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April 2002

203 118A

Processes
TIG (GTAW) Welding Stick (SMAW) Welding MIG (GMAW) Welding Flux Cored (FCAW) Welding

Description

Arc Welding Power Source

Shopmaster 300 AC/DC

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Thank you and congratulations on choosing Miller. Now you can get the job done and get it done right. We know you dont have time to do it any other way. Thats why when Niels Miller first started building arc welders in 1929, he made sure his products offered long-lasting value and superior quality. Like you, his customers couldnt afford anything less. Miller products had to be more than the best they could be. They had to be the best you could buy. Today, the people that build and sell Miller products continue the tradition. Theyre just as committed to providing equipment and service that meets the high standards of quality and value established in 1929. This Owners Manual is designed to help you get the most out of your Miller products. Please take time to read the Safety precautions. They will help you protect yourself against potential hazards on the worksite. Weve made installation and operation quick and easy. With Miller you can count on years of reliable service with proper maintenance. And if for some reason the unit needs repair, theres a Troubleshooting section that will help you figure out what the problem is. The Miller is the first welding parts list will then help you to decide the equipment manufacturer in exact part you may need to fix the problem. the U.S.A. to be registered to the ISO 9001 Quality System Warranty and service information for your Standard. particular model are also provided.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 1 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS - READ BEFORE USING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1. Symbol Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2. Arc Welding Hazards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3. Additional Symbols For Installation, Operation, And Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4. Principal Safety Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5. EMF Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECTION 1 CONSIGNES DE SECURITE LIRE AVANT UTILISATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1. Signification des symboles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2. Dangers relatifs au soudage larc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3. Dangers supplmentaires en relation avec linstallation, le fonctionnement et la maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4. Principales normes de scurit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5. Information sur les champs lectromagntiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECTION 2 INSTALLATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1. Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2. Volt-Ampere Curves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3. Duty Cycle And Overheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4. Selecting A Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5. Dimensions And Weights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6. Weld Output Terminals And Selecting Cable Sizes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7. Remote 14 Receptacle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-8. 115 Volts AC Duplex Receptacle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9. Electrical Service Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10. Placing Jumper Links And Connecting Input Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECTION 3 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1. Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECTION 4 MAINTENANCE & TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1. Routine Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2. Circuit Breakers CB1 And CB2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3. Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECTION 5 ELECTRICAL DIAGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SECTION 6 PARTS LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES WARRANTY 1 1 1 3 3 4 5 5 5 7 8 8 9 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 14 15 15 16 16 16 17 18 20

The following terms are used interchangeably throughout this manual: TIG = GTAW Stick = SMAW Mig = GMAW

WARNING
This product, when used for welding or cutting, produces fumes or gases which contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects and, in some cases, cancer. (California Health & Safety Code Section 25249.5 et seq.)

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SECTION 1 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS - READ BEFORE USING


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1-1. Symbol Usage


Means Warning! Watch Out! There are possible hazards with this procedure! The possible hazards are shown in the adjoining symbols. Y Marks a special safety message. This group of symbols means Warning! Watch Out! possible ELECTRIC SHOCK, MOVING PARTS, and HOT PARTS hazards. Consult symbols and related instructions below for necessary actions to avoid the hazards.

. Means Note; not safety related. 1-2. Arc Welding Hazards


Y The symbols shown below are used throughout this manual to call attention to and identify possible hazards. When you see the symbol, watch out, and follow the related instructions to avoid the hazard. The safety information given below is only a summary of the more complete safety information found in the Safety Standards listed in Section 1-4. Read and follow all Safety Standards. Y Only qualified persons should install, operate, maintain, and repair this unit. Y During operation, keep everybody, especially children, away.

D If earth grounding of the workpiece is required, ground it directly with a separate cable. D Do not touch electrode if you are in contact with the work, ground, or another electrode from a different machine. D Use only well-maintained equipment. Repair or replace damaged parts at once. Maintain unit according to manual. D Wear a safety harness if working above floor level. D Keep all panels and covers securely in place. D Clamp work cable with good metal-to-metal contact to workpiece or worktable as near the weld as practical. D Insulate work clamp when not connected to workpiece to prevent contact with any metal object. D Do not connect more than one electrode or work cable to any single weld output terminal.

ELECTRIC SHOCK can kill.


Touching live electrical parts can cause fatal shocks or severe burns. The electrode and work circuit is electrically live whenever the output is on. The input power circuit and machine internal circuits are also live when power is on. In semiautomatic or automatic wire welding, the wire, wire reel, drive roll housing, and all metal parts touching the welding wire are electrically live. Incorrectly installed or improperly grounded equipment is a hazard. D Do not touch live electrical parts. D Wear dry, hole-free insulating gloves and body protection. D Insulate yourself from work and ground using dry insulating mats or covers big enough to prevent any physical contact with the work or ground. D Do not use AC output in damp areas, if movement is confined, or if there is a danger of falling. D Use AC output ONLY if required for the welding process. D If AC output is required, use remote output control if present on unit. D Disconnect input power or stop engine before installing or servicing this equipment. Lockout/tagout input power according to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 (see Safety Standards). D Properly install and ground this equipment according to its Owners Manual and national, state, and local codes. D Always verify the supply ground check and be sure that input power cord ground wire is properly connected to ground terminal in disconnect box or that cord plug is connected to a properly grounded receptacle outlet. D When making input connections, attach proper grounding conductor first double-check connections. D Frequently inspect input power cord for damage or bare wiring replace cord immediately if damaged bare wiring can kill. D Turn off all equipment when not in use. D Do not use worn, damaged, undersized, or poorly spliced cables. D Do not drape cables over your body.

SIGNIFICANT DC VOLTAGE exists after removal of input power on inverters.


D Turn Off inverter, disconnect input power, and discharge input capacitors according to instructions in Maintenance Section before touching any parts.

FUMES AND GASES can be hazardous.


Welding produces fumes and gases. Breathing these fumes and gases can be hazardous to your health. D Keep your head out of the fumes. Do not breathe the fumes. D If inside, ventilate the area and/or use exhaust at the arc to remove welding fumes and gases. D If ventilation is poor, use an approved air-supplied respirator. D Read the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and the manufacturers instructions for metals, consumables, coatings, cleaners, and degreasers. D Work in a confined space only if it is well ventilated, or while wearing an air-supplied respirator. Always have a trained watchperson nearby. Welding fumes and gases can displace air and lower the oxygen level causing injury or death. Be sure the breathing air is safe. D Do not weld in locations near degreasing, cleaning, or spraying operations. The heat and rays of the arc can react with vapors to form highly toxic and irritating gases. D Do not weld on coated metals, such as galvanized, lead, or cadmium plated steel, unless the coating is removed from the weld area, the area is well ventilated, and if necessary, while wearing an air-supplied respirator. The coatings and any metals containing these elements can give off toxic fumes if welded.

