.
Dévisser le bouchon légèrement et laisser la vapeur s’échapper
avant d’enlever le bouchon.
L’utilisation d’un groupe autonome
à l’intérieur PEUT VOUS TUER EN
QUELQUES MINUTES.
Les fumées d’un groupe autonome contient du
monoxyde de carbone. C’est un poison invisible et inodore.
JAMAIS utiliser dans une maison ou garage, même avec les portes et fenêtres ouvertes.
Uniquement utiliser à l’EXTERIEUR, loin des portes, fenêtres et
bouches aération.
L’ACIDE DE LA BATTERIE peut provoquer des brûlures dans les YEUX et
sur la PEAU.
Ne pas renverser la batterie.
Remplacer une batterie endommagée.
Rincer immédiatement les yeux et la peau à l’eau.
LA CHALEUR DU MOTEUR peut provoquer un incendie.
Ne pas placer l’appareil sur, au-dessus ou à
proximité de surfaces inflammables.
Tenir à distance les produits inflammables de l’échappement.
2-4. Dangers liés à l’air comprimé
Un ÉQUIPEMENT PNEUMATIQUE risque
de provoquer des blessures ou même
la mort.
Une installation ou une utilisation incorrecte de cet appareil
pourrait conduire à des dégâts matériels ou corporels. Seul un
personnel qualifié est autorisé à installer, utiliser et entretenir
cet appareil conformément à son manuel d’utilisation, aux normes
industrielles et aux codes nationaux, d’état ou locaux.
Ne pas dépasser le débit nominal ou la capacité du compresseur
ou de tout équipement du circuit d’air comprimé. Concevoir
le circuit d’air comprimé de telle sorte que la défaillance
d’un composant ne risque pas de provoquer un accident matériel
ou corporel.
Avant d’intervenir sur le circuit d’air comprimé, couper
l’alimentation électrique, verrouiller et étiqueter l’appareil,
détendre la pression et s’assurer que le circuit d’air ne peut être
mis sous pression par inadvertance.
Ne pas intervenir sur le circuit d’air comprimé lorsque l’appareil
fonctionne. Seul un personnel qualifié est autorisé, et appliquant
les consignes du fabricant.
Ne pas modifier ou altérer le compresseur ou les équipements
fournis par le fabricant. Ne pas débrancher, désactiver ou
neutraliser les équipements de sécurité du circuit d’air comprimé.
Utiliser uniquement des composants et accessoires homologués
par le fabricant.
Se tenir à l’écart de tout point présentant un danger de pincement
ou d’écrasement créé par l’équipement raccordé au circuit d’air
comprimé.
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Ne pas intervenir sous ou autour d’un équipement qui n’est
soutenu que par la pression pneumatique. Soutenir l’équipement
de façon appropriée par un moyen mécanique.
MÉTAL CHAUD provenant du découpage ou du gougeage à l’arc risque de
provoquer un incendie ou une explosion.
Ne pas découper ou gouger à proximité de produits inflammables.
Attention aux risques d’incendie: tenir un extincteur à proximité.
L’AIR COMPRIMÉ risque de provoquer
des blessures ou même la mort.
Avant d’intervenir sur le circuit d’air comprimé,
couper l’alimentation électrique, verrouiller
et étiqueter l’appareil, détendre la pression
et s’assurer que le circuit d’air ne peut être mis
sous pression par inadvertance.
Détendre la pression avant de débrancher ou
de brancher des canalisations d’air.
Avant d’utiliser l’appareil, contrôler les composants du circuit d’air
comprimé, les branchements et les flexibles en recherchant tout
signe de détérioration, de fuite et d’usure.
Ne pas diriger un jet d’air vers soi−même ou vers autrui.
Pour intervenir sur un circuit d’air comprimé, porter un équipement
de protection tel que des lunettes de sécurité, des gants de cuir,
une chemise et un pantalon en tissu résistant, des chaussures
montantes et une coiffe.
Pour rechercher des fuites, utiliser de l’eau savonneuse ou
un détecteur à ultrasons, jamais les mains nues. En cas
de détection de fuite, ne pas utiliser l’équipement.
Remettre les portes, panneaux, recouvrements ou dispositifs
de protection quand l’entretien est terminé et avant de mettre
en marche l’appareil.
En cas d’injection d’air dans la peau ou le corps, demander
immédiatement une assistance médicale.
L’INHALATION D’AIR COMPRIMÉ risque
de provoquer des blessures ou même
la mort.
Ne pas inhaler d’air comprimé.
Utiliser l’air comprimé uniquement pour
découper ou gouger ainsi que pour l’outillage
pneumatique.
Une PRESSION D’AIR RÉSIDUELLE
ET DES FLEXIBLES QUI FOUETTENT
risquent de provoquer des blessures.
Détendre la pression pneumatique des outils et
circuits avant d’entretenir, ajouter ou changer
des accessoires et avant d’ouvrir le bouchon
de vidange ou de remplissage d’huile
du compresseur.
Les PIÈCES MOBILES peuvent causer
des blessures.
S’abstenir de toucher des parties mobiles telles
que des ventilateurs, courroies et rotors.
Maintenir fermés et verrouillés les portes,
panneaux, recouvrements et dispositifs
de protection.
Ne pas approcher les mains, cheveux, vêtements lâches et outils
des organes mobiles.
Avant d’intervenir sur le circuit d’air comprimé, couper
l’alimentation électrique, verrouiller et étiqueter l’appareil,
détendre la pression et s’assurer que le circuit d’air ne peut être
mis sous pression par inadvertance.
Demander seulement à un personnel qualifié d’enlever
les dispositifs de sécurité ou les recouvrements pour effectuer,
s’il y a lieu, des travaux d’entretien et de dépannage.
Remettre en place les portes, panneaux, recouvrements ou
dispositifs de protection à la fin des travaux d’entretien et avant
de mettre le moteur en marche.
DES
PIÈCES
CHAUDES
peuvent
provoquer des brûlures graves.
Ne pas toucher de pièces chaudes
du compresseur ou du circuit d’air.
Prévoir une période de refroidissement avant
d’intervenir sur l’équipement.
Ne pas toucher aux pièces chaudes, utiliser les outils recommandés et porter des gants de soudage et des vêtements épais
pour éviter les brûlures.
LIRE LES INSTRUCTIONS.
Lire et appliquer les instructions sur les
étiquettes et le Mode d’emploi avant
l’installation, l’utilisation ou l’entretien de
l’appareil. Lire les informations de sécurité au
début du manuel et dans chaque section.
N’utiliser que les pièces de rechange recommandées par le
constructeur.
Effectuer l’installation, l’entretien et toute intervention selon les
manuels d’utilisateurs, les normes nationales, provinciales et de
l’industrie, ainsi que les codes municipaux.
2-5. Dangers supplémentaires en relation avec l’installation, le fonctionnement et la maintenance
Risque D’INCENDIE OU
D’EXPLOSION.
Ne pas placer l’appareil sur, au-dessus ou
à proximité de surfaces inflammables.
Ne pas installer l’appareil à proximité de produits inflammables.
Ne pas surcharger l’installation électrique − s’assurer que l’alimentation est correctement dimensionnée et protégée avant de
mettre l’appareil en service.
LA CHUTE DE L’ÉQUIPEMENT
peut provoquer des blessures.
Utiliser l’anneau de levage pour lever l’appareil
et les accessoires correctement installées
seuls, PAS les bouteilles de gaz. Ne pas dépasser le poids nominal maximal de l’œilleton
(voir les spécifications).
Utiliser un équipement de levage de capacité suffisante pour
lever l’appareil.
En utilisant des fourches de levage pour déplacer l’unité, s’assurer que les fourches sont suffisamment longues pour dépasser
du côté opposé de l’appareil.
Tenir l’équipement (câbles et cordons) à distance des véhicules
mobiles lors de toute opération en hauteur.
Suivre les consignes du Manuel des applications pour l’équation
de levage NIOSH révisée (Publication Nº94−110) lors du levage
manuelle de pièces ou équipements lourds.
LE SURCHAUFFEMENT peut
endommager le moteur électrique.
Arrêter ou déconnecter l’équipement avant de
démarrer ou d’arrêter le moteur.
Ne pas laisser tourner le moteur trop lentement sous risque d’endommager le moteur électrique à cause d’une tension et d’une fréquence trop faibles.
Ne pas brancher de moteur de 50 ou de 60 Hz à la prise de 100 Hz,
s’il y a lieu.
LES ÉTINCELLES PROJETÉES
peuvent provoquer des blessures.
Porter un écran facial pour protéger le visage et
les yeux.
Affûter l’électrode au tungstène uniquement à
la meuleuse dotée de protecteurs. Cette manœuvre est à exécuter dans un endroit sûr lorsque l’on porte l’équipement homologué de protection du visage, des mains et du corps.
Les étincelles risquent de causer un incendie − éloigner toute
substance inflammable.
Les PIÈCES MOBILES peuvent
causer des blessures.
Ne pas s’approcher des organes mobiles.
Ne pas s’approcher des points de coincement
tels que des rouleaux de commande.
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LA SORTIE DE RECHARGE et L’EXPLOSION DE LA BATTERIE peuvent
provoquer des blessures.
La recharge de batterie n’existe pas sur tous les
modèles.
Toujours porter une protection faciale, des gants en caoutchouc
et vêtements de protection lors d’une intervention sur la batterie.
Arrêter le moteur avant de débrancher ou de brancher des
câbles de batterie, des câbles de chargeur de batterie (le cas
échéant) ou de batterie d’entretien.
Eviter de provoquer des étincelles avec les outils en travaillant
sur la batterie.
Ne pas utiliser l’appareil de soudage pour charger des batteries
ou faire démarrer des véhicules à l’aide de câbles de démarrage,
sauf si l’appareil dispose d’une fonctionnalité de charge de
batterie destinée à cet usage.
Observer la polarité correcte (+ et −) sur les batteries.
Débrancher le câble négatif (−) en premier lieu. Le rebrancher en
dernier lieu.
Les sources d’étincelles, flammes nues, cigarettes et autres
sources d’inflammation doivent être maintenues à l’écart des
batteries. Ces dernières produisent des gaz explosifs en
fonctionnement normal et en cours de charge.
Respecter les consignes du fabricant de la batterie pour
travailler sur une batterie ou à proximité.
Les opérations de charge de batterie ne doivent être effectuées
que par des personnes qualifiées.
Pour enlever la batterie d’un véhicule pour la recharge,
débrancher tout d’abord le câble négatif (−) et le rebrancher en
dernier lieu. Pour éviter un arc, s’assurer que tous les
accessoires sont débranchés.
Ne charger que des batteries plomb−acide. Ne pas utiliser le
chargeur de batterie pour alimenter un autre circuit électrique
basse tension ou pour charger des batteries sèches.
Ne pas charger une batterie gelée.
Ne pas utiliser de câbles de charge endommagés.
