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(The Lincoln K2188-1 is available for use by properly trained members.)
Revision as of 11:52, 15 July 2014
FYI – the equipment is obsolete and no longer made at Lincoln Electric Co.
- Wear safety gear when welding… it can burn your skin and/or your eyes.
- Don’t wear flammable clothing… polyester, silk, etc
- Ground your work piece!!
- Only load and unload wire when the machine is OFF.
- If you have a Pacemaker, don’t use the welder… best practice.
- DO NOT weld on closed containers or anything pressurized
FYI: ANSI Standard Z49.1 covers welding and cutting safety extensively
- 17V, 70A output… this can kill you (ratings: 35A-88A and 29V max)
- Wire speed (while welding) 0-300 in/min
- Cut the wire on the end to around ½ “ before starting welding
- Ground your work piece
- Keep about 3/8 “between the tip and the work piece when welding
- up to 2lb spool
- flux core
- made for carbon and low-alloy steel (mild steel not to exceed 1/8” thick)
- recommended wire, 0.035” diameter Lincoln Innershield NR-211-MP (again, only 2 lbs)
Location: In Fab Lab on welder cart.