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ARC RAYS can burn eyes and skin.


Arc rays from the welding process produce intense visible and invisible (ultraviolet and infrared) rays that can burn eyes and skin. Sparks fly off from the weld. D Wear a welding helmet fitted with a proper shade of filter to protect your face and eyes when welding or watching (see ANSI Z49.1 and Z87.1 listed in Safety Standards). D Wear approved safety glasses with side shields under your helmet. D Use protective screens or barriers to protect others from flash and glare; warn others not to watch the arc. D Wear protective clothing made from durable, flame-resistant material (leather and wool) and foot protection.

BUILDUP OF GAS can injure or kill.


D Shut off shielding gas supply when not in use. D Always ventilate confined spaces or use approved air-supplied respirator.

HOT PARTS can cause severe burns.


D Do not touch hot parts bare handed. D Allow cooling period before working on gun or torch.

MAGNETIC FIELDS can affect pacemakers.

WELDING can cause fire or explosion.


Welding on closed containers, such as tanks, drums, or pipes, can cause them to blow up. Sparks can fly off from the welding arc. The flying sparks, hot workpiece, and hot equipment can cause fires and burns. Accidental contact of electrode to metal objects can cause sparks, explosion, overheating, or fire. Check and be sure the area is safe before doing any welding. D Protect yourself and others from flying sparks and hot metal. D Do not weld where flying sparks can strike flammable material. D Remove all flammables within 35 ft (10.7 m) of the welding arc. If this is not possible, tightly cover them with approved covers. D Be alert that welding sparks and hot materials from welding can easily go through small cracks and openings to adjacent areas. D Watch for fire, and keep a fire extinguisher nearby. D Be aware that welding on a ceiling, floor, bulkhead, or partition can cause fire on the hidden side. D Do not weld on closed containers such as tanks, drums, or pipes, unless they are properly prepared according to AWS F4.1 (see Safety Standards). D Connect work cable to the work as close to the welding area as practical to prevent welding current from traveling long, possibly unknown paths and causing electric shock and fire hazards. D Do not use welder to thaw frozen pipes. D Remove stick electrode from holder or cut off welding wire at contact tip when not in use. D Wear oil-free protective garments such as leather gloves, heavy shirt, cuffless trousers, high shoes, and a cap. D Remove any combustibles, such as a butane lighter or matches, from your person before doing any welding.

D Pacemaker wearers keep away. D Wearers should consult their doctor before going near arc welding, gouging, or spot welding operations.

NOISE can damage hearing.


Noise from some processes or equipment can damage hearing. D Wear approved ear protection if noise level is high.

CYLINDERS can explode if damaged.


Shielding gas cylinders contain gas under high pressure. If damaged, a cylinder can explode. Since gas cylinders are normally part of the welding process, be sure to treat them carefully. D Protect compressed gas cylinders from excessive heat, mechanical shocks, slag, open flames, sparks, and arcs. D Install cylinders in an upright position by securing to a stationary support or cylinder rack to prevent falling or tipping. D Keep cylinders away from any welding or other electrical circuits. D Never drape a welding torch over a gas cylinder. D Never allow a welding electrode to touch any cylinder. D Never weld on a pressurized cylinder explosion will result. D Use only correct shielding gas cylinders, regulators, hoses, and fittings designed for the specific application; maintain them and associated parts in good condition. D Turn face away from valve outlet when opening cylinder valve. D Keep protective cap in place over valve except when cylinder is in use or connected for use. D Read and follow instructions on compressed gas cylinders, associated equipment, and CGA publication P-1 listed in Safety Standards.

FLYING METAL can injure eyes.


D Welding, chipping, wire brushing, and grinding cause sparks and flying metal. As welds cool, they can throw off slag. D Wear approved safety glasses with side shields even under your welding helmet.

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1-3. Additional Symbols For Installation, Operation, And Maintenance


FIRE OR EXPLOSION hazard.
D Do not install or place unit on, over, or near combustible surfaces. D Do not install unit near flammables. D Do not overload building wiring be sure power supply system is properly sized, rated, and protected to handle this unit.

MOVING PARTS can cause injury.


D Keep away from moving parts such as fans. D Keep all doors, panels, covers, and guards closed and securely in place.

FALLING UNIT can cause injury.


D Use lifting eye to lift unit only, NOT running gear, gas cylinders, or any other accessories. D Use equipment of adequate capacity to lift and support unit. D If using lift forks to move unit, be sure forks are long enough to extend beyond opposite side of unit.

H.F. RADIATION can cause interference.


D High-frequency (H.F.) can interfere with radio navigation, safety services, computers, and communications equipment. D Have only qualified persons familiar with electronic equipment perform this installation. The user is responsible for having a qualified electrician promptly correct any interference problem resulting from the installation. If notified by the FCC about interference, stop using the equipment at once. Have the installation regularly checked and maintained. Keep high-frequency source doors and panels tightly shut, keep spark gaps at correct setting, and use grounding and shielding to minimize the possibility of interference.

D D D D

OVERUSE can cause OVERHEATING


D Allow cooling period; follow rated duty cycle. D Reduce current or reduce duty cycle before starting to weld again. D Do not block or filter airflow to unit.

STATIC (ESD) can damage PC boards.


D Put on grounded wrist strap BEFORE handling boards or parts. D Use proper static-proof bags and boxes to store, move, or ship PC boards.

ARC WELDING can cause interference.


D Electromagnetic energy can interfere with sensitive electronic equipment such as computers and computer-driven equipment such as robots. D Be sure all equipment in the welding area is electromagnetically compatible. To reduce possible interference, keep weld cables as short as possible, close together, and down low, such as on the floor. Locate welding operation 100 meters from any sensitive electronic equipment. Be sure this welding machine is installed and grounded according to this manual. If interference still occurs, the user must take extra measures such as moving the welding machine, using shielded cables, using line filters, or shielding the work area.

MOVING PARTS can cause injury.


D Keep away from moving parts. D Keep away from pinch points such as drive rolls. D D

WELDING WIRE can cause injury.


D Do not press gun trigger until instructed to do so. D Do not point gun toward any part of the body, other people, or any metal when threading welding wire.

D D

1-4. Principal Safety Standards


Safety in Welding and Cutting, ANSI Standard Z49.1, from American Welding Society, 550 N.W. LeJeune Rd, Miami FL 33126 Safety and Health Standards, OSHA 29 CFR 1910, from Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Recommended Safe Practices for the Preparation for Welding and Cutting of Containers That Have Held Hazardous Substances, American Welding Society Standard AWS F4.1, from American Welding Society, 550 N.W. LeJeune Rd, Miami, FL 33126 National Electrical Code, NFPA Standard 70, from National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269. Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Cylinders, CGA Pamphlet P-1, from Compressed Gas Association, 1235 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 501, Arlington, VA 22202. Code for Safety in Welding and Cutting, CSA Standard W117.2, from Canadian Standards Association, Standards Sales, 178 Rexdale Boulevard, Rexdale, Ontario, Canada M9W 1R3. Safe Practices For Occupation And Educational Eye And Face Protection, ANSI Standard Z87.1, from American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018. Cutting And Welding Processes, NFPA Standard 51B, from National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269.

