MIG 135 WELDER ASSEMBLY & OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Part #12011

MIG 135  WELDER ASSEMBLY & OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Part #12011
Part #12011
MIG
135
WELDER
ASSEMBLY & OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
STATEMENT OF LIMITED WARRANTY
The Eastwood Company (hereinafter “Eastwood”) warrants to the end user (purchaser) of all new welding and cutting equipment (collectively called the “products”) that it will
be free of defects in workmanship and material. This warranty is void if the equipment has been subjected to improper installation, improper care or abnormal operations.
WARRANTY PERIOD:
All warranty periods begin on the date of purchase from Eastwood. Warranty Periods are listed below, along with the products covered during those warranty periods:
3 Year Warranty on Material, Workmanship, and Defects:
• Eastwood MIG 135 Welder
Items not covered under this warranty: Contact tips, nozzles, wire, and ground clamp and cable.
All other components are covered by the warranty and will be repaired or replaced at the discretion of Eastwood.
2 Years:
• All Welding Helmets.
CONDITIONS OF WARRANTY TO OBTAIN WARRANTY COVERAGE:
Purchaser must first contact Eastwood at 1-800-345-1178 for an RMA# before Eastwood will accept any welder returns.
Final determination of warranty on welding and cutting equipment will be made by Eastwood.
WARRANTY REPAIR:
If Eastwood confirms the existence of a defect covered under this warranty plan, Eastwood will determine whether repair or replacement is the most suitable option
to rectify the defect. At Eastwood’s request, the purchaser must return, to Eastwood, any products claimed defective under Eastwood’s warranty.
FREIGHT COSTS:
The purchaser is responsible for shipment to and from Eastwood.
WARRANTY LIMITATIONS:
EASTWOOD WILL NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR REPAIRS UNLESS MADE BY EASTWOOD. EASTWOOD’S LIABILITY UNDER THIS WARRANTY SHALL NOT
EXCEED THE COST OF CORRECTING THE DEFECT OF THE EASTWOOD PRODUCT. EASTWOOD WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (SUCH
AS LOSS OF BUSINESS, ETC.) CAUSED BY THE DEFECT OR THE TIME INVOLVED TO CORRECT THE DEFECT. THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY IS THE ONLY EXPRESS WARRANTY
PROVIDED BY EASTWOOD WITH RESPECT TO ITS PRODUCTS. WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY LAW SUCH AS THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY ARE LIMITED TO THE
DURATION OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY FOR THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED. THIS WARRANTY GIVES THE PURCHASER SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS.
THE PURCHASER MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
SPECIFICATIONS
Output
Amperage
Range
Maximum
Output No Load
Voltage
Maximum
Input
Amperage
25-135 A
28 V DC
20 Amp
Solid
Wire Type
& Diameter
2
Stainless
Input
Voltage
Rated
Duty
Cycle
Wire
Feed
Rate
Welding
Wire
Spool
Sizes
120 VAC
60 Hz
20%
@ 90 A
40-450 IPM
4-8 in
Flux Cored
0.023-0.030in 0.023-0.030in 0.030-0.035in
(0.6-0.8mm) (0.6-0.8mm) (0.8-0.9mm)
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Weight
56 Lbs.
(25kg)
SAFETY INFORMATION
ARC WELDING CAN BE DANGEROUS.
THIS WELDING MACHINE MUST BE CONNECTED TO A POWER SOURCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLIANCE ELECTRICAL CODES.
DISCONNECT FROM POWER SOURCE BEFORE ASSEMBLING, DISASSEMBLY OR MAINTENANCE OF
THE TORCH OR CONTACT TIP OR CHANGING WIRE SPOOLS.
FOR SAFETY TURN OFF AND UNPLUG MACHINE WHEN INSTALLING NEW WIRE SPOOL, ADJUSTING WIRE TENSION
ROLLER OR REPLACING CONTACT TIP.
