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Lincoln Electric IDEALARC IM402-B Operator's Manual

Lincoln electric welder user manual.
RETURN TO MAIN MENU
IM402-B
IDEALARC AC/DC 250
August, 2007
For use with machines having Code Number 9491 thru 11104.
Safety Depends on You
Lincoln arc welding and cutting
equipment is designed and built
with safety in mind. However, your
overall safety can be increased by
proper installation ... and thought-
ful operation on your part. DO
NOT INSTALL, OPERATE OR
REPAIR THIS EQUIPMENT
WITHOUT
READING
THIS
MANUAL AND THE SAFETY
PRECAUTIONS CONTAINED
THROUGHOUT. And, most
importantly, think before you act
and be careful.
OPERATOR'S MANUAL
Copyright © 2007 Lincoln Global Inc.
• World's Leader in Welding and Cutting Products •
• Sales and Service through Subsidiaries and Distributors Worldwide •
Cleveland, Ohio 44117-1199 U.S.A. TEL: 216.481.8100 FAX: 216.486.1751 WEB SITE: www.lincolnelectric.com

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    RETURN TO MAIN MENU IM402-B IDEALARC AC/DC 250 August, 2007 For use with machines having Code Number 9491 thru 11104. Safety Depends on You Lincoln arc welding and cutting equipment is designed and built with safety in mind. However, your overall safety can be increased by proper installation ...

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    351040, Miami, Florida 33135 or CSA Standard W117.2-1974. A Free copy of “Arc Welding Safety” booklet E205 is available from the Lincoln Electric Company, 22801 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44117-1199. 1.a. Turn the engine off before troubleshooting and maintenance work unless the maintenance work requires it to be running.

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    3.a. The electrode and work (or ground) circuits are electrically “hot” when the welder is on. Do not touch these “hot” parts with your bare skin or wet clothing. Wear dry, hole-free gloves to insulate hands. 3.b. Insulate yourself from work and ground using dry insulation.

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    6.a. Remove fire hazards from the welding area. If this is not possible, cover them to prevent the welding sparks from starting a fire. Remember that welding sparks materials from welding can easily go through small cracks and openings to adjacent areas. Avoid welding near hydraulic lines.

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    Pour votre propre protection lire et observer toutes les instructions et les précautions de sûreté specifiques qui parraissent dans ce manuel aussi bien que les précautions de sûreté générales suiv- antes: 1. Protegez-vous contre la secousse électrique: a. Les circuits à lʼélectrode et à la piéce sont sous tension quand la machine à...

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    Electric for advice or information about their use of our products. We respond to our customers based on the best information in our posses- sion at that time. Lincoln Electric is not in a position to warrant or guarantee such advice, and assumes no liability, with respect to such infor- mation or advice.

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    ...8 AC and DC Constant Current Welding ...8 TIG Welding ...8 ...8 Power Factor Capacitors ...8 Undercarriage ...8 Hi-Freq ...8 Standard Accessory Set ...8 ...9 ...10-11 Safety Precautions ...10 Machine Installation ...10 Location ...10 Input Connections...10 Stacking ...11 Installation of Field Installed Options ...11 Output Cable Size and Connection...11 ...12 Safety Precautions ...12...

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    Consists of a handle, axle, wheels, front bracket and mounting hardware. Overall width 24.56 inches (624 mm). • Hi Freq Kit (K799) Converts Idealarc 250 into a TIG welder. Request Bulletin E385 for full details. • Standard Accessory Kit (K710) Includes electrode holder, work clamp, electrode,...

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    27.00 in. 19.00 in. 686 mm 483 mm K1053 NEMA CLASS II (60) 35-300 40-250 35-250 208/230/460 230/460/575 83.3 69.0 21.50 in. 546 mm – – K1054 IEC 974 40-250 220/380/440 380/415/500 83.3 69.0 350 lbs. 159 kg...

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    Be sure the voltage, phase and frequency of the input power is as specified on the welder rating plate locat- ed on the rear panel of the machine. Either a single phase or one phase of a three phase line can be used.

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    injury. • Do not lift this machine using lift bale if it is equipped with a heavy accessory such as undercarriage or gas cylinder. • Lift only with equipment of adequate lifting capacity. • Be sure machine is stable when lifting. •...

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    50% duty cycle at 200 amp output. Duty cycle is based on a 10 minute period. Therefore, the welder can be loaded at 200 amperes for 5 minutes out of each 10 minute period. Higher duty cycles can be used at lower currents; see rating plate information.

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    1. The fan motor has sealed ball bearings which requires no service. 2. In dusty locations dirt may clog the air channels causing the welder to run hot. Under these conditions carefully blow out the welder at regular intervals. 3. Keep the electrode and work cable connection tight.

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    Fan motor can be tested on 115V line; with welder on, voltage across fan motor should be approximately 115V. 4. Check for loose or hot connec- tions and tighten. 5. Blow out welder with low pres- sure. 6. Carefully clean in naptha.

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    C. Variable or sluggish welding. D. Welder wonʼt shut off. E. Polarity switch wonʼt turn. (CONTINUED) 1. Poor work or electrode terminal connection. 2. Current too low. 3. Low line voltage. 4. Welding leads too small. 5. Old and badly frayed welding cables.

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    • World's Leader in Welding and Cutting Products • • Sales and Service through Subsidiaries and Distributors Worldwide • Cleveland, Ohio 44117-1199 U.S.A. TEL: 216.481.8100 FAX: 216.486.1751 WEB SITE: www.lincolnelectric.com...

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