Ne pas charger des batteries dans un espace fermé ou en
l’absence d’une ventilation.
Ne pas charger une batterie dont les bornes sont desserrées ou
présentant une détérioration comme par exemple un boîtier ou
un couvercle fissuré.
Avant de charger une batterie, sélectionner la tension de charge
correspondant à la tension de la batterie.
Régler les commandes de charge de batterie sur la position
d’arrêt avant de brancher la batterie. Veiller à ce que les pinces
de charge ne se touchent pas.
Ranger les câbles de charge à distance du capot, des portes et
des pièces mobiles du véhicule.
LES LIQUIDES PRESSURISÉS peuvent
blesser ou tuer.
Les composants du système d’alimentation
peuvent contenir du carburant sous pression
élevée.
Avant d’intervenir sur le système d’alimentation de carburant,
arrêter le moteur pour dépressuriser le système.
En cas d’injection de tout liquide sous la peau ou dans le corps,
solliciter une aide médicale sur le champ.
LES FILS DE SOUDAGE peuvent
provoquer des blessures.
Ne pas appuyer sur la gâchette avant d’en
avoir reçu l’instruction.
Ne pas diriger le pistolet vers soi, d’autres personnes ou toute pièce mécanique en engageant le fil de soudage.
L’EMPLOI EXCESSIF peut
SURCHAUFFER L’ÉQUIPEMENT.
Laisser l’équipement refroidir ; respecter le facteur de marche nominal.
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Réduire le courant ou le facteur de marche avant de poursuivre le
soudage.
Ne pas obstruer les passages d’air du poste.
LES CHARGES ÉLECTROSTATIQUES peuvent endommager les
circuits imprimés.
Établir la connexion avec la barrette de terre
avant de manipuler des cartes ou des pièces.
Utiliser des pochettes et des boîtes antistatiques pour stocker,
déplacer ou expédier des cartes de circuits imprimes.
UNE REMORQUE QUI BASCULE peut
provoquer des blessures.
Utiliser les supports de la remorque ou des
blocs pour soutenir le poids.
Installer convenablement le poste sur la remorque comme indiqué dans le manuel s’y rapportant.
LIRE LES INSTRUCTIONS.
Lire et appliquer les instructions sur les
étiquettes et le Mode d’emploi avant
l’installation, l’utilisation ou l’entretien de
l’appareil. Lire les informations de sécurité au
début du manuel et dans chaque section.
N’utiliser que les pièces de rechange recommandées par le
constructeur.
Effectuer l’installation, l’entretien et toute intervention selon les
manuels d’utilisateurs, les normes nationales, provinciales et de
l’industrie, ainsi que les codes municipaux.
LE RAYONNEMENT HAUTE FRÉQUENCE (H.F.) risque de provoquer
des interférences.
Le rayonnement haute fréquence (H.F.) peut
provoquer des interférences avec les équipements de radio−navigation et de communication, les services de sécurité et les ordinateurs.
Demander seulement à des personnes qualifiées familiarisées
avec des équipements électroniques de faire fonctionner l’installation.
L’utilisateur est tenu de faire corriger rapidement par un électricien
qualifié les interférences résultant de l’installation.
Si le FCC signale des interférences, arrêter immédiatement l’appareil.
Effectuer régulièrement le contrôle et l’entretien de l’installation.
Maintenir soigneusement fermés les portes et les panneaux des
sources de haute fréquence, maintenir les éclateurs à une distance correcte et utiliser une terre et un blindage pour réduire les
interférences éventuelles.
LE SOUDAGE À L’ARC risque de
provoquer des interférences.
L’énergie électromagnétique risque de provoquer des interférences pour l’équipement électronique sensible tel que les ordinateurs et
l’équipement commandé par ordinateur tel que
les robots.
Veiller à ce que tout l’équipement de la zone de soudage soit compatible électromagnétiquement.
Pour réduire la possibilité d’interférence, maintenir les câbles de
soudage aussi courts que possible, les grouper, et les poser aussi
bas que possible (ex. par terre).
Veiller à souder à une distance de 100 mètres de tout équipement
électronique sensible.
Veiller à ce que ce poste de soudage soit posé et mis à la terre
conformément à ce mode d’emploi.
En cas d’interférences après avoir pris les mesures précédentes,
il incombe à l’utilisateur de prendre des mesures supplémentaires
telles que le déplacement du poste, l’utilisation de câbles blindés,
l’utilisation de filtres de ligne ou la pose de protecteurs dans la zone
de travail.
2-6. Proposition californienne 65 Avertissements
Les équipements de soudage et de coupage produisent des
fumées et des gaz qui contiennent des produits chimiques
dont l’État de Californie reconnaît qu’ils provoquent des malformations congénitales et, dans certains cas, des cancers.
(Code de santé et de sécurité de Californie, chapitre 25249.5
et suivants)
Les batteries, les bornes et autres accessoires contiennent
du plomb et des composés à base de plomb, produits chimiques dont l’État de Californie reconnaît qu’ils provoquent
des cancers et des malformations congénitales ou autres
problèmes de procréation. Se laver les mains après
manipulation.
Pour les moteurs à essence :
Les gaz d’échappement des moteurs contiennent des produits chimiques dont l’État de Californie reconnaît qu’ils
provoquent des cancers et des malformations congénitales
ou autres problèmes de procréation.
Pour les moteurs diesel :
Les gaz d’échappement des moteurs diesel et certains de
leurs composants sont reconnus par l’État de Californie
comme provoquant des cancers et des malformations congénitales ou autres problèmes de procréation.
Ce produit contient des produits chimiques, notamment du
plomb, dont l’État de Californie reconnaît qu’ils provoquent
des cancers, des malformations congénitales ou d’autres
problèmes de procréation. Se laver les mains après
utilisation.
2-7. Principales normes de sécurité
Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes, ANSI Standard Z49.1,
is available as a free download from the American Welding Society at
http://www.aws.org or purchased from Global Engineering Documents
(phone: 1-877-413-5184, website: www.global.ihs.com).
Battery Chargers, CSA Standard C22.2 NO 107.2−01, from Canadian
Standards Association, Standards Sales, 5060 Spectrum Way, Suite
100, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4W 5NS (phone: 800-463-6727,
website: www.csagroup.org).
Safe Practices for the Preparation of Containers and Piping for Welding
and Cutting, American Welding Society Standard AWS F4.1, from Global Engineering Documents (phone: 1-877-413-5184, website:
www.global.ihs.com).
Safe Practice For Occupational And Educational Eye And Face Protection, ANSI Standard Z87.1, from American National Standards Institute,
25 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036 (phone: 212-642-4900, website: www.ansi.org).
Safe Practices for Welding and Cutting Containers that have Held Combustibles, American Welding Society Standard AWS A6.0, from Global
Engineering Documents (phone: 1-877-413-5184,
website: www.global.ihs.com).
National Electrical Code, NFPA Standard 70, from National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA 02269 (phone: 1-800-344-3555, website:
www.nfpa.org and www. sparky.org).
Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Cylinders, CGA Pamphlet P-1,
from Compressed Gas Association, 14501 George Carter Way,
Suite 103, Chantilly, VA 20151 (phone: 703-788-2700,
website:www.cganet.com).
Safety in Welding, Cutting, and Allied Processes, CSA Standard
W117.2, from Canadian Standards Association, Standards Sales, 5060
Spectrum Way, Suite 100, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4W 5NS
(phone: 800-463-6727, website: www.csagroup.org).
Standard for Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot
Work, NFPA Standard 51B, from National Fire Protection Association,
Quincy, MA 02269 (phone: 1-800-344-3555, website: www.nfpa.org.)
OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry, Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 1910, Subpart Q,
and Part 1926, Subpart J, from U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954
(phone: 1-866-512-1800) (there are 10 OSHA Regional Offices—
phone for Region 5, Chicago, is 312-353-2220, website:
www.osha.gov).
Portable Generators Safety Alert, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
(phone: 301-504-7923, website: www.cpsc.gov).
Applications Manual for the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 1600
Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027 (phone: 1-800-232-4636, website:
www.cdc.gov/NIOSH).
2-8. Informations relatives aux CEM
Le courant électrique qui traverse tout conducteur génère des champs
électromagnétiques (CEM) à certains endroits. Le courant issu d’un
soudage à l’arc (et de procédés connexes, y compris le soudage par
points, le gougeage, le découpage plasma et les opérations de
chauffage par induction) crée un champ électromagnétique (CEM)
autour du circuit de soudage. Les champs électromagnétiques produits
peuvent causer interférence à certains implants médicaux, p. ex. les
stimulateurs cardiaques. Des mesures de protection pour les porteurs
d’implants médicaux doivent être prises: par exemple, des restrictions
d’accès pour les passants ou une évaluation individuelle des risques
pour les soudeurs. Tous les soudeurs doivent appliquer les procédures
suivantes pour minimiser l’exposition aux CEM provenant du circuit de
soudage:
3. Ne pas courber et ne pas entourer les câbles autour de votre
corps.
1. Rassembler les câbles en les torsadant ou en les attachant avec
du ruban adhésif ou avec une housse.
Les porteurs d’implants doivent d’abord consulter leur médecin avant
de s’approcher des opérations de soudage à l’arc, de soudage par
points, de gougeage, du coupage plasma ou de chauffage par
induction. Si le médecin approuve, il est recommandé de suivre les procédures précédentes.
2. Ne pas se tenir au milieu des câbles de soudage. Disposer les
câbles d’un côté et à distance de l’opérateur.
4. Maintenir la tête et le torse aussi loin que possible du matériel du
circuit de soudage.
5. Connecter la pince sur la pièce aussi près que possible de la
soudure.
6. Ne pas travailler à proximité d’une source de soudage, ni
s’asseoir ou se pencher dessus.
7. Ne pas souder tout en portant la source de soudage ou le
dévidoir.
En ce qui concerne les implants médicaux :
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SECTION 3 − DEFINITIONS
3-1. Additional Safety Symbols And Definitions
Some symbols are found only on CE products.
Warning! Watch Out! There are possible hazards as shown by the symbols.
Safe1 2012−05
Wear dry insulating gloves. Do not touch electrode with bare hand. Do not wear wet or damaged gloves.
Safe2 2012−05
Protect yourself from electric shock by insulating yourself from work and ground.
Safe3 2012−05
Keep your head out of the fumes.
Safe6 2012−05
Use forced ventilation or local exhaust to remove the fumes.
Safe8 2012−05
Use ventilating fan to remove fumes.
Safe10 2012−05
Keep flammables away from welding. Do not weld near flammables.
Safe12 2012−05
Welding sparks can cause fires. Have a fire extinguisher nearby, and have a watchperson ready to use it.
Safe14 2012−05
Do not weld on drums or any closed containers.
Safe16 2012−05
Do not remove or paint over (cover) the label.
Safe20 2012−05
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Do not work on unit if engine is running. Stop engine first.
Safe21 2012−05
Do not smoke while fueling or if near fuel.