THE GAS NOZZLE MUST ALWAYS BE INSTALLED WHEN WELDING-DO NOT WELD WITHOUT THE GAS NOZZLE IN PLACE.
THE CONTACT TIP IS ELECTRICALLY “HOT” AND IF IT CONTACTS THE GROUNDED WORK PIECE IT WILL CAUSE DAMAGE.
ALL INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR OPERATION OF THIS EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE PREFORMED BY QUALIFIED
INDIVIDUALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL CODES.
ELECTRIC SHOCK CAN KILL! Improper use of an electric welder can cause electric shock, injury and death! Read all
precautions described in this manual to reduce the possibility of electric shock.
1. The MIG135 power switch is to be in the OFF (“0”) position when installing the work cable and gun and while plugging
in the power cord.
2. Always wear dry, protective clothing and leather welding gloves and insulated footwear.
3. Always operate the welder in a clean, dry, well ventilated area. Do not operate the welder in humid, wet, rainy or poorly
ventilated areas.
4. Be sure that the work piece is properly supported and grounded prior to beginning an electric welding operation.
5. The electrode and work (or ground) circuits are electrically “hot” when the welder is on. Do not touch these “hot” parts
with your bare skin or wet clothing.
DISCONNECT FROM POWER SOURCE BEFORE ASSEMBLING, DISASSEMBLY OR MAINTENANCE OF
THE TORCH OR CONTACT TIP OR CHANGING WIRE SPOOLS.
Always attach the ground clamp to the piece to be welded and as close to the weld area as possible. This will give the least resistance
and best weld.
FUMES AND WELDING GASES CAN BE DANGEROUS.
Do not breathe fumes that are produced by the welding operation. These fumes are dangerous. Keep your head and face out of
welding fumes. Shielding gases used for welding can displace air and cause injury or death. Always work in a properly ventilated
area, we recommend wearing an OSHA-approved respirator when MIG welding!
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SAFETY INFORMATION
WELDING SPARKS CAN CAUSE FIRE OR EXPLOSION.
Do not operate electric arc welder in areas where flammable or explosive vapors are present. Always keep a fire extinguisher nearby
while welding. Use welding blankets to protect painted surfaces, dash boards, engines, etc.
ARC RAYS CAN BURN.
Use a shield with the proper filter (a minimum of #11) to protect your eyes from sparks and the rays of the arc when welding or when
observing open arc welding. Use suitable clothing made from durable flame-resistant material to protect your skin. Protect nearby
individuals with a non-flammable barrier.
HOT METAL WILL BURN.
Electric welding operations cause sparks and heats metal to temperatures that will cause severe burns! Use protective gloves and
clothing when performing any welding operations. Always wear long pants, long-sleeved shirts and leather welding gloves. Make sure
that all persons in the welding area are protected from heat, sparks and ultraviolet rays. Use additional face shields and flame resistant
barriers as needed. Never touch work piece until it has completely cooled.
ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS MAY BE DANGEROUS.
The electromagnetic field that is generated during arc welding may interfere with various electrical and electronic devices such as
cardiac pacemakers. Anyone using such devices should consult with their physician prior to performing any electric welding operations.
Exposure to electromagnetic fields while welding may have other health effects which are not known.
UNPACKING
When unpacking your Eastwood MIG135, check to make sure all of the parts listed below are included:
• MIG135 Welder
• MIG Gun Cable Assembly (8ft)
• Ground Cable Assembly (8ft)
• Gas Flow Regulator
• Gas Hose
• Hand Held Shield
• Wire Brush
• 2lb Spool of 0.023in (0.6mm) Solid Wire
• 2 Contact Tips
• Contact Tip Wrench
• Instructions
• DVD
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COMPONENTS AND CONTROLS
1. Ground Cable Access Hole
16. Wire Tension Thumb Screw
4
2. MIG Gun Cable Access Hole
17. Wire Spindle
3
3. Power Switch
18. Contact Tip
4. Voltage Control
19. Nozzle
5
5. Wire Speed Control
20. Ground Clamp
6. Latch
21. MIG Gun Trigger Connections
7. Power Cord
22. Drive Roller
2
8. Breaker Reset Switch
23. Torch
9. Shielding Gas Inlet
1
10. Rocker Arm
11. Pressure Adjuster
12. Guide Pipe
23
20
13. MIG Gun Thumb Screw
14. Positive Terminal
15. Negative Terminal
6
19 18
21
8
14
15
7
13
10
9
17
22
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INSTALLATION
FIG. A
INSTALLING THE WELDING GUN
1. Open the side door of the welder and loosen the MIG Gun Thumb Screw
(13) located on the Drive Motor.
