Note. The welding machine is equipped with a remote re-
2-13. Operating Procedures
ceptacle and can be operated by remote control. When using the
a. Connect cables to the electrode and ground
remote control, the contactor and amperage switches must be in
the remote position. When the remote amperage control is used,
the maximum current available will be limited by tbe setting of the
panel rheostat. If full range is necessary, the weld amperes con-
b. If using inert gas welding, refer to table 2-1 and
trol must be set wide open (maximum clockwise).
select proper electrode.
Table 2-1. Typical Electrode
Size for Applied Current
Note. Refer to TM 9-237 for metallic arc welding theory and
c. Use a sample piece of metal, like the metal to be
welded and adjust the welding amperage to produce
the correct arc necessary for the welding to be done.
Warning: Do not come in contact with the
electrode while the welding machine is operating.
The high voltage generated by the machine can
cause death by electrocution.