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1-5. EMF Information


Considerations About Welding And The Effects Of Low Frequency Electric And Magnetic Fields Welding current, as it flows through welding cables, will cause electromagnetic fields. There has been and still is some concern about such fields. However, after examining more than 500 studies spanning 17 years of research, a special blue ribbon committee of the National Research Council concluded that: The body of evidence, in the committees judgment, has not demonstrated that exposure to powerfrequency electric and magnetic fields is a human-health hazard. However, studies are still going forth and evidence continues to be examined. Until the final conclusions of the research are reached, you may wish to minimize your exposure to electromagnetic fields when welding or cutting. To reduce magnetic fields in the workplace, use the following procedures: 1. Keep cables close together by twisting or taping them. 2. Arrange cables to one side and away from the operator. 3. Do not coil or drape cables around your body. 4. Keep welding power source and cables as far away from operator as practical. 5. Connect work clamp to workpiece as close to the weld as possible. About Pacemakers: Pacemaker wearers consult your doctor first. If cleared by your doctor, then following the above procedures is recommended.

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SECTION 1 CONSIGNES DE SECURITE LIRE AVANT UTILISATION


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1-1. Signification des symboles


Signifie Mise en garde ! Soyez vigilant ! Cette procdure prsente des risques de danger ! Ceux-ci sont identifis par des symboles adjacents aux directives. Y Identifie un message de scurit particulier.
Ce groupe de symboles signifie Mise en garde ! Soyez vigilant ! Il y a des risques de danger relis aux CHOCS LECTRIQUES, aux PICES EN MOUVEMENT et aux PICES CHAUDES. Reportez-vous aux symboles et aux directives ci-dessous afin de connatre les mesures prendre pour viter tout danger.

. Signifie NOTA ; nest pas relatif la scurit. 1-2. Dangers relatifs au soudage larc
Y Les symboles prsents ci-aprs sont utiliss tout au long du prsent manuel pour attirer votre attention et identifier les risques de danger. Lorsque vous voyez un symbole, soyez vigilant et suivez les directives mentionnes afin dviter tout danger. Les consignes de scurit prsentes ci-aprs ne font que rsumer linformation contenue dans les normes de scurit numres la section 1-4. Veuillez lire et respecter toutes ces normes de scurit. Y Linstallation, lutilisation, lentretien et les rparations ne doivent tre confis qu des personnes qualifies. Y Au cours de lutilisation, tenir toute personne lcart et plus particulirement les enfants.

D Nutiliser quun matriel en bon tat. Rparer ou remplacer sur-lechamp les pices endommages. Entretenir lappareil conformment ce manuel. D Porter un harnais de scurit quand on travaille en hauteur. D Maintenir solidement en place tous les panneaux et capots. D Fixer le cble de retour de faon obtenir un bon contact mtal-mtal avec la pice souder ou la table de travail, le plus prs possible de la soudure.
D Isoler la pince de masse quand pas mis la pice pour viter le contact avec tout objet mtallique.

UN CHOC LECTRIQUE peut tuer.


Un simple contact avec des pices lectriques peut provoquer une lectrocution ou des blessures graves. Llectrode et le circuit de soudage sont sous tension ds que lappareil est sur ON. Le circuit dentre et les circuits internes de lappareil sont galement sous tension ce moment-l. En soudage semi-automatique ou automatique, le fil, le dvidoir, le logement des galets dentranement et les pices mtalliques en contact avec le fil de soudage sont sous tension. Des matriels mal installs ou mal mis la terre prsentent un danger. D Ne jamais toucher les pices lectriques sous tension. D Porter des gants et des vtements de protection secs ne comportant pas de trous. D Sisoler de la pice et de la terre au moyen de tapis ou dautres moyens isolants suffisamment grands pour empcher le contact physique ventuel avec la pice ou la terre.
D D D Ne pas se servir de source lectrique courant lectrique dans les zones humides, dans les endroits confins ou l o on risque de tomber. Se servir dune source lectrique courant lectrique UNIQUEMENT si le procd de soudage le demande. Si lutilisation dune source lectrique courant lectrique savre ncessaire, se servir de la fonction de tlcommande si lappareil en est quip.

Il y a DU COURANT CONTINU IMPORTANT dans les convertisseurs aprs la suppression de lalimentation lectrique.
D Arrter les convertisseurs, dbrancher le courant lectrique, et dcharger les condensateurs dalimentation selon les instructions indiques dans la partie entretien avant de toucher les pices.

LES FUMES ET LES GAZ peuvent tre dangereux.


Le soudage gnre des fumes et des gaz. Leur inhalation peut tre dangereux pour votre sant. D Eloigner votre tte des fumes. Ne pas respirer les fumes. A lintrieur, ventiler la zone et/ou utiliser un chappement au niveau de larc pour lvacuation des fumes et des gaz de soudage. Si la ventilation est insuffisante, utiliser un respirateur alimentation dair homologu. Lire les spcifications de scurit des matriaux (MSDSs) et les instructions du fabricant concernant les mtaux, les consommables, les revtements, les nettoyants et les dgraisseurs. Travailler dans un espace ferm seulement sil est bien ventil ou en portant un respirateur alimentation dair. Demander toujours un surveillant dment form de se tenir proximit. Des fumes et des gaz de soudage peuvent dplacer lair et abaisser le niveau doxygne provoquant des blessures ou des accidents mortels. Sassurer que lair de respiration ne prsente aucun danger. Ne pas souder dans des endroits situs proximit doprations de dgraissage, de nettoyage ou de pulvrisation. La chaleur et les rayons de larc peuvent ragir en prsence de vapeurs et former des gaz hautement toxiques et irritants. Ne pas souder des mtaux munis dun revtement, tels que lacier galvanis, plaqu en plomb ou au cadmium moins que le revtement nait t enlev dans la zone de soudure, que lendroit soit bien ventil, et si ncessaire, en portant un respirateur alimentation dair. Les revtements et tous les mtaux renfermant ces lments peuvent dgager des fumes toxiques en cas de soudage.

