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== Use ==
 
== Use ==
Light duty joining of thin metals by resistance welding.<br>
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Light duty joining of thin metals by resistance welding.<br />
  
 
== Specs ==
 
== Specs ==
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110 volts
 
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
This is a "by feel" kind of a tool, Harbor freight says it all regarding precision.<br>
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This is a "by feel" kind of a tool, Harbor freight says it all regarding precision.<br />
Test your weld for strength, there is a chart in the manual for weld times, spacing and pressure.<br>
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Test your weld for strength, there is a chart in the manual for weld times, spacing and pressure.<br />
I've been happy up 3/16 aluminum.<br>
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I've been happy up 3/16 aluminum.<br />
If you want to make different tongs or tips, I think that would be awesome.<br>
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If you want to make different tongs or tips, I think that would be awesome.<br />
I haven't tried copper yet, think it might weld to the tongs.<br>
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I haven't tried copper yet, think it might weld to the tongs.<br />
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'''This tool requires authorization for use.'''
  
'''This tool requires certification for use.'''
 
== List of Currently Certified Users ==
 
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|Michael Skilton
 
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|Jesse Seay
 
|Michael Skilton
 
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Latest revision as of 05:19, 7 January 2021


Spot Welder
IMG 5992.jpeg
Owner/Loaner PS:One
Serial Number SERIAL NUMBER
Make/Model 45690
Arrival Date 3/25/20
Usability yes
Contact Ron Olson
Where Hot Metals
Authorization Needed yes
Hackable no
Estimated Value $200
Host Area Hot Metals


Spot Welder Area: Hot Metals https://wiki.pumpingstationone.org/Spot_Welder




Use

Light duty joining of thin metals by resistance welding.

Specs

Item Description
Electrical input

110 volts

Rated output 1.5 KVA@50% Duty Cycle
Capacity 1/8 mild steel
Tong length 6 inches
Dimensions 13" x 6" x 4.5"
weight 23.5 Lbs.

Notes

This is a "by feel" kind of a tool, Harbor freight says it all regarding precision.
Test your weld for strength, there is a chart in the manual for weld times, spacing and pressure.
I've been happy up 3/16 aluminum.
If you want to make different tongs or tips, I think that would be awesome.
I haven't tried copper yet, think it might weld to the tongs.


This tool requires authorization for use.


Manual

http://powertool.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/chicago_electric/45690.html?idRes=16259043 |}