2. Slide the brass body of the Welding Gun in through the front of the unit
in the designated hole (Fig. 1A). Be sure to insert until it bottoms against
the drive assembly.
3. Tighten the Torch Thumb Screw finger tight. NOTE: Make
sure that the gun end is tight against the drive assembly or gas may
either leak or not be able to pass through the connections to the end
of the Welding Gun.
4. The two wire leads will route through the hole below the power
connection for the gun (Fig. 2A).
5. Route the leads from Step through the plastic wire loom (Fig. 1B) and up
to the 2 connectors above the drive motor (Fig. 2B). The 2 leads can be
connected to either of the two connections as the polarity does not matter.
1A
2A
FIG. B
INSTALLING THE GROUND CLAMP
1. Insert the terminal connection of the Ground Clamp through the
designated hole in the front of the unit. (Fig. 2A)
2. Pull the cable through and route it through the wire loom located
next to the Drive Motor. (Fig. 1B)
3. Remove the Black Negative Terminal Knob (Fig. 3B) and install the wire
terminal on the stud.
4. Reinstall the Black Negative Terminal Knob (Fig. 3B) and finger tighten.
2B
3B
1B
CHANGING POLARITY
The Eastwood MIG135 comes set up to weld with Solid MIG Wire, to use a
Flux-Cored Wire the Polarity must be changed.
1. Disconnect the Ground Clamp Lead by removing the Black Negative Knob.
2. Remove the lead from the stud.
3. Remove the Red Positive Knob and its associated lead.
4. Install the Ground Clamp Lead onto the Positive (+) Stud and replace the Red Positive Knob.
5. Install the lead from the MIG Torch onto the Negative (-) Stud and replace the Black Ground Knob.
FIG.C
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Polarity for MIG Welding
FIG. D
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Polarity for Flux-Cored Welding
INSTALLING SHIELDING GAS SUPPLY
A Shielding Gas Bottle is not included with your Eastwood MIG135 but is necessary to use when welding using Solid MIG Wire. A Shielding
Gas Bottle can be rented at most local Welding Supply Stores. Eastwood recommends the use of 75% Argon / 25% CO2 for shielding gas
when MIG welding Steel, and Tri-Mix (90% He / 7.5% Ar / 2.5% CO2) for Stainless Steel.
1. Place the Eastwood MIG135 in its dedicated area or on a welding cart.
Valve Bottle
Gas Flow
Pressure
2. Secure your Shielding Gas Bottle to a stationary object or mount to your
Output
Gauge
welding cart if it is equipped to hold one so that the cylinder cannot fall over.
Gauge
3. Remove the cap from the Shielding Gas Bottle.
Flow
Regulator
4. Insert the large brass male fitting on the Shielding Gas Regulator into the
female fitting on the Shielding Gas Bottle. NOTE: Do not use White Teflon
Hose feeds
to gas input
Tape on this connection as it is a tapered thread and does not require it, if
you have a leak check for burrs or dirt in the threads. If the leak persists,
use gas type sealing tape.
FIG. E
5. Tighten the fitting with a wrench till snug, do not over tighten.
6. Connect either end of the Gas Line included with your Eastwood MIG135 to
the fitting on the regulator and wrench tighten till snug.
7. Connect the other end of the gas line to the fitting on the rear of the
Eastwood MIG135 and wrench tighten till snug.