D D D D

D Couper lalimentation ou arrter le moteur avant de procder linstallation, la rparation ou lentretien de lappareil. Dverrouiller lalimentation selon la norme OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 (voir normes de scurit). D Installer et mettre la terre correctement cet appareil conformment son manuel dutilisation et aux codes nationaux, provinciaux et municipaux. D Toujours vrifier la terre du cordon dalimentation Vrifier et sassurer que le fil de terre du cordon dalimentation est bien raccord la borne de terre du sectionneur ou que la fiche du cordon est raccorde une prise correctement mise la terre. D En effectuant les raccordements dentre fixer dabord le conducteur de mise la terre appropri et contre-vrifier les connexions. D Vrifier frquemment le cordon dalimentation pour voir sil nest pas endommag ou dnud remplacer le cordon immdiatement sil est endommag un cble dnud peut provoquer une lectrocution. D Mettre lappareil hors tension quand on ne lutilise pas. D Ne pas utiliser des cbles uss, endommags, de grosseur insuffisante ou mal pisss. D Ne pas enrouler les cbles autour du corps. D Si la pice soude doit tre mise la terre, le faire directement avec un cble distinct. D Ne pas toucher llectrode quand on est en contact avec la pice, la terre ou une lectrode provenant dune autre machine.

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LES RAYONS DE LARC peuvent provoquer des brlures dans les yeux et sur la peau.
Le rayonnement de larc du procd de soudage gnre des rayons visibles et invisibles intenses (ultraviolets et infrarouges) susceptibles de provoquer des brlures dans les yeux et sur la peau. Des tincelles sont projetes
pendant le soudage.

LES ACCUMULATIONS DE GAZ risquent de provoquer des blessures ou mme la mort.


Fermer lalimentation du gaz protecteur en cas de non utilisation. Veiller toujours bien arer les espaces confins ou se servir dun respirateur dadduction dair homologu. D

D Porter un casque de soudage muni dun cran de filtre appropri pour protger votre visage et vos yeux pendant le soudage ou pour regarder (voir ANSI Z49.1 et Z87.1 numr dans les normes de scurit). D Porter des protections approuvs pour les oreilles si le niveau sondre est
trop lev.

DES PICES CHAUDES peuvent provoquer des brlures graves.


D Ne pas toucher des parties chaudes mains nues D Prvoir une priode de refroidissement avant dutiliser le pistolet ou la torche.

D Utiliser des crans ou des barrires pour protger des tiers de lclair et de lblouissement; demander aux autres personnes de ne pas regarder larc. D Porter des vtements de protection constitu dans une matire durable, rsistant au feu (cuir ou laine) et une protection des pieds.

LE SOUDAGE peut provoquer un incendie ou une explosion.


Le soudage effectu sur des conteneurs ferms tels que des rservoirs, tambours ou des conduites peut provoquer leur clatement. Des tincelles peuvent tre projetes de larc de soudure. La projection dtincelles, des pices chaudes et des quipements chauds peut provoquer des incendies et des brlures. Le contact accidentel de llectrode avec des objets mtalliques peut provoquer des tincelles, une explosion, un surchauffement ou un incendie. Avant de commencer le soudage, vrifier et sassurer que lendroit ne prsente pas de danger. D Se protger et dautres personnes de la projection dtincelles et de mtal chaud. D Ne pas souder dans un endroit l o des tincelles peuvent tomber sur des substances inflammables. D Dplacer toutes les substances inflammables une distance de 10,7 m de larc de soudage. En cas dimpossibilit les recouvrir soigneusement avec des protections homologus. D Des tincelles et des matriaux chauds du soudage peuvent facilement passer dans dautres zones en traversant de petites fissures et des ouvertures. D Surveiller tout dclenchement dincendie et tenir un extincteur proximit. D Le soudage effectu sur un plafond, plancher, paroi ou sparation peut dclencher un incendie de lautre ct. D Ne pas effectuer le soudage sur des conteneurs ferms tels que des rservoirs, tambours, ou conduites, moins quils naient t prpars correctement conformment AWS F4.1 (voir les normes de scurit). D Brancher le cble sur la pice le plus prs possible de la zone de soudage pour viter le transport du courant sur une longue distance par des chemins inconnus ventuels en provoquant des risques dlectrocution et dincendie. D Ne pas utiliser le poste de soudage pour dgeler des conduites geles. D En cas de non utilisation, enlever la baguette dlectrode du portelectrode ou couper le fil la pointe de contact. D Porter des vtements de protection dpourvus dhuile tels que des gants en cuir, une chemise en matriau lourd, des pantalons sans revers, des chaussures hautes et un couvre chef. D Avant de souder, retirer toute substance combustible de vos poches telles quun allumeur au butane ou des allumettes.

LES CHAMPS MAGNTIQUES peuvent affecter les stimulateurs cardiaques.


D D Porteurs de stimulateur cardiaque, restez distance. Les porteurs dun stimulateur cardiaque doivent dabord consulter leur mdecin avant de sapprocher des oprations de soudage larc, de gougeage ou de soudage par points.

LE BRUIT peut affecter loue.


Le bruit des processus et des quipements peut affecter loue. D Porter des protections approuvs pour les oreilles si le niveau sondre est trop lev.

Si des BOUTEILLES sont endommages, elles pourront exploser.


Des bouteilles de gaz protecteur contiennent du gaz sous haute pression. Si une bouteille est endommage, elle peut exploser. Du fait que les bouteilles de gaz font normalement partie du procd de soudage, les manipuler avec prcaution. D Protger les bouteilles de gaz comprim dune chaleur excessive, des chocs mcaniques, du laitier, des flammes ouvertes, des tincelles et des arcs. D Placer les bouteilles debout en les fixant dans un support stationnaire ou dans un porte-bouteilles pour les empcher de tomber ou de se renverser. D Tenir les bouteilles loignes des circuits de soudage ou autres circuits lectriques. D Ne jamais placer une torche de soudage sur une bouteille gaz. D Une lectrode de soudage ne doit jamais entrer en contact avec une bouteille. D Ne jamais souder une bouteille pressurise risque dexplosion. D Utiliser seulement des bouteilles de gaz protecteur, rgulateurs, tuyaux et raccords convenables pour cette application spcifique; les maintenir ainsi que les lments associs en bon tat. D Ne pas tenir la tte en face de la sortie en ouvrant la soupape de la bouteille. D Maintenir le chapeau de protection sur la soupape, sauf en cas dutilisation ou de branchement de la bouteille. D Lire et suivre les instructions concernant les bouteilles de gaz comprim, les quipements associs et les publications P-1 CGA numres dans les normes de scurit.

DES PARTICULES VOLANTES peuvent blesser les yeux.


D Le soudage, lcaillement, le passage de la pice la brosse en fil de fer, et le meulage gnrent des tincelles et des particules mtalliques volantes. Pendant la priode de refroidissement des soudures, elles risquent de projeter du laitier.
D Porter des lunettes de scurit avec crans latraux ou un cran facial.

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1-3. Dangers supplmentaires en relation avec linstallation, le fonctionnement et la maintenance


Risque DINCENDIE OU DEXPLOSION.
D Ne pas placer lappareil sur, au-dessus ou proximit de surfaces infllammables. D Ne pas installer lappareil proximit de produits inflammables D Ne pas surcharger linstallation lectrique sassurer que lalimentation est correctement dimensionn et protg avant de mettre lappareil en service.