Safe22 2012−05
Stop engine before fueling.
Safe23 2012−05
Do not fuel a hot engine.
Safe24 2012−05
Use lift eye to lift unit and properly installed accessories only, not gas cylinders. Do not exceed maximum lift eye
rating (see Specifications).
Safe25 2012−05
Do not discard product (where applicable) with general waste.
Reuse or recycle Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) by disposing at a designated collection
facility.
Contact your local recycling office or your local distributor for further information.
Safe37 2012−05
Do not use ether or other starting fluids. Using starting fluids voids warranty. See engine Owner’s Manual.
Safe89 2015−02
Wear hat and safety glasses. Use ear protection and button shirt
collar. Use welding helmet with correct shade of filter. Wear complete
body protection.
Safe38 2012−05
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Become trained and read the instructions before working on the
machine or welding.
Safe40 2012−05
=
Engine fuel plus flames or sparks can cause fire.
Safe45 2012−05
Remove unit from shipping crate. Remove Owner’s Manual from unit.
Follow instructions to install muffler.
Safe46 2012−05
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Read Owner’s Manual. Read labels on unit.
Safe47 2012−05
<12.4 V
Read Owner’s Manual for battery maintenance information.
/
+
−
Safe117 2014−06
+ −
0 - 50 h std
During the first 50 hours of operation keep welding load above 200
amperes. Do not weld below 200 amperes of output.
Safe54 2012−05
50 h std
After the first 50 hours of operation, change the engine oil and filter.
Safe55 2012−05
Never use generator inside a home or garage, even if doors and windows are open.
Safe87 2012−07
Only use generator outside and far away from windows, doors, and
vents.
Safe88 2012−07
3-2. Miscellaneous Symbols And Definitions
Some symbols are found only on export products.
Read Operator’s
Manual
Clock, Time
Switch
A
V
Hz
Amperage
Voltage
Hertz
Seconds
h
U0
U2
I2
n
n0
n1
Rated No−Load
Voltage (OCV)
Conventional
Load Voltage
Rated Welding
Current
X
IP
P1max
Duty Cycle
Internal Protection
Rating
Maximum Power
Consumption
Rated Load
Speed
Negative
Rated No−Load
Speed
Positive
Rated Idle Speed
Alternating
Current (AC)
Hours
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Direct Current
(DC)
Contractor On
Engine
Protective Earth
(Ground)
Do Not Switch
While Welding
Engine
Welding (General)
Engine RPM
Shielded Metal
Arc Welding
(SMAW) /
MMA Welding
Engine Stop
Circuit Breaker
Supplementary
Protector
Single Phase
Three Phase
Engine−Driven
3−Phase
Alternator with
Rectifier
s
Notes
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Suitable For
Welding In An
Environment With
Increased Risk Of
Electric Shock
Gas Tungsten Arc
Welding (GTAW) /
Tungsten Inert
Gas (TIG)
Welding
Constant Current
Electrode
Connection
Engine Stop
Glow Plug
Slow
Fast
Off
Work Connection
Engine
Temperature
On
Engine Oil
Check
Injectors/Pump
Increase/Decrease of Quantity
(Rotating; Number
of Positions)
Engine Oil
Pressure
Check Valve
Clearance
Panel/Local
Fuel
Certified/Trained
Mechanic
Remote
Battery (Engine)
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SECTION 4 − SPECIFICATIONS
4-1. Serial Number And Rating Label Location
The serial number and rating information for this product is located on the front. Use rating label to determine input power requirements and/or rated
output. For future reference, write serial number in space provided on back cover of this manual.
4-2. Weld, Power, And Engine Specifications
Welding
Mode
Weld Output
Range
Rated Welding
Output
Maximum
OpenCircuit
Voltage
Generator Power
Rating
Engine
Fuel
Capacity
92
Single-Phase,
4 kVA/kW, 34/17 A,
120/240 V AC,
60 Hz
Perkins 404D-22
Water-Cooled,
Four-Cylinder,
32.6 HP Diesel Engine
25 gal
(95 L)
300 A, 32 Volts DC,
100% Duty Cycle
CC
55 − 500 A
400 A, 25 Volts DC,
60% Duty Cycle
500 A, 20 Volts DC,
40% Duty Cycle
4-3. Dimensions, Weights, And Operating Angles
Dimensions
Height
Width
*
60 in (1524 mm)
(to top of muffler)
G
28-1/2 in (724 mm)
(mtg. brackets turned in)
30-3/4 in (781 mm)
(mtg. brackets turned out)
Depth
65-1/8 in (1654 mm)
!
Do not exceed tilt angles or engine could
be damaged or unit could tip.
!
Do not move or operate unit where it could
tip.
A
65-1/8 in (1654 mm)
B*
56 in (1422 mm)
C*
46-1/2 in (1181)
D*
9-5/8 in (244 mm)
E
27-1/2 in (699 mm)
F
1 in (25 mm)
G
29-13/16 in (757 mm)
H
9/16 in (14 mm) Dia.
4 Holes
With mounting brackets in center
position. Dimensions vary with
location of mounting brackets.
Weight
w/ Perkins
404-22
No fuel: 1600 lb (726 kg)
W/fuel: 1775 lb (805 kg)
A
B
C
30°
H
20°
30°
20°
D
F
E
802 161-A
803 656-G
Lifting Eye Weight Rating:
2500 lb (1134 kg) Maximum
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4-4. Environmental Specifications
A. IP Rating
IP Rating
Operating Temperature Range
IP23S
−40 to 104 °F (−40 to +40°C)
This equipment is designed for outdoor use. It may be stored, but is
not intended to be used for welding outside during precipitation unless
sheltered.
IP23S 2014−06
B. Information On Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
!
This Class A equipment is not intended for use in residential locations where the electrical power is provided by the public low−
voltage supply system. There can be potential difficulties in ensuring electromagnetic compatibility in those locations, due to conducted as well as radiated disturbances.
ce-emc 3 2014-07
4-5. Duty Cycle And Overheating
1
1
100% Duty Cycle
Duty Cycle is percentage of 10 minutes that unit can weld at rated load
without overheating.
This unit is rated for welding at
300 amperes continuously.
NOTICE − Exceeding duty cycle
can damage unit and void warranty.
1000
WELD AMPERES
800
600
500
CC
400
300
250
200
150
100
10
15
20
25
30
40
50
60
80
100
% DUTY CYCLE
271 732-A
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4-6. Volt-Ampere Curves
A. Stick Mode
100
RANGES:
230 − MAX
170 − 365
110 − 225
70 − 130
55 − 85
80
DC VOLTS
The volt-ampere curves show the
minimum and maximum voltage
and amperage output capabilities of
the welder/generator. Curves of all
other settings fall between the
curves shown.
60
40
20
0
0
100
200 300 400 500 600 700
800 900 1000
DC AMPERES
B. TIG Mode
100
RANGES:
60 − 365
35 − 250
25 − 155
15 − 75
DC VOLTS
80
60
40
20
0
0
100
200
300
DC AMPERES
400
500
215 081-A / 215 079-A
4-7. Fuel Consumption
The curve shows typical fuel use
under weld or power loads.
2.50
2.25
2.00
US Gal./Hr.
1.75
1.50
1.25
1.00
0.75
0.50
IDLE
0.25
0.00
0
50
100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450
DC WELD AMPERES AT 100% DUTY CYCLE
500
199 032−A
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4-8. AC Generator Power Curve
The ac power curve shows the generator power in amperes available
at the 120 and 240 volt receptacles.
150 300
AC VOLTS
125 250
100 200
75 150
50 100
25
50
0
0
0
0
5
10
15
20
AC AMPERES IN 240V MODE
10
20
30
40
AC AMPERES IN 120V MODE
25
30
50
60
193 018
Notes
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SECTION 5 − INSTALLATION
5-1. Installing Welder/Generator
Airflow Clearance
18 in.
(460 mm)
Movement
18 in.
(460 mm)
18 in.
(460 mm)
OR
OR
18 in.
(460 mm)
18 in.
(460 mm)
Location/Mounting
2
Welding
Unit In
Place
Bolting
Unit In
2 Place
3
4
OR
OR
Tools Needed:
1
1
9/16 in.
Go
to MillerWelds.com for more
information on truck installations.
Movement
!
Do not move or operate unit where
it could tip.
See Section 4-3 for lifting eye rating.
Airflow Clearance
NOTICE − Do not install unit where air flow
is restricted or engine may overheat.
Location/Mounting
!
Always securely fasten welder/generator onto transport vehicle or
trailer and comply with all DOT and
other applicable codes.
install3 2014−12 − Ref. 800 652 / Ref. 800 477-A / 803 274 / 804 712
!
Do not weld on base. Welding on
base can cause fuel tank fire or explosion. Weld only on the four
mounting brackets or bolt unit
down.
NOTICE − Do not mount unit by supporting
the base only at the four mounting brackets. Use cross-supports to adequately
support unit and prevent damage to base.
1 Cross-Supports
2 Mounting Brackets (Supplied)
Mount unit on flat surface or use cross-supports to support base. Secure unit with
mounting brackets.
3 1/2 in Bolt And Washer (Minimum −
Not Supplied)
4 3/8-16 x 1 in. Screws (Supplied)
To Bolt Unit In Place:
Remove hardware securing the four
mounting brackets to the base. Reverse
brackets and reattach to base with original
hardware.
Mount unit to truck or trailer with 1/2 in. (12
mm) or larger hardware (not supplied).
To Weld Unit In Place:
Weld unit to truck or trailer only at the four
mounting brackets.
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5-2. Grounding Generator To Truck Or Trailer Frame
1
2
!
Always ground generator
frame to vehicle frame to prevent electric shock and static
electricity hazards.
!
Also see AWS Safety &
Health Fact Sheet No. 29,
Grounding of Portable And
Vehicle Mounted Welding
Generators.
!
Bed liners, shipping skids,
and some running gear insulate the welder/generator
from the vehicle frame. Always connect a ground wire
from the generator equipment grounding terminal to
bare metal on the vehicle
frame as shown.
!
Use GFCI protection when
operating auxiliary equipment. If unit does not have
GFCI receptacles, use GFCIprotected extension cord.
Do not use GFCI receptacles
to power life support equipment.
1
Equipment Grounding
Terminal (On Front Panel)
Grounding Cable (Not
Supplied)
Metal Vehicle Frame
GND/PE
3
2
3
Connect cable from equipment
ground terminal to metal vehicle
frame. Use #8 AWG or larger insulated copper wire.
Electrically
bond generator
frame to vehicle frame by metal-to-metal contact.
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5-3. Using Lifting Eye
1
2
3
1
Lifting Eye
Nut
Carriage Bolt
Raise lifting eye until it snaps in
place. Lower lifting eye when not
needed.
2
To lock the lifting eye in the upright
position, insert a 3/8-16 x 1-1/2 in
carriage bolt through slot in bracket
and secure with nut (bolt and nut not
supplied).
