WARNING: Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed
below may result in serious injury.
CAUTION: Do not allow persons to operate or assemble this MIG/Stick 220Si until they
have read this manual and have developed a thorough understanding of how the MIG/Stick
WARNING: The warnings, cautions, and instructions discussed in this instruction
manual cannot cover all possible conditions or situations that could occur. It must be
understood by the operator that common sense and caution are factors which cannot be built into
this product, but must be supplied by the operator.
IMPORTANT SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
1.1 Your Welding Environment
-Keep the environment you will be welding in free from flammable materials.
-Always keep a fire extinguisher accessible to your welding environment.
-Always have a qualified person install and operate this equipment.
-Make sure the area is clean, dry and ventilated. Do not operate the welder in humid, wet or poorly
-Always have your welder maintained by a qualified technician in accordance with local, state and
-Always be aware of your work environment. Be sure to keep other people, especially children,
away from you while welding.
-Keep harmful arc rays shielded from the view of others.
-Mount the welder on a secure bench or cart that will keep the welder secure and prevent it from
tipping over or falling.
1.2 Your Welder's Condition
-Check ground cable, power cord and welding cable to be sure the insulation is not damaged.
Always replace or repair damaged components before using the welder.
-Check all components to ensure they are clean and in good operating condition before use.
1.3 Use of Your Welder
Do not operate the welder if the output cable, electrode, torch, wire or wire feed system is wet. Do
not immerse them in water. These components and the welder must be completely dry before
attempting to use them.
-Follow the instructions in this manual.
-Keep welder in the off position when not in use.
-Connect ground lead as close to the area being welded as possible to ensure a good ground.
GENERAL SAFETY RULES
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