DES ORGANES MOBILES peuvent provoquer des blessures.


D Rester lcart des organes mobiles comme le ventilateur. D Maintenir ferms et fixement en place les portes, panneaux, recouvrements et dispositifs de protection.

LA CHUTE DE LAPPAREIL peut blesser.


D Utiliser lanneau de levage uniquement pour soulever lappareil, NON PAS les chariot, les bouteilles de gaz ou tout autre accessoire. D Utiliser un engin dune capacit approprie pour soulever lappareil. D En utilisant des fourches de levage pour dplacer lunit, sassurer que les fourches sont suffisamment longues pour dpasser du ct oppos de lappareil.

LE RAYONNEMENT HAUTE FRQUENCE (H.F.) risque de provoquer des interfrences.


D Le rayonnement haute frequence peut provoquer des interfrences avec les quipements de radionavigation et de communication, les services de scurit et les ordinateurs. Demander seulement des personnes qualifies familiarises avec des quipements lectroniques de faire fonctionner linstallation. Lutilisateur est tenu de faire corriger rapidement par un lectricien qualifi les interfrences rsultant de linstallation. Si le FCC signale des interfrences, arrter immdiatement lappareil. Effectuer rgulirement le contrle et lentretien de linstallation. Maintenir soigneusement ferms les portes et les panneaux des sources de haute frquence, maintenir les clateurs une distance correcte et utiliser une terre et et un blindage pour rduire les interfrences ventuelles.

D D D D D

LEMPLOI EXCESSIF peut SURCHAUFFER LQUIPEMENT.


D Prvoir une priode de refroidissement, respecter le cycle opratoire nominal. D Rduire le courant ou le cycle opratoire avant de recommancer le soudage. D Ne pas obstruer les passages dair du poste.

LE SOUDAGE LARC risque de provoquer des interfrences.


D Lnergie lectromagntique risque de provoquer des interfrences pour lquipement lectronique sensible tel que les ordinateurs et lquipement command par ordinateur tel que les robots. Veiller ce que tout lquipement de la zone de soudage soit compatible lectromagntiquement. Pour rduire la possibilit dinterfrence, maintenir les cbles de soudage aussi courts que possible, les grouper, et les poser aussi bas que possible (ex. par terre). Veiller souder une distance de 100 mtres de tout quipement lectronique sensible. Veiller ce que ce poste de soudage soit pos et mis la terre conformment ce mode demploi. En cas dinterfrences aprs avoir pris les mesures prcdentes, il incombe lutilisateur de prendre des mesures supplmentaires telles que le dplacement du poste, lutilisation de cbles blinds, lutilisation de filtres de ligne ou la pose de protecteurs dans la zone de travail.

LES CHARGES LECTROSTATIQUES peuvent endommager les circuits imprims.


D tablir la connexion avec la barrette de terre avant de manipuler des cartes ou des pices. D Utiliser des pochettes et des botes antistatiques pour stocker, dplacer ou expdier des cartes de circuits imprimes. D D D D D

DES ORGANES MOBILES peuvent provoquer des blessures.


D Ne pas sapprocher des organes mobiles. D Ne pas sapprocher des points de coincement tels que des rouleaux de commande.

LES FILS DE SOUDAGE peuvent provoquer des blessures.


D Ne pas appuyer sur la gachette avant den avoir reu linstruction. D Ne pas diriger le pistolet vers soi, dautres personnes ou toute pice mcanique en engageant le fil de soudage.

LES CHAMPS MAGNTIQUES peuvent affecter les stimulateurs cardiaques.


D Porteurs de stimulateur cardiaque, restez distance. D Les porteurs dun stimulateur cardiaque doivent dabord consulter leur mdecin avant de sapprocher des oprations de soudage larc, de gougeage ou de soudage par points.

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1-4. Principales normes de scurit


Safety in Welding and Cutting, norme ANSI Z49.1, de lAmerican Welding Society, 550 N.W. Lejeune Rd, Miami FL 33126 Safety and Health Sandards, OSHA 29 CFR 1910, du Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Recommended Safe Practice for the Preparation for Welding and Cutting of Containers That Have Held Hazardous Substances, norme AWS F4.1, de lAmerican Welding Society, 550 N.W. Lejeune Rd, Miami FL 33126 National Electrical Code, NFPA Standard 70, de la National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269. Safe Handling of Compressed Gases in Cylinders, CGA Pamphlet P-1, de la Compressed Gas Association, 1235 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 501, Arlington, VA 22202. Rgles de scurit en soudage, coupage et procds connexes, norme CSA W117.2, de lAssociation canadienne de normalisation, vente de normes, 178 Rexdale Boulevard, Rexdale (Ontario) Canada M9W 1R3. Safe Practices For Occupation And Educational Eye And Face Protection, norme ANSI Z87.1, de lAmerican National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018. Cutting and Welding Processes, norme NFPA 51B, de la National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269.

1-5. Information sur les champs lectromagntiques


Donnes sur le soudage lectrique et sur les effets, pour lorganisme, des champs magntiques basse frquence Le courant de soudage, pendant son passage dans les cbles de soudage, causera des champs lectromagntiques. Il y a eu et il y a encore un certain souci propos de tels champs. Cependant, aprs avoir examin plus de 500 tudes qui ont t faites pendant une priode de recherche de 17 ans, un comit spcial ruban bleu du National Research Council a conclu: Laccumulation de preuves, suivant le jugement du comit, na pas dmontr que lexposition aux champs magntiques et champs lectriques haute frquence reprsente un risque la sant humaine. Toutefois, des tudes sont toujours en cours et les preuves continuent tre examines. En attendant que les conclusions finales de la recherche soient tablies, il vous serait souhaitable de rduire votre exposition aux champs lectromagntiques pendant le soudage ou le coupage. Afin de rduire les champs lectromagntiques dans lenvironnement de travail, respecter les consignes suivantes : 1 2 3 4 5 Garder les cbles ensembles en les torsadant ou en les attachant avec du ruban adhsif. Mettre tous les cbles du ct oppos de loprateur. Ne pas courber pas et ne pas entourer pas les cbles autour de votre corps. Garder le poste de soudage et les cbles le plus loin possible de vous. Relier la pince de masse le plus prs possible de la zone de soudure.

Consignes relatives aux stimulateurs cardiaques : Les personnes qui portent un stimulateur cardiaque doivent avant tout consulter leur docteur. Si vous tes dclar apte par votre docteur, il est alors recommand de respecter les consignes cidessus.