Tools Needed:
3
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5-4. Installing Exhaust Pipe
!
Stop engine and let cool.
Position exhaust pipe with spark
arrestor as shown in illustration.
Follow spark arrestor kit installation instructions.
Tools Needed:
1/2 in
Exhaust4 2015−03 Ref. 803 604 / Ref. 215 664 / Ref. 907 602−1
5-5. Connecting The Battery
+
−
Tools Needed:
1/2 in.
NOTICE − Lead acid batteries discharge
when stored in any temperature. Units that
are stored should have the battery
recharged every three months and before
being put into service. To preserve optimum battery performance and life,
recharge battery in storage when the
open−circuit voltage drops to 12.4 volts
DC when measured across the battery
terminals.
!
Connect negative (−) cable last.
NOTICE − Wait two minutes after engine
shutdown before disconnecting battery or
engine controller may be damaged.
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Battery is most easily accessed through
the rear panel. Remove battery access
panel from rear panel. Connect battery,
negative cable last. Reinstall battery access panel.
Never start the engine when the
cables are loose or poorly connected
to the battery terminals.
Never disconnect the battery while
the engine is running.
Do not allow the battery cables to
touch opposing terminals. When connecting the battery cables attach the
positive (+) cable to the positive (+)
battery terminal first, followed by negative (−) cable to negative (−) battery
terminal.
Never use a quick battery charger to
start the engine.
Do not charge battery with Engine
Control switch On.
Always disconnect the negative (−)
battery cable before charging battery.
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5-6. Engine Prestart Checks
Check radiator coolant
level when fluid is low in
recovery tank.
Full
NOTICE − Follow run-in procedure in engine manual. If
unburned fuel and oil collect
in exhaust pipe during run-in,
see Section 11.
Capacity:
404.22 Engine: 9.5 qt (9.01L)
Full
Full
Diesel
Coolant Recovery Tank
Hot Full
Cold Full
803 656-G
Check all engine fluids daily.
Engine must be cold and on a level surface.
Automatic shutdown system stops engine if
oil pressure is too low or coolant temperature is too high.
This unit has a low oil pressure shut-
down switch. However, some conditions may cause engine damage before
the engine shuts down. Check oil level
often and do not use the oil pressure
shutdown system to monitor oil level.
NOTICE − Diesel engines in Miller equipment are meant to operate optimally at moderate to rated load. Using light or no load for
extended periods of time may cause wetstacking or engine damage.
Follow run-in procedure in engine manual.
If unburned fuel and oil collect in exhaust
pipe during run-in, see Section 11.
Add fresh diesel fuel before starting (see
engine maintenance label for fuel specifications). Leave filler neck empty to allow room
for expansion.
Engine stops if fuel level is low.
Oil
After fueling, check oil with unit on level surface. If oil is not up to full mark on dipstick,
add oil (see maintenance label).
Coolant
Check coolant level in radiator before starting unit the first time. If necessary, add
coolant to radiator until coolant level is at
bottom of filler neck.
Fuel
Check coolant level in recovery tank daily.
If necessary, add coolant to recovery tank
until coolant level is between Cold Full and
Hot Full levels. If recovery tank coolant level
was low, also check coolant level in radiator.
Add coolant if level is below bottom of radiator filler neck.
NOTICE − Do not use gasoline. Gasoline
will damage engine.
Unit is shipped with an engine coolant mixture of water and ethylene glycol base an-
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tifreeze rated to −34° F (−37° C). Add antifreeze to mixture if using the unit in temperatures below −34° F (−37° C).
Keep radiator and air intake clean and free
of dirt.
NOTICE − Incorrect engine temperature
can damage engine. Do not run engine without a properly working thermostat and radiator cap.
To improve cold weather starting:
Use Starting Aid switch (see Section
6-1).
Keep battery in good condition. Store
battery in warm area.
Use fuel formulated for cold weather
(diesel fuel can gel in cold weather).
Contact local fuel supplier for fuel information.
Use correct grade oil for cold weather
(see Section 8-1).
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5-7. Connecting To Weld Output Terminals
Stick and TIG Welding
For Stick and TIG welding Direct Current Electrode Positive (DCEP), connect electrode
holder cable to Positive (+) terminal on left and
work cable to Negative (−) terminal on right.
For Direct Current Electrode Negative
(DCEN), reverse cable connections.
If equipped with optional Polarity switch or optional Polarity/AC switch, connect electrode
holder cable to Electrode (+) terminal on left
and work cable to Work (−) terminal on right.
!
Stop engine.
!
Failure to properly connect weld
cables may cause excessive heat and
start a fire, or damage your machine.
!
Turn off power before connecting to
weld output terminals.
!
Do not use worn, damaged, undersized, or repaired cables.
Do not place anything between weld cable
terminal and copper bar. Make sure that
the surface of the weld cable terminal and
copper bar are both clean.
1
Correct Weld Cable Connection
2
Incorrect Weld Cable Connection
3
4
5
6
Weld Output Terminal
Supplied Weld Output Terminal Nut
Weld Cable Terminal
Copper Bar
Remove supplied nut from weld output terminal. Slide weld cable terminal onto weld output
terminal and secure with nut so that weld cable
terminal is tight against copper bar.
7
Positive (+) Weld Output Terminal
8
Negative (−) Weld Output Terminal
7
8
Tools Needed:
2
1
3
3/4 in.
6
4
5
803 656-G / 803 778-B
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5-8. Selecting Cable Sizes*
NOTICE − The Total Cable Length in Weld Circuit (see table below) is the combined length of both weld cables. For example, if the power source
is 100 ft (30 m) from the workpiece, the total cable length in the weld circuit is 200 ft (2 cables x 100 ft). Use the 200 ft (60 m) column to determine
cable size.
Weld Cable Size** and Total Cable (Copper) Length in Weld Circuit
Not Exceeding***
100 ft (30 m) or Less
Welding
Amperes
10 − 60%
Duty
Cycle
AWG (mm2)
150 ft
(45 m)
200 ft
(60 m)
60 − 100%
Duty Cycle
250 ft
(70 m)
300 ft
(90 m)
350 ft
(105 m)
400 ft
(120 m)
1/0 (60)
1/0 (60)
10 − 100% Duty Cycle
AWG (mm2)
AWG (mm2)
100
4 (20)
4 (20)
4 (20)
3 (30)
2 (35)
1 (50)
150
3 (30)
3 (30)
200
3 (30)
2 (35)
2 (35)
1 (50)
1/0 (60)
2/0 (70)
3/0 (95)
3/0 (95)
1 (50)
1/0 (60)
2/0 (70)
3/0 (95)
4/0 (120)
4/0 (120)
250
2 (35)
1 (50)
1/0 (60)
2/0 (70)
3/0 (95)
4/0 (120)
2x2/0 (2x70)
2x2/0 (2x70)
300
350
1 (50)
1/0 (60)
2/0 (70)
3/0 (95)
4/0 (120)
2x2/0 (2x70)
2x3/0 (2x95)
2x3/0 (2x95)
1/0 (60)
2/0 (70)
3/0 (95)
4/0 (120)
2x2/0 (2x70)
2x3/0 (2x95)
2x3/0 (2x95)
2x4/0 (2x120)
400
1/0 (60)
2/0 (70)
3/0 (95)
4/0 (120)
2x2/0 (2x70)
2x3/0 (2x95)
2x4/0 (2x120)
2x4/0 (2x120)
500
2/0 (70)
3/0 (95)
4/0 (120)
2x2/0 (2x70)
2x3/0 (2x95)
2x4/0 (2x120)
3x3/0 (3x95)
3x3/0 (3x95)
600
3/0 (95)
4/0 (120)
2x2/0 (2x70)
2x3/0 (2x95)
2x4/0 (2x120)
3x3/0 (3x95)
3x4/0 (3x120)
3x4/0 (3x120)
* This
chart is a general guideline and may not suit all applications. If cable overheats, use next size larger cable.
**Weld cable size (AWG) is based on either a 4 volts or less drop or a current density of at least 300 circular mils per ampere.
( ) = mm2 for metric use
***For distances longer than those shown in this guide, call a factory applications rep. at 920-735-4505 (Miller) or 1-800-332-3281 (Hobart).
Ref. S-0007-L 2015−02
5-9. Connecting To Remote Amperage Adjust Receptacle RC13
1
1
Remote Amperage Adjust
Receptacle RC13
Connect optional remote control to
RC13 (see Section 6-3).
Ref. 154 862-A / 048 720-K / 803 656-G
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SECTION 6 − OPERATING WELDER/GENERATOR
6-1. Front Panel Controls (See Section 6-2)
6
7
8
11
5
12
9
4
3
1
13
2
10
240 162-D / 803 656
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6-2. Description Of Front Panel Controls (See Section 6-1)
Engine Starting Controls
1 Starting Aid Switch
Use switch to energize starting aid for cold
weather starting (see starting instructions following).
2
Engine Control Switch
Use switch to start and stop engine.
NOTICE − Diesel engines in Miller equipment
are meant to operate optimally at moderate to
rated load. Using light or no load for extended
periods of time may cause wetstacking or engine damage.
To Start:
NOTICE − Do not use ether or other starting
fluids. Using starter fluids voids warranty.
If engine does not start, let engine come
to a complete stop before attempting
restart.
Above 325 F (05 C): turn Engine Control
switch to Start. Release Engine Control
switch when engine starts.
Below 325 F (05 C): push Starting Aid switch
up for 60 seconds. While still holding Starting
Aid switch, turn Engine Control switch to
Start. Release Engine Control switch and
Starting Aid switch when engine starts.
To Stop: turn Engine Control switch to Off position.
Engine Gauges And Meters
3
Engine Fuel/Hour Gauge
Use gauge to monitor engine running time for
scheduling maintenance and to determine
cause of engine shutdowns.
Use gauge to check fuel level. Engine stops
if fuel level is low.
To check fuel level when engine is not running, turn Engine Control switch to Run position.
See Section 6-5 for complete fuel/hour gauge
information.
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4
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge (Optional)
Normal pressure is 30 − 60 psi (207 − 414
kPa). Engine stops if pressure is below 10 psi
(69 kPa).
5
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
(Optional)
Normal temperature is 180 - 203° F (82 - 95°
C). Engine stops if temperature exceeds 220°
F (104° C).
Weld Controls
Max OCV Control Circuit: This unit has
a max OCV control circuit that resets Amperage Adjust control R1 to maximum
when the arc breaks. When an arc is
struck, weld output control returns to the
R1 front panel or combination front panel/
remote control setting. The Amperage
Adjust control adjusts amperage only
when welding and does not adjust opencircuit voltage.
The max OCV circuit is disabled when
the Stick/TIG Selection switch is in
Scratch Start TIG position (see item 8).
6 Ampere Range Switch
NOTICE − Do not switch under load.
Use switch to select weld amperage range.
For most welding applications, use lowest
amperage range possible to help prevent arc
outages.