8. Check the gas line for leaks by slowly opening the valve on the gas bottle.
When welding the valve on the bottle should always be all the way open.
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CONNECTING THE WELDER TO A POWER SOURCE
The Eastwood MIG135 welder requires a dedicated 120 VAC 20 Amp grounded outlet protected by a time delay breaker. If using an
extension cord, use a 14 AWG cord for up to 50 Feet and a 12 AWG cord for up to 100 Feet.
INSTALLING WIRE SPOOL
The Eastwood MIG135 can be used with either a 4in or an 8in Wire Spool. To use the larger 8in spool an included adaptor is necessary.
To install a 4in Wire Spool:
1. Open the door of the welder and remove the wing nut (Fig. F2), spacer (Fig. F1),
and 8in Spool Adaptor (Fig. F3) from the Wire Spool Spindle.
2. Slide the 4in Wire Spool onto the spindle and reinstall the spacer and the wing nut
and place the 8in Spool Adaptor in a safe place if it is needed in the future.
3. To set the tension on the wire, tighten the wing nut till there is a slight resistance to
spinning the wire spool on the spindle. If the tension is set too loose the wire spool
will spin on the shaft and unspool all of the wire. If the tension is too tight, the drive
roller will have issues pulling the wire off the spool and some slipping may occur.
NOTE: Hold exposed wire end to keep the spool from unraveling.
FIG. F-1
F1
F2
FIG. F-2
F3
To install an 8” Wire Spool:
1. Open the door of the welder and remove the wing nut, spacer, and
8in Spool Adaptor from the Wire Spool Spindle.
2. Slide the 8in Wire Spool Adaptor into the center of the wire spool.
3. Slide the 8in Wire Spool Adaptor with the wire spool installed onto the
spindle and reinstall the spacer and the wing nut.
4. To set the tension on the wire, tighten the wing nut till there is a slight resistance to spinning the wire spool on the spindle.
If the tension is set too loose the wire spool will spin on the shaft and unspool all of the wire. If the tension is too tight, the
drive roller will have issues pulling the wire off the spool and some slipping may occur.
THREADING WELDING WIRE THROUGH THE DRIVE TO THE WELDING GUN
1. Unlock the Pressure Adjuster (Fig. G1) and lift up the rocker
G1
arm (Fig. G2). Ensure that the wire drive roller is appropriate
FIG. G
to the welding wire size, see following page describing the
installation of the Drive Roller. The Drive Roller comes installed
G2
with 0.6mm/0.023” wire.
2. Pull out the welding wire (Fig. G3) from the wire spool carefully;
NOTE: Do not let go of the wire prior to step 5 or the entire
spool will unravel and be useless.
G3
3. Cut off the small piece of the curved segment at the front of
welding wire and straighten the welding wire approximately
3.0” long.
G4
G6
G5
4. Thread the welding wire through the Guide Pipe (Fig. G4) and over
the wire Drive Roller (Fig. G5) and into the torch hole (Fig. G6).
5. Reattach the Rocker Arm (Fig. G2) and reset the Pressure Adjuster (Fig. G1).
6. Remove the Contact Tip and Nozzle from the MIG Gun.
7. Turn on the machine and set the wire speed to about “5”.
8. With the gun pointed away from you and others, depress the trigger to begin feeding wire. NOTE: Watch the drive roller to see if any
slipping is occurring between the roller and the wire- if so turn the machine off and tighten the Pressure Adjuster 1⁄4 turn and test again.
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1. You do not want to set too much tension on the Pressure Adjuster as it will tend to deform the wire. Just enough to feed the wire
without slipping.
2. Once the wire has emerged from the tip of the MIG Gun, turn the machine OFF and replace the Contact Tip and Nozzle.
SHIELDING GAS FLOW ADJUSTMENT
After connecting your Shielding Gas Regulator, the gas flow rate needs to be adjusted so that the proper amount of Shielding Gas is
flowing over your weld. If there is too little gas flow there will be porosity in your welds as well as excessive spatter, if there is too
much gas flow you will be wasting gas and may affect the weld quality. The included regulator has 2 gauges on it; the gauge on the
left is your flow rate while the gauge on your right is your tank pressure.