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SECTION 2 INSTALLATION
2-1. Specifications
Model Rated Weld Output
NEMA Class II (40): 200 Amperes, 28 Volts AC, 40% Duty Cycle 60 Hz NEMA Class II (50): 300 Amperes, 32 Volts DC, 50% Duty Cycle

Weld Output Mode

Max. OpenCircuit Voltage


80 Volts AC

Input at Rated Load Output, 60 Hz, Single-Phase Amperes At 200 V


85 (4.6)* 105 (4.6)* 103 (7)*

KVA 575 V
29 (1.6)* 36 (1.6)* 36 (2.5)* 16.8 (0.91)* 20.9 (0.91)* 20.7 (1.4)*

KW

230 V
74 (4)* 91 (4)* 90 (6.2)*

460 V
37 (2)* 46 (2)* 45 (3.1)*

AC

8.2 (0.58)* 13.6 (0.58)* 13.6 (0.74)*

CC CV

68 Volts DC 40 Volts DC

*While idling.

2-2. Volt-Ampere Curves


A. AC Mode
Volt-ampere curves show minimum and maximum voltage and amperage output capabilities of unit. Curves of other settings fall between curves shown.

B. CC Mode DC

C. CV Mode DC

va_curve1 4/95 127 201 / 127 198 / 127 197

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2-3. Duty Cycle And Overheating


Duty Cycle is percentage of 10 minutes that unit can weld at rated load without overheating. If unit overheats, thermostat opens, output stops, and cooling fan runs. Wait fifteen minutes for unit to cool. Reduce amperage or duty cycle before welding.

A. AC Mode

Y Exceeding duty cycle can damage unit and void warranty.

AC Mode: 40% Duty Cycle At 200 Amperes

4 Minutes Welding

6 Minutes Resting

B. DC Mode (CV or CC)

DC Mode: 50% Duty Cycle At 300 Amperes

5 Minutes Welding

5 Minutes Resting

Overheating 0

A
15

Minutes

OR Reduce Duty Cycle

duty1 4/95 / 127 200-A / 127 199-A

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2-4. Selecting A Location


1 2 1 Lifting Eye Lifting Forks

Use lifting eye or lifting forks to move unit. If using lifting forks, extend forks beyond opposite side of unit. OR 2

Movement

Location And Airflow 3 3 Rating Label (Under Access Door)

Use rating label to determine input power needs. 4 Line Disconnect Device Locate unit near correct input power supply. Y Special installation may be required where gasoline or volatile liquids are present see NEC Article 511 or CEC Section 20.

18 in (460 mm)

18 in (460 mm)

800 402 / 802 932

2-5. Dimensions And Weights


Dimensions
Height Width Length A Front B C D E H 8 Holes F G H
802 935

24-1/2 in (622 mm) 19 in (483 mm) 28 in (711 mm) 3/4 in (19 mm) 26-1/2 in (673 mm) 27-1/4 in (692 mm) 28 in (711 mm) 7/8 (22 mm) 17-7/8 (454 mm) 19 (483 mm) 1/2 in (13 mm) Dia

Weight
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2-6. Weld Output Terminals And Selecting Cable Sizes


Total Cable (Copper) Length In Weld Circuit Not Exceeding 100 ft (30 m) Or Less 10 60% Duty Cycle
4 3 3 2 1 1/0 1/0 2/0

150 ft (45 m)

200 ft (60 m)

250 ft (70 m)

300 ft (90 m)

350 ft (105 m)

400 ft (120 m)

Weld Output Terminals

Welding Amperes
100 150 200 250 300 350

60 100% Duty Cycle


4 3 2 1 1/0 2/0 2/0 3/0 4 2 1 1/0 2/0 3/0 3/0 4/0 3 1 1/0 2/0 3/0 4/0 4/0 2-2/0

10 100% Duty Cycle

SMAW/GTAW AC/CC (+) AC/CC ()

2 1/0 2/0 3/0 4/0 2-2/0 2-2/0 2-3/0

1 2/0 3/0 4/0 2-2/0 2-3/0 2-3/0 2-4/0

1/0 3/0 4/0 2-2/0 2-3/0 2-3/0 2-4/0 3-3/0

1/0 3/0 4/0 2-2/0 2-3/0 2-4/0 2-4/0 3-3/0


S-0007-D

CV (+)

CV ()
802 933

FCAW/GMAW

400 500

Weld cable size (AWG) is based on either a 4 volts or less drop or a current density of at least 300 circular mils per ampere.

2-7. Remote 14 Receptacle

Socket*

Socket Information

A B

24 volts ac. Protected by circuit breaker CB2. Contact closure to A completes 24 volts ac contactor control circuit.

G I J

Circuit common for 24 and 115 volts ac circuits. 115 volts ac. Protected by circuit breaker CB1. Contact closure to I completes 115 volts ac contactor control circuit.

A B

J I

C D E

Command reference; 0 to +10 volts dc output to remote control. Remote control circuit common. 0 to +10 volts dc input command signal from remote control. Chassis common.

H C L N D M G E F

Ref. 802 932

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2-8. 115 Volts AC Duplex Receptacle


Y Turn Off power before connecting to receptacle. 1 115 V AC Receptacle Receptacle is protected from overload by circuit breaker CB1 (see Section 4-2). Power output is shared between this receptacle and the Remote 14 receptacle (see Section 2-7).

802 933

2-9. Electrical Service Guide


60 Hz
Input Voltage Input Amperes At Rated Output Max Recommended Standard Fuse Or Circuit Breaker Rating In Amperes Circuit Breaker1 , Time-Delay 2 Normal Operating 3 Min Input Conductor Size In AWG/Kcmil Max Recommended Input Conductor Length In Feet (Meters) Min Grounding Conductor Size In AWG/Kcmil 125 150 4 116 (35) 6 110 125 6 103 (31) 6 50 70 8 273 (83) 8 45 50 10 286 (87) 10 200 105 230 91 460 45 575 36

Reference: 1999 National Electrical Code (NEC) 1 Choose a circuit breaker with time-current curves comparable to a Time Delay Fuse. 2 Time-Delay fuses are UL class RK5 . 3 Normal Operating (general purpose no intentional delay) fuses are UL class K5 (up to and including 60 amp), and UL class H ( 65 amp and above).

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2-10. Placing Jumper Links And Connecting Input Power


Check input voltage available at site. 1 2 200 VOLTS 230 VOLTS 460 VOLTS Jumper Link Label Jumper Links Check label only one is on unit. Move jumper links to match input voltage. 3 L L L L L L 2 230 VOLTS 460 VOLTS 575 VOLTS
S-083 566-C

Input And Grounding Conductors

Select size and length using Section 2-9. 4 Line Disconnect Device Select type and size of overcurrent protection using Section 2-9.

L S-010 587-B

Reinstall side panel. Y Special installation may be required where gasoline or volatile liquids are present see NEC Article 511 or CEC Section 20.

