Figure 6. Welding cables and remote control.
locating any piece of electrical apparatus. It should be
set on a foundation as free from vibration as practical.
If it becomes necessary to locate the unit on soft or
muddy ground, arrange a foundation of planks or logs to
prevent the unit from settling or sticking. The unit
should be as level as possible at all times. Whenever
(2) Wipe off the cables with a clean rag.
possible, position the welding machine as close and as
convenient to the work so that short cables can be used.
(3) Check the ground and electrode holder
connections and tighten if necessary.
b. Indoor Installation. When the welding machine
is to be installed in an enclosed area, make sure the
(4) Plug in the cables in their correct location.
floor of the structure is of sufficient strength to support
the weight of the unit. Make sure the enclosure is well
9. Installation or Setting-Up Instructions
ventilated with a maximum supply of fresh air available
to the unit. Install suitable shields for the
The welding machine should, if
extension where it passes through flammable walls.
possible, be located in a clean, dry and well ventilated
place using the same discretion that you would in