1. Open your Shielding Gas tank valve all the way.
2. Adjust the knob on the regulator to ~30 CFH.
3. Turn on the welder and trigger the MIG Gun switch which will start the gas flow.
4. As you trigger the MIG Gun switch you will notice that as the gas flow starts the needle on the gauge drops to a steady reading.
The reading while flowing is the value you want to read.
5. The gas flow should be set to ~20 CFH while flowing. The CFH (Cubic Feet per Hour) scale is the inside scale in red on your flow
gauge. 20 CFH is the most typical flow rate but it may need to be adjusted in some cases depending if there is a slight breeze or
some other instance where additional shielding gas is required to prevent porosity in the weld.
6. When finished welding remember to close the gas valve on the bottle.
CHANGING THE DRIVER ROLLER
The wire feed drive roller on the drive motor has 2 grooves, one for 0.023” (0.6mm) welding wire and another for 0.030” (0.8mm) or 0.035”
(0.9mm) welding wire. Your MIG135 comes with the drive roller installed for using 0.023” (0.6mm) wire. In the event that 0.030” or 0.035”
welding wire is to be used, the Drive Roller needs to be changed.
FOR EASTWOOD MIG135 WELDERS WITH KEY WAY STYLE
DRIVER ROLLER (FIG. H)
FIG. H
1. Turn off the welder and unplug the welder from power.
2. Unlock the Pressure Adjuster (Fig. H1) by pulling it towards
the rear of the welder.
3. Lift the Rocker Arm (Fig. H2) up and out of the way.
4. Remove large center thumb screw holding the Drive Roller
in place (Fig. H3).
5. Slide the Drive Roller off the shaft.
6. Determine which size wire is going to be used and slide the
drive roller back onto the shaft by aligning the key on the shaft
H3
with the keyway on the roller. NOTE: The stamped marking on
the side of the drive roller indicates the size of the groove on
the opposite side of the roller. The groove closest to the drive
motor is the groove that will be used. If setting up to use 0.035”
(0.6mm) wire, the ‘0.6’ stamping should be facing the user
when installing it.
7. Tighten the set screw on the Drive Roller and lower the Rocker Arm (Fig. H1) back into place.
8. Lift up on the Pressure Adjuster (Fig. H1) to put back in place and adjust as necessary.
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H1
H2
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FOR EASTWOOD MIG135 WELDERS WITH
SET SCREW STYLE DRIVE ROLLER
FIG. I
1. Turn off the welder and unplug the welder from power.
2. Unlock the Pressure Adjuster (Fig. H1) by pulling the top wing
nut towards the rear of the welder.
3. Lift the Rocker Arm (Fig. H2) and rotate the drive roller by hand
until you have access to the set screw in the center of the roller.
4. Loosen the set screw.
5. Slide the drive roller off the shaft.
6. Determine which size wire is going to be used and slide the
Drive Roller back onto the shaft by lining up the set screw with
the flat area on the shaft. NOTE: The stamped marking on the
side of the Drive Roller indicates the size of the groove on the opposite side of the roller. The groove closest to the drive motor is the
groove that will be used. If setting up to use 0.035” (0.6mm) wire, the ‘0.6’ stamping should be facing the user when installing it.
7. Tighten the set screw on the Drive Roller and lower the Rocker Arm (Fig. H2) back into place.
8. Lift up on the Pressure Adjuster (Fig. H) to put back in place and adjust as necessary.
OPERATION
WELDING PROCESS
Your Eastwood MIG135 can be used to form a large number of different joints and welds all of which will require practice
and testing before using on an actual project piece. This following welding process is just a baseline to get you started.
1. Refer to the ‘Suggested Settings’ chart which is located inside the side door of your Eastwood MIG135 as well as below in the
instruction manual. From the chart select your baseline starting point for the recommended settings described in the chart.