GND/PE Earth Ground

4 L2 (V)

L1 (U)

L1

L2

Tools Needed: 3/8 in 3/8, 1/2, 7/16 in


802 934 / Ref. 802 940

GND/PE

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SECTION 3 OPERATION
3-1. Controls
4

3 1

Ref. 202 556-A

Arc Force (Dig) Control

voltage (V) scale. 3 4 5 Power Switch Output Selector Switch Amperage/Voltage Control Switch

For SMAW, control increases short-circuit amperage which allows the operator to use a very short arc length without sticking the electrode. Set control at 0 for GTAW. When set at 0 (zero), short circuit amperage at low arc voltage is the same as normal welding amperage. 2 Amperage/Voltage Adjustment Control

Y Weld output terminals are energized when Output (Contactor) switch is On and Power is On. 7 8 Remote 14 Receptacle (See Section 2-7) Circuit Breaker CB1

Switch selects front panel or remote amperage/voltage control. For remote amperage/voltage control, front panel control setting is the maximum output available. For example: If front panel control is set to 200 A, the range available at the remote amperage control is 0 to 200 A. 6 Output (Contactor) Switch Switch selects front panel or remote output control.

If CB1 opens, 115 volts ac output to the 115 volts ac duplex receptacle and Remote 14 receptacle stops. Press button to reset breaker. 9 Circuit Breaker CB2

For AC or DC CC welding, such as GTAW and SMAW welding, adjust control according to amperage (A) scale. For GMAW and FCAW welding, adjust control according to

If CB2 opens, 24 volts ac output to the Remote 14 receptacle stops. Press button to reset breaker.

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SECTION 4 MAINTENANCE & TROUBLESHOOTING


4-1. Routine Maintenance
Y Disconnect power before maintaining.

3 Months
Replace Unreadable Labels Repair Or Replace Cracked Weld Cables

Clean And Tighten Weld Terminals

14-Pin Cord

Torch, Electrode Holder, Or Gun Cable

Replace Cracked Parts

6 Months
Blow Out Or Vacuum Inside, During Heavy Service, Clean Monthly

OR

4-2. Circuit Breakers CB1 And CB2


1 Circuit Breaker CB1 If CB1 opens, 115 volts ac output to the 115 volts ac duplex receptacle and Remote 14 receptacle stops. Press button to reset breaker. 2 Circuit Breaker CB2 If CB2 opens, 24 volts ac output to the Remote 14 receptacle stops. Press button to reset breaker.

CB2 10A

CB1 15A

Ref. 802 932 / Ref. S-143 930-A

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4-3. Troubleshooting

Trouble
No weld output; unit completely inoperative.

Remedy
Place line disconnect switch in On position (see Section 2-10). Check and replace line fuse(s), if necessary (see Section 2-10). Check for proper input power connections (see Section 2-10). Check for proper jumper link position (see Section 2-10).

No weld output; fan on.

If using remote control, place Output (Contactor) switch in Remote 14 position, and make sure remote control is connected to Remote 14 receptacle. If remote is not being used, place Output (Contactor) switch in On position. Check, repair, or replace remote control. Unit overheated. Allow unit to cool with fan On (see Section 2-3). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check control board PC1.

Unit provides only maximum or minimum weld output. Weld output always above or always below set value. Erratic or improper weld output.

Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check control board PC1 and hall device HD1. Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check control board PC1 and hall device HD1. Use proper size and type of weld cable (see Section 2-6). Clean and tighten all weld connections. Check position of Output Selector switch (see Section Figure 3-1). Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check control board PC1 and hall device HD1.

Fan not working.

Check for anything blocking fan. Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check fan motor.

No control of weld output.

If using remote control, place Amperage/Voltage control switch in Remote 14 position, and make sure remote control is connected to Remote 14 receptacle. If remote is not being used, place switch in Panel position. Have Factory Authorized Service Agent check control board PC1.

No 115 volts ac output from duplex receptacle or Remote 14 receptacle. No 24 volts ac output at Remote 14 receptacle Wandering arc poor control of direction of arc.

Reset circuit breaker CB1 (see Section 4-2). Reset circuit breaker CB2 (see Section 4-2). Reduce gas flow rate. Select proper size tungsten. Properly prepare tungsten.

Tungsten electrode oxidizing and not remaining bright after conclusion of weld.

Shield weld zone from drafts.

Increase postflow time. Check and tighten all gas fittings. Properly prepare tungsten. Check for water in torch, and repair torch if necessary. See torch Owners Manual.

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SECTION 5 ELECTRICAL DIAGRAM

Figure 5-1. Circuit Diagram


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203 057-B

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SECTION 6 PARTS LIST


FIG 64 20 18 25 16 26 22 21 7 8 9 6 12 11 13 14 10

15

17

19

24

802 882

Figure 6-1. Main Assembly


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FIG 62

27

23

Quantity Model Item No. Dia. Mkgs. Part No. Description Figure 6-1. Main Assembly
. . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202390 . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168384 . . . . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202393 . . . . 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 057358 . . . . 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134201 . . . . 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 026627 . . . . 7 . . . . HD1 . . . . . . . 168829 . . . . 8 . . . . PC1 . . . . . . . 203372 . . . . 9 . . . . . Z1 . . . . . . . . 203054 . . . 10 . . . SR2 . . . . . . . 035704 . . . 11 . . . . R6 . . . . . . . . 118262 . . . 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 010494 . . . 13 . . . CR2 . . . . . . . 059267 . . . 14 . . . CR1 . . . . . . . 110386 . . . 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203066 . . . 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203064 . . . 17 . . . . T1 . . . . . . . . 203053 . . . 17 . . . . T1 . . . . . . . . 203268 . . . . . . . . . . TP1 . . . . . . . . 119581 . . . 18 . . . SR1 . . . . . . . 203055 . . . 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202392 . . . 20 . . . C11 . . . . . . . . 111634 . . . 21 . . . TE1 . . . . . . . . 187575 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83566 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10587 . . . 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202467 . . . 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203060 . . . 24 . . . . S4 . . . . . . . . 203051 . . . 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203061 . . . 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 087341 . . . 27 . . . . R3 . . . . . . . . 114050 . . . COVER, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . LABEL,WARNING ELECTRIC SHOCK AND INCORRECT INPUT P . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . PANEL,SIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . 2 . . . BUSHING,SNAPIN NYL 1.000 ID X 1.375 MTG HOLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . STANDOFF SUPPORT,PC CARD .312/.375W/POST&LOCK .43 . . . . . . 5 . . . . . . 5 . . . GASKET,LIFTING EYE COVER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . TRANSDUCER,CURRENT 1000A MODULE MAX OPEN LOOP . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . CIRCUIT CARD ASSY,CONTROL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . REACTOR, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . RECTIFIER,INTEG BRIDGE 40. AMP 800V . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . RESISTOR,WW FXD 10 W 1K OHM W/TERMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . BUSHING,SNAPIN NYL 1.375 ID X 1.750 MTG HOLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . RELAY,ENCL 12VDC DPDT 10A/120VAC 8PIN FLANGE MTG . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . RELAY,ENCL 24VAC DPDT 5A/120VAC 8PIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . BRACKET,XFMR/REACTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . BRACKET,RECTIFIER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . XFMR,POWER MAIN 200/230/460 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . XFMR,POWER MAIN 230/460/575 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . THERMOSTAT,NC OPEN 135C W/INSULATOR 3.5 INW/TERMS . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . RECTIFIER,SI 1PH 300 AMP 400 PIV 100% DUTY FULL WA . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . PANEL,REAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . CAPACITOR ASSY, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . TERM ASSY,PRI 1PH 3V W/MTG BKTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . . . LABEL,LINK ARR PRI V 200/230/460 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . LABEL,LINK ARR PRI V 230/460/575 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . BASE ASSY, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . PANEL,FRONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . SWITCH,CHANGEOVER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . FRAME,LIFTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 . . . BUMPER,DOOR 1.000 OD X .750 HIGH RBR 50 DURO W/O . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . 2 . . . RESISTOR,WW FXD 10 W 1K OHM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 200/230 230/460 /460 /575