7 Amperage Adjust Control
Control adjusts amperage within range selected by Ampere Range switch. Weld output
would be about 168 A DC with controls set as
shown (50% of 110 to 225 A).
The numbers around the control are for
reference only and do not represent an
actual percentage value.
8 Stick/TIG Selection Switch
Use switch to disable the max OCV circuit
and the arc drive (dig) circuit for scratch start
TIG welding (see max OCV note under Weld
Controls).
When switch is in the Stick position, the max
OCV circuit resets Amperage Adjust Control
R1 to maximum when the arc breaks.
Also in the Stick position, the arc drive (dig)
circuit provides additional amperage during
low voltage (short arc length conditions) to
prevent “sticking” electrodes.
When switch is in Scratch Start TIG position,
the max OCV and arc drive (dig) circuits are
disabled and OCV changes when the control
is adjusted.
9
Amperage Adjust Switch And Remote
Amperage Adjust Receptacle
Connect optional remote control to RC13
(See Section 5-9). Use switch to select front
panel or remote amperage control. For remote control, place switch in Remote position
and connect remote control to Remote Amperage Adjust receptacle RC13 (see Sections 5-9 and 6-3).
10 Polarity Switch (Optional)
NOTICE − Do not switch under load.
Use switch to change weld output. Select either DC Electrode Positive (DCEP) or DC
Electrode Negative (DCEN).
Weld Meters
11 AC/DC Voltmeter (Optional)
Voltmeter displays voltage at the weld output
terminals, but not necessarily the welding arc
due to resistance of cable and connections.
12 AC/DC Ammeter (Optional)
Ammeter displays amperage output of the
unit.
13 Battery Voltmeter (Optional)
Use gauge to check battery voltage and monitor engine charging system. The meter
should read about 14 volts DC when the engine is running and about 12 volts DC when
the engine is stopped.
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6-3. Remote Amperage Control (Optional)
1
1
Remote Amperage Adjust
Receptacle RC13
Connect optional remote control to
RC13 (see Section 5-9).
In Example:
Range = 110 to 225 A DC
Percentage Of Range = 50%
Max = About 168 A DC (50% of 110 to 225)
Example: Combination Remote Amperage Control (Stick)
Max (168 A DC)
Min (90 A DC)
Set Switches
Set Range
Set Control
Adjust Optional Remote Control
Ref. 154 862-A / Ref. 181 711-A / 803 602
6-4. Weld Control/Arc Condition Information Label
Set weld controls as shown to
achieve softer or stiffer arc conditions for different applications.
212 944-B
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SECTION 7 − OPERATING AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
7-1. Export Auxiliary Power Receptacles
4
3
European Receptacle
Australian Receptacle
2
1
5
South African Receptacle
6
238 127-A / 805 259-A
!
Use GFCI protection when operating auxiliary equipment. If unit does
not have GFCI receptacles, use
GFCI-protected extension cord. Do
not use GFCI receptacles to power
life support equipment.
and 4 kVa/kW from RC1.
!
Unplug power cord before attempting to service accessories or tools.
(240 V x 13 A) + (120 V x 7 A) =
4.0 kVA/kW
1
120V 15/20A AC Receptacle GFCI1
Receptacles supply 60 Hz single-phase
power at weld/power speed.
!
Test GFCI monthly. See Section 7-2
for GFCI information and for resetting and testing procedures.
Maximum output is 2.4 kVA/kW from GFCI1
Maximum combined output of all receptacles is 4 kVA/kW.
EXAMPLE: If 13 A is drawn from RC1, only
7 A is available at GFCI1:
2
Circuit Breaker CB2
CB2 protects GFCI1 from overload. If a circuit breaker opens, the receptacle does not
work. Press CB2 to reset breaker.
3
Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker
ELCB1
ELCB1 protects RC1 from Earth leakage
fault. If circuit breaker opens the receptacle
does not work. Place circuit breaker switch
in the On position to reset breaker.
At least once a month, press test but-
ton. If ELCB is working properly, power
will be disconnected. Reset breaker.
4
220V 16A AC European
Receptacle RC1
5
240 V 15 A AC Australian
Receptacle RC1
6
240 V 15 A AC South African
Receptacle RC1
If a circuit breaker continues to open,
contact Factory Authorized Service
Agent.
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7-2. GFCI Receptacle Information, Resetting And Testing
1
2
3
4
!
Test and reset GFCI only at Run speed.
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!
Use GFCI protection when operating
auxiliary equipment. If unit does not
have GFCI receptacles, use GFCIprotected extension cord. Do not
use GFCI receptacle to power life
support equipment.
!
Unplug power cord before attempting to service accessories or tools.
1
120 V 20 A AC GFCI Receptacle
2
GFCI Receptacle Test Button
3
GFCI Receptacle Reset Button
4
GFCI Indicator Light (LED)
GFCI Receptacles
GFCI receptacles protect the user from
electric shock if a ground fault occurs in
equipment connected to the receptacle. A
ground fault occurs when electrical current
takes the shortest path to ground (which
could be through a person) rather than follow its intended safe path.
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If a ground fault is detected, the GFCI Reset
button pops out, and the circuit opens to disconnect power to the faulty equipment. A
GFCI receptacle does not protect against
circuit overloads, short circuits, or shocks
not related to ground faults. Reset and test
GFCI receptacle according to the following
procedures.
Resetting/Testing GFCI Receptacle
!
Test GFCI monthly. See Testing
GFCI Receptacle.
!
Do not test or reset GFCI receptacles
at idle speed/low voltage or the GFCI
will be damaged and not provide
protection from electric shock
caused by a ground fault.
!
!
If LED blinks, stop using GFCI receptacle and have it replaced by a
Factory Authorized Service Agent.
Extension cords with bad insulation
or of extended length can allow
enough leakage current to trip the
GFCI circuit. Reset and test as follows.
Resetting GFCI Receptacles
If a GFCI fault occurs, stop engine and disconnect equipment from GFCI receptacle.
Check for damaged or wet tools, cords,
plugs, etc. connected to the receptacle.
Start engine and operate at Run (weld/
power) speed. Press GFCI Reset button.
Reconnect equipment to GFCI receptacle.
If GFCI Reset button pops out again, check
the equipment and repair or replace if faulty.
Testing GFCI Receptacles
GFCI testing must be done with engine
running at Run (weld/power) speed.
Start engine and operate at Run (weld/
power) speed.
Press the GFCI Test button. The GFCI Reset button should pop out.
Press the GFCI Reset button.
Have GFCI replaced by a Factory Authorized Service Agent if any of the following occur:
GFCI does not trip when tested
LED blinks
GFCI does not reset.
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SECTION 8 − MAINTENANCE & TROUBLESHOOTING
8-1. Maintenance Label
Perkins Engine North American office:
Perkins USA & Canada Office:
Perkins Engines Inc.
N4-AC6160, PO Box 610
Mossville, Illinois, 61552-0610
- Toll Free Number: 1-888-PERK-ENG
- Telephone 1.309.578.7364
- Fax 1.309.578.7329
To find a service distributor, go to:
http://www.perkins.com/distributor
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8-2. Routine Maintenance
!
Recycle engine
fluids.
= Check
= Change
= Clean
* To be done by Factory Authorized Service Agent
Every
8
Hours
Stop engine before maintaining.
See
Engine Manual and Maintenance Label
for important start-up, service, and storage
information. Service engine more often if
used in severe conditions.
= Replace
Reference
Section 5-6,
8-8
FUEL
WATER
Fuel/Water Separator
Fuel Level
Oil Level
Oil, Fuel Spills
Coolant Level
Every
50
Hours
Weld Terminals
Every
100
Hours
Section 8-4
Battery Terminals
Every
250
Hours
Air Cleaner Hoses
Air Cleaner Element
Engine
Manual,
Section 8-5
1/2 in.
(13 mm)
Unreadable Labels
Every
500
Hours
Fan Belt Tension
Spark Arrestor
NOTICE − Change engine
oil and filter after initial 50 to
75 hours of use.
Weld Cables
Every
1000
Hours
Section 8-8
Oil Oil Filter
FUEL
OR
SLUDGE
Radiator Fluid Level And
Thermostat
Inside Unit
Slip Rings*
Brushes*
Valve Clearance*
Every
2000
Hours
Injectors*
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Fuel Filter
Drain Sludge
Section 8-8,
8-3 and
Engine
Manual
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8-3. Checking Generator Brushes
New Length:
1-1/4 in. (32 mm)
Replace
Damaged Brushes
Minimum Length:
5/8 in. (16 mm)
!
Stop engine and let cool.
1
Generator Brush
Mark and disconnect leads at brush holder cap. Remove brushes.
Replace brushes if damaged or if brush
material is at or near minimum length.
1
GenBrush1 2014−10 / Ref 190 823
Notes
Work like a Pro!
Pros weld and cut
safely. Read the
safety rules at
the beginning
of this manual.
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8-4. Servicing Air Cleaner
!
Stop engine.
NOTICE − Do not run engine without air
cleaner or with dirty element. Engine
damage caused by using a damaged element is not covered by the warranty.
The air cleaner primary element can
be cleaned but the dirt holding capacity of the filter is reduced with each
cleaning. The chance of dirt reaching
the clean side of the filter while cleaning and the possibility of filter damage
makes cleaning a risk. Consider the
risk of unwarrantable equipment
damage when determining whether
to clean or replace the primary element.
4
1
2
NOTICE − If you decide to clean the primary element, we strongly recommend
installing an optional safety element to
provide additional engine protection.
Never clean a safety element. Replace
the safety element after servicing the primary element three times.
3
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Intake Manifold
Service Indicator (Optional)
Window
Reset Button
Service air cleaner element if red band
appears in window. A green band means
air cleaner is okay. Press button to reset
indicator.
Clean or replace primary element if dirty
(see note above before cleaning). Replace primary element if damaged. Replace primary element yearly or after six
cleanings.
5
Optional
9
Housing
6
Safety Element (Optional)
7
Primary Element
8
Cover
9
Dust Ejector
To clean air filter
Wipe off cover and housing. Remove
cover and dump out dust. Remove element(s). Wipe dust from inside cover and
housing with damp cloth. Reinstall safety
element (if present). Reinstall cover.
Keep nozzle
2 in (51 mm)
from element.
!
Do not clean housing with air
hose.
Clean primary element with compressed
air only.
Air pressure must not exceed 100 psi
(690 kPa). Use 1/8 in (3 mm) nozzle and
keep nozzle at least 2 in (51 mm) from
inside of element. Replace primary element if it has holes or damaged gaskets.
Blow
Inspect
Reinstall primary element and cover
(dust ejector down).
aircleaner1 5/15− ST-153 929-B / ST-153 585 / Ref. S-0698-B
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8-5. Inspecting/Cleaning Optional Spark Arrestor
!
Stop engine and let cool.
1
Spark Arrestor Muffler
2
Cleanout Plug
Remove plug and remove any dirt
covering cleanout hole.