2. Change the output polarity if necessary according to the welding wire’s specifications. This welder comes set up
to use Solid MIG wire, if using Flux Cored wire, the polarity will need to be changed.
3. Connect your ground clamp to the work pieces that are to be welded. Make sure the ground clamp contacts are placed
on a clean piece of metal free of paint, grease, rust, oils, etc. It is recommended to place your ground clamp as close
to the weld area as possible.
4. Assess your weld area and make sure the welding area is also cleaned of any paint, grease, rust, oils, etc.
5. Plug in the welder and switch to the ON position.
6. Open your gas valve on the bottle and adjust the flow rate if necessary.
7. Depress the MIG Gun trigger pointing the welding gun away from your body and then let go of the trigger and
cut the wire back to ~1/4” stick out length.
8. Wearing your welding helmet, gloves, and long sleeve shirt and pants, put the end of the wire sticking out of
the gun into the joint to be welded.
9. Position the MIG Gun so that it is perpendicular to the base metal with ~20° tilt back.
10. Depress the trigger to start the wire feed which starts the arc. NOTE: A push, perpendicular, or drag technique can be
used to weld the pieces together; the type used depends on the type of joint as well as other influential conditions.
11. Once you depress the trigger and the arc has started, you will notice a molten puddle will form; this puddle is the weld bead
and will follow the motion of the MIG Gun. Watching the size of the puddle dictates how fast you should be moving with the torch.
If you burn through the material you are either moving to slow or you need to make some setting adjustments to the welder settings.
If you’re not penetrating the base metal you’re either moving too fast or you need to make adjustments to the welder settings.
12. Release the trigger on the MIG Gun to stop the weld.
13. After finished welding, close the valve completely on the Shielding Gas Bottle.
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TYPES OF WELD JOINTS
1. Butt Weld is a joint between two pieces that are laying in
the same direction.
2. Corner Weld is a joint between two pieces that meet at
or near perpendicular at their edges.
3. Edge Weld is a joint between two pieces where the
edges are being joined.
4. Lap Weld is a joint between two overlapping pieces.
5. Tee Weld is a joint between two pieces where one is
perpendicular to the other.
6. Plug Weld is a joint which joins two overlapping pieces
by filling in a hole punched in the top piece.
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SHEET METAL WELDING TECHNIQUES
When welding sheet metal a different approach is usually taken to account for how thin the metal is and it’s susceptible to warping it is.
The technique most often used is called Stitch Welding and this process is described below:
1. Clean the metal to be welded of any paint, rust, oil, grease, dirt or any other contaminants that may be on the surface of the piece.
2. Secure the pieces to be welded in place using clamps. Be sure to leave a small gap between the two pieces of sheet metal for the
weld to flow into, this will result in a lower bead height which will require minimal finishing.
3. Consult the Suggested Settings Chart and set the Voltage and Wire Speed knobs appropriately.
4. Get some pieces of scrap metal of the same thickness and verify that the settings will work for the specific weld you will be making.
5. Once the settings have been fine tuned tack weld your final pieces in places and remove the clamps if they are in the way of the weld.
6. The Stitch Welding technique can now be utilized which is basically a series of tacks connecting together. To perform the
technique, trigger the gun to form a tack weld and then continue to trigger on and off the gun making a series of connected tack
welds following along the path of the weld joint. Continue the series of tacks for an inch or so and then move to a different section
of the weld and perform the process there. It is essential to keep moving around to spread out the heat making sure not to get one
section too hot and warp the metal.
7. Once the entire weld has been completed allow the metal to cool. If necessary follow up with a flap disc to grind the weld bead flush.
HEAVY GAUGE METAL WELDING TECHNIQUES
When welding sheet metal, a different approach is usually taken to account for how thin the metal is and it’s susceptible to warping it is.
The technique most often used is called Stitch Welding and this process is described below:
1. Clean the metal to be welded of any paint, rust, oil, grease, dirt or any other contaminants that may be on the surface of the piece.
