Figure 3. W i r e Feeder, Front View
g. If installing a push gun, place the PUSH-PULL
2.6 INSTALLING AND THREADING WIRE
s w i t c h in PULL position and perform the following
Install and thread the welding wire in the Feeder as
h. Back off adjustment knob on drive roll housing
4) a few turns counterclockwise.
a. Unlock and open hinged cover.
b. Select wire size and type.
Never turn the adjusting set-
screw of the grooved roll shaft, This
C . Place lever of hub assembly (Fig. 5) in vertical
i s factory-set, and any disturbance
may cause misalignment of the shaft
a n d roll, requiring special gauges
d. Slip wire spool onto hub. Position it so that spool
turns clockwise as wire pays cut.
i. Lift end of wire from spool. Clip the wire to re-
e. Engage hub flange pin with hole in spool. Place
the lever in horizontal position.
move the sharp bend. Smooth the cut end to prevent
snagging. Straighten the wire, but keep it taut so that
it cannot loosen on spool,
f. If installing a pull gun, refer to the gun manual for
w i r e installation. Be sure PUSH-PULL switch is in
j. Holding cam handle depressed, pass wire through
PULL position after wire is installed between pull-gun
inlet guide bushing, between conical and grooved rolls,