2
Start engine and run to blow out
cleanout hole. If nothing blows out
of hole, briefly cover end of exhaust
pipe with fireproof material.
!
Stop engine and let cool.
Reinstall cleanout plug.
1
Tools Needed:
3/8 in.
803 656 / Ref. 236 970
8-6. Battery Maintenance
Lead acid batteries discharge when stored in any temperature. Units that are stored should have the battery recharged every three months and before
being put into service. To preserve optimum battery performance and life, recharge battery in storage when the open−circuit voltage drops to 12.4 volts
DC when measured across the battery terminals.
8-7. Engine Speed Adjustment
Weld/power speed adjustment must be done by the engine manufacturer’s factory authorized service agent. Tampering with adjustments will void
engine warranty. Contact engine manufacturer’s factory authorized service agent for engine adjustments.
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8-8. Servicing Fuel And Lubrication Systems
4
5
3
7
6
!
Stop engine and let cool.
!
After servicing, start engine
and check for fuel leaks.
Stop engine, tighten connections as necessary, and wipe
up spilled fuel.
1
2
3
Oil Filter
Oil Drain Valve And Hose
Oil Fill Cap
4
Fuel Line
5
Primary Fuel Filter (Fuel/
Water Separator)
6
Petcock
7
Secondary Fuel Filter
8
Fuel Tank Sludge Drain Valve
To change oil and filter:
1
Route oil drain hose and valve
through hole in base. See engine
manual and engine maintenance
label for oil/filter change information.
To drain water from fuel system:
Open primary fuel filter petcock and
drain water into metal container.
Close petcock when water-free fuel
flows.
To replace primary fuel filter:
Turn filter counterclockwise. Remove filter.
Fill new filter with fresh fuel. Apply
thin coat of fuel to gasket on new filter. Install new filter and turn clockwise. Bleed air from fuel system according to engine manual.
Inspect fuel lines, and replace if
cracked or worn.
To replace secondary fuel filter:
See engine manual.
2
8
To drain sludge from fuel tank:
!
Beware of fire. Do not smoke
and keep sparks and flames
away from drained fuel. Dispose of drained fuel in an environmentally-safe manner.
Do not leave unit unattended
while draining fuel tank.
!
Properly lift unit and secure
in a level position. Use adequate blocks or stands to
support unit while draining
fuel tank.
Attach 1/2 ID hose to drain valve.
Put metal container under drain,
and use screwdriver to open
sludge drain valve. Close valve
when sludge has drained. Remove
hose.
Tools Needed:
Close door.
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8-9. Overload Protection
!
Stop engine.
When
a supplementary protector,
circuit breaker or fuse opens, it usually indicates a more serious problem exists. Contact Factory Authorized Service Agent.
1
2
Fuse F1
Fuse F2
F1 and F2 protect the stator exciter winding from overload. If F1 opens, weld and
generator power is low or stops entirely.
If F2 opens, weld output is low or stops
entirely. 4 kVA/kW generator power is
still available.
3
2
7
6
5
1
Circuit Breaker CB4 (Not Shown)
4
Circuit Breaker CB10 (Not Shown)
5
Supplementary Protector CB11
6
Supplementary Protector CB12
7
Supplementary Protector CB13
8
Circuit Breaker CB14 (Not Shown)
CB4 protects the welding arc drive (dig)
circuit. If CB4 opens, electrode may stick
to the workpiece more frequently during
low voltage (short arc length) conditions.
CB4 automatically resets when the fault
is corrected.
CB10 protects the engine battery circuit.
If CB10 opens, the engine will not crank.
CB10 automatically resets when the fault
is corrected.
CB11 protects the weld control circuit. If
CB11 opens the max OCV circuit does
not work and open circuit voltage is variable at all times (see max OCV note under Weld Controls in Section 6-2).
CB12 protects the field flashing circuit. If
CB12 opens, the generator may not excite at start-up and weld and generator
power output may not be available.
CB13 protects the engine control circuit.
If CB13 opens, the engine does not
crank.
Press button to reset supplementary
protector.
CB14 protects throttle solenoid TS1 on
units with auto idle option. If CB14 opens,
the engine does not run at idle speed.
CB14 automatically resets when the fault
is corrected.
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8-10. Troubleshooting
A. Welding
Trouble
Remedy
No weld output; generator power output Check position of Ampere Range switch.
okay at ac receptacles.
Check position of optional Polarity switch.
Place Amperage Adjust switch in Panel position, or place switch in Remote position and connect remote
control to Remote Amperage Adjust receptacle RC13 (see Sections 5-9 and 6-1).
Check and secure connections to Remote Amperage Adjust receptacle RC13 (see Section 5-9).
Check fuse F2, and replace if open (see Section 8-9). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check integrated rectifier SR2 and the rotor.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check brushes and slip rings, and weld excitation circuit.
No weld output or generator power out- Disconnect equipment from generator power receptacles during start-up.
put at ac receptacles.
Check fuses F1 and F2, and replace if open (see Section 8-9). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent
check integrated rectifier SR1, capacitor C9, integrated rectifier SR2, and the rotor.
Reset supplementary protector CB12. Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check diode D1 (see Section 8-9).
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check brushes and slip rings, and field excitation circuit.
Erratic weld output.
Check and tighten connections inside and outside unit.
Be sure connection to work piece is clean and tight.
Use dry, properly stored electrodes.
Remove excessive coils from weld cables.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check brushes and slip rings.
High weld output.
Check position of Ampere Range switch and Voltage/Amperage Adjust control.
Check engine speed, and have engine manufacturer’s factory authorized service agent adjust if necessary.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check OCV control circuit.
Low weld output.
Check engine speed, and have engine manufacturer’s factory authorized service agent adjust if necessary.
Check fuses F1 and F2, and replace if open (see Section 8-9). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent
check integrated rectifier SR1, capacitor C9, integrated rectifier SR2, and the rotor.
Electrode sticks to the workpiece more Circuit breaker CB4 may be open. CB4 automatically resets when the fault is corrected (see Section 8-9).
frequently during low voltage (short arc Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check transformer T1 and integrated rectifiers SR4 and SR5.
length) conditions.
Low open-circuit voltage.
Check engine speed, and have engine manufacturer’s factory authorized service agent adjust if necessary.
Place Stick/TIG switch in Stick position.
Maximum weld output only in each Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check control relay CR7.
ampere range (with Stick/TIG Selection
switch in Stick position).
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Trouble
No remote fine amperage control.
Remedy
Place Amperage Adjust switch in Remote position.
Check and secure connections to Remote Amperage Adjust receptacle RC13 (see Section 5-9).
Reset supplementary protector CB11 (see Section 8-9). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check
control relay CR7.
No remote fine amperage control.
Repair or replace remote control device.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check OCV control circuit.
B. Standard Generator Power
Trouble
Remedy
No generator power output at ac recep- Reset receptacle supplementary protectors.
tacles; weld output okay.
Reset GFCI receptacle.
No generator power or weld output.
Disconnect equipment from generator power receptacles during start-up.
Check fuses F1 and F2, and replace if open (see Section 8-9). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent
check integrated rectifier SR1, capacitor C9, diode/capacitor board D1/C1, and the rotor.
Reset supplementary protector CB12. Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check diode D1 .
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check brushes and slip rings, and field excitation circuit.
High output at generator power ac re- Check engine speed, and have engine manufacturer’s factory authorized service agent adjust if necesceptacles.
sary.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent adjust generator power field current resistor R3.
Low output at generator power ac recep- Check engine speed, and have engine manufacturer’s factory authorized service agent adjust if necestacles.
sary.
Check fuse F1, and replace if open (see Section 8-9). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check integrated rectifier SR1, resistor R3, and capacitor C9.
C. Engine
Trouble
Engine will not crank.
Remedy
Check battery, and replace if necessary.
Check battery connections and tighten if necessary.
Circuit breaker CB10 may be open. CB10 automatically resets when fault is corrected (see Section 8-9).
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check engine wiring harness and components.
Check engine wiring harness plug connections.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check control relay CR1 and Engine Control switch S1.
Engine cranks but does not start.
Check fuel level.
Check battery and replace if necessary. Check engine charging system according to engine manual.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check engine wiring harness, fuel gauge/hourmeter, control
relay CR5, fuel pump, fuel solenoid FS1, and diode/capacitor board D10/C10.
Air in fuel system. See engine manual.
Engine starts, but stops when Engine Check oil, and coolant levels. Automatic shutdown system stops engine if oil pressure is too low or coolant
Control switch is released.
temperature is too high (see Section 5-6). Automatic shutdown system is inhibited for 30 seconds after
start-up.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check fuel gauge/hourmeter, and control relay CR5.
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Trouble
Remedy
Engine hard to start in cold weather.
Use starting aid switch (see Section 6-1).
Keep battery in good condition. Store battery in warm area off cold surface.
Use fuel formulated for cold weather (diesel fuel can gel in cold weather). Contact local fuel supplier for
fuel information.
Use correct grade oil for cold weather (see Section 8-1).
Engine suddenly stops.
Check oil and coolant levels. Automatic shutdown system stops engine if oil pressure is too low or coolant
temperature is too high (see Section 5-6). Automatic shutdown system is inhibited for 30 seconds after
start-up.
See engine manual.
Engine slowly stopped and cannot be
restarted.
Check fuel level.
Check engine air and fuel filters (see Sections 8-4 and 8-8).
See engine manual.
Battery discharges between uses.
Turn Engine Control switch off when unit is not running.
Clean top of battery with baking soda and water solution; rinse with clear water.
Recharge or replace battery if necessary.
Periodically recharge battery (approximately every 3 months).
Engine idles, but does not come up to
weld speed (models with idle option
only).
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check idle module PC7 and current transformer CT1.
Check for obstructed throttle solenoid.
Engine does not run at idle speed
(models with idle option only).
Place Stick/TIG Selection switch in Stick position.
Check for obstructed throttle solenoid.
Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check idle module PC7, and control relays CR3 and CR6.
Engine uses oil during run-in period; Dry engine according to run-in procedure (see Section 11).
wetstacking occurs.
SECTION 9 − PARTS LIST
9-1. Recommended Spare Parts
Dia.
Mkgs.
Part
No.
Description
Quantity
. . . . . . . . . F1, F2 . . . 085874 . . Fuse, Mintr Cer Slo-blo 10. Amp 250 Volt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190823 . . Brush, Contact Elect .250 X.500 X 1.250 Grd Ay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ♦192939 . . Filter, Air Element Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192938 . . . . Filter, Air Element Primary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197997 . . . . Filter, Fuel Secondary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192744 . .