2. Secure the pieces to be welded in place using clamps. Be sure to leave a small gap between the two pieces of metal for the weld
to flow into, this will result in a lower bead height which will require minimal finishing.
3. Consult the Suggested Settings Chart and set the Voltage and Wire Speed knobs appropriately.
4. Get some pieces of scrap metal of the same thickness and verify that the settings will work for the specific weld you will be making.
5. Once the settings have been fine-tuned tack weld your final pieces in places and remove the clamps if they are in the way of the weld.
6. When welding heavy gauge metal there are two basic approaches to creating the weld. The first is a continuous bead with steady
gun movement along the length of the joint. The second type of weld is a Stringer or Weave bead. This is accomplished by moving
the torch in a circular or zig zag pattern. Either of these techniques will create strong welds but in some cases the Stringer or
Weave type will create a more aesthetically appeasing weld bead.
7. Once the entire weld has been completed, allow the metal to cool. If necessary, follow up with a flap disc to grind the weld bead flush.
OVERLOAD PROTECTION
Your Eastwood MIG135 is equipped with a temperature controller as well as an overload breaker. These two protection devices will
protect your welder if the duty cycle is exceeded. If the output is exceeded, the internal breaker will trip and stop power supply to the
drive motor although the fan will still run to cool the unit.
If the breaker tripped resulting from an overload, the circuit breaker button on the rear of the welder will extend out. This circuit breaker
must be reset manually. Before resetting the circuit breaker button allow the welder to cool for a minimum of 15 minutes.
If there is no voltage output and the circuit breaker was not tripped, the internal thermal protector may have shut off the welder until it
cools to normal operating temperature. This is an automatic function and does not require the user to manually reset anything.
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DUTY CYCLE
The rated Duty cycle refers to the amount of welding that can be done within an amount of time. It is easiest to look at your welding
time in blocks of 10 Minutes and the Duty Cycle being a percentage of that 10 Minutes. If welding at 90 Amps with a 20% Duty Cycle,
within a 10 Minute block of time you can weld for 2 Minutes with 8 Minutes of cooling for the welder. If the duty cycle is exceeded and
the breaker is tripped, allow the unit to cool for a minimum of 15 Minutes. To increase the duty cycle you can turn down the Voltage
Output control. Going above 90 Amps will yield a lower duty cycle.
TROUBLESHOOTING
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TROUBLESHOOTING
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ACCESSORIES
CONSUMABLE PARTS
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12211 – 0.023” / 0.6mm Contact Tips (5 Pack)
12224 – 0.030” / 0.8mm Contact Tips (5 Pack)
12210 – Nozzle
12226 – 0.023” Solid MIG Wire, 2lbs, 4in Spool
12227 – 0.030” Solid MIG Wire, 2lbs, 4in Spool
12225 – 0.030” Flux Cored Wire, 2lbs, 4in Spool
OPTIONAL PARTS
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13790 – Knurled Drive Roller (Set Screw Style)
14113 – Knurled Drive Roller (Keyway Style)
12236 – Welding Cart
11616 – Deluxe MIG / TIG / Plasma Welding Cart
APPAREL
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13203 – Auto Darken Welding Helmet
13212 – Large View Auto Darken Welding Helmet
12957 – Welding Helmet Bag
12589 / 12590 – Top Grain Cowskin 4” Cuff Welding Gloves (M/L)
12762 – L/XL/XXL Welding Jacket
REPLACEMENT PARTS
Call Eastwood Customer Service at 1-800-343-9353 for assistance with replacement parts.
If you have any questions about the use of this product, please contact
The Eastwood Technical Assistance Service Department: 800.544.5118 >> email: techelp@eastwood.com
The Eastwood Company 263 Shoemaker Road, Pottstown, PA 19464, USA
US and Canada: 800.345.1178 Outside US: 610.718.8335
Fax: 610.323.6268 eastwood.com
© Copyright 2012 Easthill Group, Inc.
Instruction part #12011Q
Rev. 9/12
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