parts. Air vents on the tool often cover moving parts and should be avoided.
Wear the proper personal protective equipment when necessary. Use ANSI Z87.1 compliant safety
goggles (not safety glasses) with side shields, or when needed, a face shield. Use a dust mask in
dusty work conditions. Also use non-skid safety shoes, hardhat, gloves, dust collection systems,
and hearing protection when appropriate. This applies to all persons in the work area.
Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
Do not force the welder. Products are safer and do a better job when used in the manner for which
they are designed. Plan your work, and use the correct product for the job.
Check for damaged parts before each use. Carefully check that the product will operate properly
and perform its intended function. Replace damaged or worn parts immediately. Never operate the
product with a damaged part.
Store the product when it is not in use. Store it in a dry, secure place out of the reach of children.
Inspect the tool for good working condition prior to storage and before re-use.
Use only accessories that are recommended by the manufacturer for use with your product.
Accessories that may be suitable for one product may create a risk of injury when used with
another tool. Never use an accessory that has a lower operating speed or operating pressure than
the tool itself.
Keep guards in place and in working order. Never operate the product without the guards in place.
Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in
Do not allow persons to operate or assemble this product until they have read this manual and
have developed a thorough understanding of how the unit works.
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.
WELDER USE AND CARE
General Safety Rules
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