Filter, Fuel Pri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197899 . . . . Oil Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197944 . . Belt, Fan V-groove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Battery, Stor 12v 650 Crk 110 Rsv Gp 24 Maint Free . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
♦Optional
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3
1
1
1
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Notes
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SECTION 10 − ELECTRICAL DIAGRAMS
Figure 10-1. Circuit Diagram For Welder/Generator
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SECTION 11 − RUN-IN PROCEDURE
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NOTICE − Diesel engines in MILLER equipment are meant to operate optimally at moderate to rated load. Using light or no load for extended periods
of time may cause wetstacking or other engine damage. Do not idle engine longer than necessary.
11-1. Wetstacking
NOTICE − Do not perform run-in
procedure at less than 20 volts weld
output and do not exceed duty cycle
or equipment damage may occur.
1
Welder/Generator
Run diesel engines near rated voltage and current during run-in period
to properly seat piston rings and
prevent wetstacking. See nameplate, rating label, or specifications
section in this manual to find rated
voltage and current.
2
NOTICE − Do not idle engine longer
than necessary. Piston rings only
seat correctly if engine runs at weld/
power rpm, and the welder/generator is kept loaded during run-in.
2
Engine Exhaust Pipe
Wetstacking is unburned fuel and oil
in the exhaust pipe and occurs
during run-in if the engine is run too
long at light load or idle rpm.
1
If exhaust pipe is coated with a wet,
black, tar-like substance, dry the
engine using one of the following
run-in procedures.
See the engine manual for additional
engine run-in information.
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11-2. Run-In Procedure Using Load Bank Or Resistance Grid
2
1
7
4
3
5
+
6
S-0683 / S-0684
!
Stop engine.
!
Do not touch hot exhaust pipe, engine parts, or load bank/grid.
!
Keep exhaust and pipe away from
flammables.
NOTICE − Do not perform run-in
procedure at less than 20 volts weld output
and do not exceed duty cycle or equipment
damage may occur.
1 Load Bank
Turn all load bank switches Off. If needed,
connect load bank to 115 volts ac wall
receptacle or generator auxiliary power
receptacle.
2 Welder/Generator
Place A/V range switch in maximum position, A/V control in minimum position, and
Output Selector switch (if present) in either
DC position.
3 Weld Cables
4 Resistance Grid
Use grid sized for generator rated output.
Turn Off grid.
5
Voltmeter
6 Clamp-On Ammeter
Connect voltmeter and ammeter as
shown, if not provided on generator.
Start engine and run for several minutes.
For Load Bank
Set load bank switches and then adjust
generator A/V control so load equals
rated voltage and current of generator
(see nameplate, rating label, or the
specifications section in this manual).
For Resistance Grid
Set grid switches and then adjust generator A/V control so load equals rated
voltage and current of the generator
(see nameplate, rating label, or the
specifications section in this manual).
Check generator and meters after first five
minutes then every fifteen minutes to be
sure generator is loaded properly.
NOTICE − Check oil level frequently during
run-in; add oil if needed.
It is recommended to run the welder/generator for two hours minimum and up to four
hours under load. Place A/V control in
minimum position, then shut down load
bank or grid to remove load. Run engine
several minutes at no load.
!
Stop engine and let cool.
7
Engine Exhaust Pipe
Repeat procedure if wetstacking is present.
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SECTION 12 − GENERATOR POWER GUIDELINES
The views in this section are intended to be representative of all engine-driven welder/generators. Your unit may differ from those shown.
12-1. Selecting Equipment
1
2
1
3
Generator Power Receptacles
− Neutral Bonded To Frame
3-Prong Plug From Case
Grounded Equipment
2-Prong Plug From Double
Insulated Equipment
Be sure equipment has double
insulated symbol and/or wording on it.
!
2
Do not use 2-prong plug unless equipment is double insulated.
3
OR
gen_pwr 2014−09 − ST-800 577
12-2. Grounding Generator To Truck Or Trailer Frame
1
2
GND/PE
3
800 652-D
!
!
1
2
Always ground generator frame to
vehicle frame to prevent electric
shock and static electricity hazards.
Also see AWS Safety & Health Fact
Sheet No. 29, Grounding of Portable
And Vehicle Mounted Welding Generators.
Equipment Grounding Terminal (On
Front Panel)
Grounding Cable (Not Supplied)
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3
Metal Vehicle Frame
frame. Always connect a ground
wire from the generator equipment
grounding terminal to bare metal on
the vehicle frame as shown.
Connect cable from equipment ground
terminal to metal vehicle frame. Use #8
AWG or larger insulated copper wire.
Electrically bond generator frame to vehicle frame by metal-to-metal contact.
!
Bed liners, shipping skids, and
some running gear insulate the
welder/generator from the vehicle
!
Use GFCI protection when operating auxiliary equipment. If unit does
not have GFCI receptacles, use
GFCI-protected extension cord. Do
not use GFCI receptacles to power
life support equipment.
12-3. Grounding When Supplying Building Systems
1
2
1
Equipment Grounding
Terminal
Grounding Cable
Use #8 AWG or larger insulated
copper wire.
2
3
GND/PE
Ground Device
Use ground device as stated in
electrical codes.
2
3
!
Ground generator to system
earth ground if supplying
power to a premises (home,
shop, farm) wiring system.
!
Also see AWS Safety &
Health Fact Sheet No. 29,
Grounding of Portable And
Vehicle Mounted Welding
Generators.
ST-800 576-B
12-4. How Much Power Does Equipment Require?
1
Resistive Load
A light bulb is a resistive load and
requires a constant amount of power.
2
3
2
1
Non-Resistive Load
Equipment with a motor is a non-resistive load and requires approximately six times more power while
starting the motor than when running
(see Section 12-8).
VOLTS 115
AMPS 4.5
Hz
60
3
Rating Data
Rating shows volts and amperes, or
watts required to run equipment.
Amperes x Volts = Watts
Example 1: If a drill uses 4.5 amperes at 115 volts, calculate its running power requirement in watts.
3
4.5 A x 115 V = 520 W
The load applied by the drill is 520
watts.
Example 2: If three 200 watt flood
lamps are used with the drill from Example 1, add the individual loads to
calculate total load.
(3 x 200W) + 520 W = 1120 W
The total load applied by the three
flood lamps and drill is 1120 watts.
S-0623
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12-5. Approximate Power Requirements For Industrial Motors
Industrial Motors
Split Phase
Capacitor Start-Induction Run
Capacitor Start-Capacitor Run
Fan Duty
Rating
Starting Watts
Running Watts
1/8 HP
1/6 HP
1/4 HP
1/3 HP
1/2 HP
1/3 HP
1/2 HP
3/4 HP
1 HP
1-1/2 HP
2 HP
3 HP
5 HP
1-1/2 HP
5 HP
7-1/2 HP
10 HP
1/8 HP
1/6 HP
1/4 HP
1/3 HP
1/2 HP
800
1225
1600
2100
3175
2020
3075
4500
6100
8200
10550
15900
23300
8100
23300
35000
46700
1000
1400
1850
2400
3500
300
500
600
700
875
720
975
1400
1600
2200
2850
3900
6800
2000
6000
8000
10700
400
550
650
800
1100
12-6. Approximate Power Requirements For Farm/Home Equipment
Farm/Home Equipment
Stock Tank De-Icer
Grain Cleaner
Portable Conveyor
Grain Elevator
Milk Cooler
Milker (Vacuum Pump)
FARM DUTY MOTORS
Std. (e.g. Conveyors,
Feed Augers, Air
Compressors)
High Torque (e.g. Barn
Cleaners, Silo Unloaders,
Silo Hoists, Bunk Feeders)
3-1/2 cu. ft. Mixer
High Pressure 1.8 Gal/Min
Washer 2 gal/min
2 gal/min
Refrigerator or Freezer
Shallow Well Pump
Sump Pump
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Rating
1/4 HP
1/2 HP
3/4 HP
2 HP
1/3 HP
1/2 HP
3/4 HP
1 HP
1-1/2 HP
2 HP
3 HP
5 HP
1-1/2 HP
5 HP
7-1/2 HP
10 HP
1/2 HP
500 PSI
550 PSI
700 PSI
1/3 HP
1/2 HP
1/3 HP
1/2 HP
Starting Watts
Running Watts
1000
1650
3400
4400
2900
10500
1720
2575
4500
6100
8200
10550
15900
23300
8100
23300
35000
46700
3300
3150
4500
6100
3100
2150
3100
2100
3200
1000
650
1000
1400
1100
2800
720
975
1400
1600
2200
2850
3900
6800
2000
6000
8000
10700
1000
950
1400
1600
800
750
1000
800
1050
12-7. Approximate Power Requirements For Contractor Equipment
Contractor
Hand Drill
Circular Saw
Table Saw
Band Saw
Bench Grinder
Air Compressor
Electric Chain Saw
Electric Trimmer
Electric Cultivator
Elec. Hedge Trimmer
Flood Lights
Submersible Pump
Centrifugal Pump
Floor Polisher
High Pressure Washer
55 gal Drum Mixer
Wet & Dry Vac
Rating
Starting Watts
Running Watts
1/4 in.
3/8 in.
1/2 in.
6-1/2 in.
7-1/4 in.
8-1/4 in.
9 in.
10 in.
14 in.
6 in.
8 in.
10 in.
1/2 HP
1 HP
1-1/2 HP
2 HP
1-1/2 HP, 12 in.
2 HP, 14 in.
Standard 9 in.
Heavy Duty 12 in.
1/3 HP
18 in.
HID
Metal Halide
Mercury
Sodium
Vapor
400 GPH
900 GPH
3/4 HP, 16 in.
1 HP, 20 in.
1/2 HP
3/4 HP
1 HP
1/4 HP
1.7 HP
2-1/2 HP
350
400
600
500
900
1400
4500
6300
2500
1720
3900
5200
3000
6000
8200
10500
1100
1100
350
500
2100
400
125
313
1000
1400
1250
600
900
4500
6100
3150
4500
6100
1900
900
1300
350
400
600
500
900
1400
1500
1800
1100
720
1400
1600
1000
1500
2200
2800
1100
1100
350
500
700
400
100
250
1000
200
500
1400
1600
950
1400
1600
700
900
1300
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12-8. Power Required To Start Motor
Single-Phase Induction Motor Starting Requirements
Motor Start
Code
G
H
J
K
L
M
N
P
KVA/HP
6.3
7.1
8.0
9.0
10.0
11.2
12.5
14.0
1
2
3
4
Motor Start Code
Running Amperage
Motor HP
Motor Voltage
To find starting amperage:
4
1
3
AC MOTOR
VOLTS 230
AMPS 2.5
CODE M
Hz
60
HP
1/4
PHASE 1
2
Step 1: Find code and use table to
find kVA/HP. If code is not listed,
multiply running amperage by six to
find starting amperage.
Step 2: Find Motor HP and Volts.
Step 3: Determine starting amperage (see example).
Welder/generator amperage output
must be at least twice the motor’s
running amperage.
(kVA/HP x HP x 1000) / Volts =
Starting Amperage
Example: Calculate starting amperage required for a 230 V, 1/4 HP motor with a motor start code of M.
Volts = 230, HP = 1/4, kVA/HP =
11.2
(11.2 x 1/4 x 1000) / 230 = 12.2A
Starting the motor requires 12.2
amperes.
S-0624
12-9. How Much Power Can Generator Supply?
1
Limit Load To 90% Of
Generator Output
Always start non-resistive (motor)
loads in order from largest to smallest, and add resistive loads last.
2
1
2
5 Second Rule
If motor does not start within 5
seconds, turn off power to prevent
motor damage. Motor requires
more power than generator can
supply.
Ref. ST-800 396-A / S-0625
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12-10. Typical Connections To Supply Standby Power
1
2
Utility
Electrical
Service
Transfer Switch
Fused
Disconnect
Switch
(If Required)
Have only qualified persons
perform these connections
according to all applicable
codes and safety practices.
!
Properly install, ground, and
operate this equipment according to its Owner’s Manual and national, state, and local codes.
Customer-supplied equipment
4
3
!
Welding
Generator
Output
is required if generator will supply standby power during
emergencies or power outages.
1 Utility Electrical Service
2 Transfer Switch (Double-Throw)
5
Essential
Loads
Switch transfers the electrical load
from electric utility service to the
generator. Transfer load back to
electric utility when service is restored.
Install correct switch (customersupplied). Switch rating must be
same as or greater than the branch
overcurrent protection.
3 Fused Disconnect Switch
Install correct switch (customersupplied) if required by electrical
code.
4 Welder/Generator Output
Generator output voltage and wiring must be consistent with regular
(utility) system voltage and wiring.
Connect generator with temporary
or permanent wiring suitable for the
installation.
Turn off or unplug all equipment
connected to generator before
starting or stopping engine. When
starting or stopping, the engine has
low speed which causes low voltage and frequency.
5 Essential Loads
Generator output may not meet the
electrical requirements of the premises. If generator does not produce
enough output to meet all requirements, connect only essential
loads (pumps, freezers, heaters,
etc. − See Section 12-4).
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12-11. Selecting Extension Cord (Use Shortest Cord Possible)
Cord Lengths for 120 Volt Loads
Use GFCI protection when operating auxiliary equipment. Do not use GFCI receptacles to power life support equipment.
Maximum Allowable Cord Length in ft (m) for Conductor Size (AWG)*
Current
(Amperes)
Load (Watts)
5
600
7
840
10
1200
15
4
6
8
10
12
14
350 (106)
225 (68)
137 (42)
100 (30)
400 (122)
250 (76)
150 (46)
100 (30)
62 (19)
400 (122)
275 (84)
175 (53)
112 (34)
62 (19)
50 (15)
1800
300 (91)
175 (53)
112 (34)
75 (23)
37 (11)
30 (9)
20
2400
225 (68)
137 (42)
87 (26)
50 (15)
30 (9)
25
3000
175 (53)
112 (34)
62 (19)
37 (11)
30
3600
150 (46)
87 (26)
50 (15)
37 (11)
35
4200
125 (38)
75 (23)
50 (15)
40
4800
112 (34)
62 (19)
37 (11)
45
5400
100 (30)
62 (19)
50
6000
87 (26)
50 (15)
*Conductor size is based on maximum 2% voltage drop
Cord Lengths for 240 Volt Loads
Use GFCI protection when operating auxiliary equipment. Do not use GFCI receptacles to power life support equipment.
Maximum Allowable Cord Length in ft (m) for Conductor Size (AWG)*
Current
(Amperes)
Load (Watts)
5
1200
7
1680
10
2400
15
4
8
10
12
14
700 (213)
450 (137)
225 (84)
200 (61)
800 (244)
500 (152)
300 (91)
200 (61)
125 (38)
800 (244)
550 (168)
350 (107)
225 (69)
125 (38)
100 (31)
3600
600 (183)
350 (107)
225 (69)
150 (46)
75 (23)
60 (18)
20
4800
450 (137)
275 (84)
175 (53)
100 (31)
60 (18)
25
6000
350 (107)
225 (69)
125 (38)
75 (23)
30
7000
300 (91)
175 (53)
100 (31)
75 (23)
35
8400
250 (76)
150 (46)
100 (31)
40
9600
225 (69)
125 (38)
75 (23)
45
10,800
200 (61)
125 (38)
50
12,000
175 (53)
100 (31)
*Conductor size is based on maximum 2% voltage drop
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Effective January 1, 2016
(Equipment with a serial number preface of MG or newer)
Warranty Questions?
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Miller Electric Mfg. Co., Appleton, Wisconsin, warrants to its original
* Batteries
retail purchaser that new Miller equipment sold after the effective
* Bernard Guns (No Labor)
date of this limited warranty is free of defects in material and
* Tregaskiss Guns (No Labor)
workmanship at the time it is shipped by Miller. THIS WARRANTY IS
EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS 6. 90 Days — Parts
* Accessory (Kits)
OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS.
* Canvas Covers
* Induction Heating Coils and Blankets, Cables, and
Within the warranty periods listed below, Miller will repair or replace
Non-Electronic Controls
any warranted parts or components that fail due to such defects in
* M-Guns
material or workmanship. Miller must be notified in writing within
thirty (30) days of such defect or failure, at which time Miller will
* MIG Guns and Subarc (SAW) Torches
provide instructions on the warranty claim procedures to be
* Remote Controls and RFCS-RJ45
followed. If notification is submitted as an online warranty claim, the
* Replacement Parts (No labor)
claim must include a detailed description of the fault and the
* Roughneck Guns
troubleshooting steps taken to identify failed components and the
* Spoolmate Spoolguns
cause of their failure.
Miller shall honor warranty claims on warranted equipment listed
below in the event of such a failure within the warranty time periods.
All warranty time periods start on the delivery date of the equipment
to the original end-user purchaser, and not to exceed twelve months
after the equipment is shipped to a North American distributor or
eighteen months after the equipment is shipped to an International
distributor.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5 Years Parts — 3 Years Labor
* Original Main Power Rectifiers Only to Include SCRs,
Diodes, and Discrete Rectifier Modules
3 Years — Parts and Labor
* Auto-Darkening Helmet Lenses (Except Classic
Series) (No Labor)
* Engine Driven Welder/Generators
(NOTE: Engines are Warranted Separately by the
Engine Manufacturer.)
* Inverter Power Sources (Unless Otherwise Stated)
* Plasma Arc Cutting Power Sources
* Process Controllers
* Semi-Automatic and Automatic Wire Feeders
* Transformer/Rectifier Power Sources
2 Years — Parts and Labor
* Auto-Darkening Helmet Lenses − Classic Series Only
(No Labor)
* Fume Extractors − Capture 5, Filtair 400 and Industrial
Collector Series
1 Year — Parts and Labor Unless Specified
* Automatic Motion Devices
* CoolBelt and CoolBand Blower Unit (No Labor)
* Desiccant Air Dryer System
* External Monitoring Equipment and Sensors
* Field Options
(NOTE: Field options are covered for the remaining
warranty period of the product they are installed in,
or for a minimum of one year — whichever is
greater.)
* RFCS Foot Controls (Except RFCS-RJ45)
* Fume Extractors − Filtair 130, MWX and SWX Series
* HF Units
* ICE/XT Plasma Cutting Torches (No Labor)
* Induction Heating Power Sources, Coolers
(NOTE: Digital Recorders are Warranted Separately
by the Manufacturer.)
* LiveArc Welding Performance Management System
* Load Banks
* Motor-Driven Guns (except Spoolmate Spoolguns)
* PAPR Blower Unit (No Labor)
* Positioners and Controllers
* Racks
* Running Gear/Trailers
* Spot Welders
* Subarc Wire Drive Assemblies
* Water Coolant Systems
* TIG Torches (No Labor)
* Wireless Remote Foot/Hand Controls and Receivers
* Work Stations/Weld Tables (No Labor)
Miller’s True Blue® Limited Warranty shall not apply to:
1.
2.
3.
Consumable components; such as contact tips,
cutting nozzles, contactors, brushes, relays, work
station table tops and welding curtains, or parts that
fail due to normal wear. (Exception: brushes and
relays are covered on all engine-driven products.)
Items furnished by Miller, but manufactured by others,
such as engines or trade accessories. These items are
covered by the manufacturer’s warranty, if any.
Equipment that has been modified by any party other than
Miller, or equipment that has been improperly installed,
improperly operated or misused based upon industry
standards, or equipment which has not had reasonable
and necessary maintenance, or equipment which has
been used for operation outside of the specifications for
the equipment.
MILLER PRODUCTS ARE INTENDED FOR PURCHASE AND
USE BY COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL USERS AND PERSONS
TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED IN THE USE AND
MAINTENANCE OF WELDING EQUIPMENT.
In the event of a warranty claim covered by this warranty, the
exclusive remedies shall be, at Miller’s option: (1) repair; or (2)
replacement; or, where authorized in writing by Miller in appropriate
cases, (3) the reasonable cost of repair or replacement at an
authorized Miller service station; or (4) payment of or credit for the
purchase price (less reasonable depreciation based upon actual
use) upon return of the goods at customer’s risk and expense.
Miller’s option of repair or replacement will be F.O.B., Factory at
Appleton, Wisconsin, or F.O.B. at a Miller authorized service facility
as determined by Miller. Therefore no compensation or
reimbursement for transportation costs of any kind will be allowed.
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PROVIDED HEREIN ARE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE
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DIRECT,
INDIRECT,
SPECIAL,
INCIDENTAL
OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFIT),
WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER
LEGAL THEORY.
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PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL EQUIPMENT
FURNISHED BY MILLER IS EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED BY
MILLER.
Some states in the U.S.A. do not allow limitations of how long an
implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion of incidental, indirect,
special or consequential damages, so the above limitation or
exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty provides specific
legal rights, and other rights may be available, but may vary from
state to state.
In Canada, legislation in some provinces provides for certain
additional warranties or remedies other than as stated herein, and to
the extent that they may not be waived, the limitations and
exclusions set out above may not apply. This Limited Warranty
provides specific legal rights, and other rights may be available, but
may vary from province to province.
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Owner’s Record
Please complete and retain with your personal records.
Model Name
Serial/Style Number
Purchase Date
(Date which equipment was delivered to original customer.)
Distributor
Address
City
State
Zip
For Service
Contact a DISTRIBUTOR or SERVICE AGENCY near you.
Always provide Model Name and Serial/Style Number.
Contact your Distributor for:
Welding Supplies and Consumables
Options and Accessories
Personal Safety Equipment
Service and Repair
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Replacement Parts
Training (Schools, Videos, Books)
Technical Manuals (Servicing Information
and Parts)
Circuit Diagrams
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Welding Process Handbooks
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www.millerwelds.com or call 1-800-4-A-Miller
Contact the Delivering Carrier to:
File a claim for loss or damage during
shipment.
For assistance in filing or settling claims, contact
your distributor and/or equipment manufacturer’s
Transportation Department.
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