To maintain the factory original performance of your equipment, use only Manufacturer s Suggested Replacement Parts. Model and serial number required when ordering parts from your local distributor.

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Quantity Model Item No. Dia. Mkgs. Part No. Description Figure 6-2. Main Assembly
. . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169136 . . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175952 . . . . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109013 . . . . 4 . . . . RC1 . . . . . . . 134735 . . . . 5 . . . S3,S5 . . . . . . . 011609 . . . . 6 . . . R1,R2 . . . . . . . 198087 . . . . 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202458 . . . . 8 . . . . CB2 . . . . . . . 083432 . . . . 9 . . . . CB1 . . . . . . . 093995 . . . 10 . . . . S1 . . . . . . . . 128757 . . . 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 039047 . . . 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 039046 . . . 13 . . . RC2 . . . . . . . 604176 . . . 14 . . C13-16 . . . . . . 128750 . . . 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203060 . . . 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 097922 . . . 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 010 . . . 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134327 . . . 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202395 . . . 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 097924 . . . 21 . . . . R7 . . . . . . . . 186467 . . . . . . . . . PLG51 . . . . . . 115093 . . . . . . . . . PLG55 . . . . . . 115091 . . . . . . . . . PLG54 . . . . . . 130203 . . . . . . . . . . PLG6 . . . . . . . 115092 . . . . . . . . . . RC3 . . . . . . . 168071 . . . . . . . . . PLG52 . . . . . . 115094 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... PIN,HANDLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PLASTIC,HANDLE SWITCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BUSHING,SNAPIN NYL .375 ID X .562 MTG HOLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CONN,CIRC MS/CPC 14SKT SIZE 20 RCPT PANEL PUSHIN . . . . . . . . . SWITCH,TGL SPDT 15A 125VAC ONNONEON SPD TERM CHR . . . POT,CP STD SLOT 1T 2.W 1K LINEAR W/FRICT. TABS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PLATE,COVER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CIRCUIT BREAKER,MAN RESET 1P 10A 250VAC FRICT . . . . . . . . . . . . CIRCUIT BREAKER,MAN RESET 1P 15A 250VAC FRICT . . . . . . . . . . . . SWITCH,TGL DPST 60A 600VAC SCR TERM WIDE TGL . . . . . . . . . . . . TERMINAL,PWR OUTPUT RED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TERMINAL,PWR OUTPUT BLACK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RCPT,STR DX GRD 2P3W 15A 125V *515R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CAPACITOR,CER DISC .1 UF 500 VDC W/TERMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PANEL,FRONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KNOB,POINTER .875 DIA X .250 ID W/SET SCREWSPLSTC . . . . . . . . . LABEL,OUTPUT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LABEL,WARNING GENERAL PRECAUTIONARY STATIC&WIRE FE . . . DOOR,ACCESS FRONT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KNOB,POINTER 1.625 DIA X .250 ID W/SET SCREWSPLSTC . . . . . . . . RESISTOR,WW FXD 180 W 25 OHM W/CLIPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOUSING PLUG & SKTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOUSING PLUG & SKTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOUSING PLUG & SKTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOUSING PLUG & SKTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOUSING PLUG & SKTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOUSING PLUG & SKTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......2 ......2 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......2 ......2 ......1 ......4 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 200/230 230/460 /460 /575

OPTIONAL +When ordering a component originally displaying a precautionary label, the label should also be ordered. To maintain the factory original performance of your equipment, use only Manufacturer s Suggested Replacement Parts. Model and serial number required when ordering parts from your local distributor.

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Figure 6-3. Panel, Rear w/Components Quantity Model Item No. Dia. Mkgs. Part No. Description Figure 6-3. Panel, Rear w/Components
. . . . 1 . . . . . C3 . . . . . . . . .... 2 ................. .... 3 ................. .... 4 ................. .... 5 ................. .... 6 ................. . . . . 7 . . . . . R4 . . . . . . . . .... 8 ................. .... 9 ................. . . . 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 . . . . FM . . . . . . . . 203052 185643 083147 203065 082902 191374 119998 180165 173283 202392 124274 116190 . . . CAPACITOR ASSY, CONSISTING OF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BUSS BAR,CAPACITOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . GROMMET,SCR NO 8/10 PANEL HOLE .312 SQ .500 HIGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . BRACKET,MTG CAPACITOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . STRIP,MTG CENTER CAPACIT0R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CAPACITOR,ELCTLT 30000 UF 45 VDC CAN 1.75 DIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RESISTOR,WW FXD 300 W 5 OHM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BLADE,FAN 14.000 3WG 28DEG .375 BORE CCW GAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CHAMBER,PLENUM 14 IN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PANEL,REAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BRACKET,MTG FAN MOTOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MOTOR,1/12HP 230V 1550 RPM 50/60HZ 1.5A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 6 2 1 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 ......1 ......2 ......6 ......2 ......1 ......8 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 ......1 200/230 230/460 /460 /575

To maintain the factory original performance of your equipment, use only Manufacturer s Suggested Replacement Parts. Model and serial number required when ordering parts from your local distributor.

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Notes

Effective January 1, 2001 (Equipment with a serial number preface of LB or newer)


Warranty Questions?
This limited warranty supersedes all previous Miller warranties and is exclusive with no other guarantees or warranties expressed or implied.
LIMITED WARRANTY Subject to the terms and conditions below, Miller Electric Mfg. Co., Appleton, Wisconsin, warrants to its original retail purchaser that new Miller equipment sold after the effective date of this limited warranty is free of defects in material and workmanship at the time it is shipped by Miller. THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. Within the warranty periods listed below, Miller will repair or replace any warranted parts or components that fail due to such defects in material or workmanship. Miller must be notified in writing within thirty (30) days of such defect or failure, at which time Miller will provide instructions on the warranty claim procedures to be followed. Miller shall honor warranty claims on warranted equipment listed below in the event of such a failure within the warranty time periods. All warranty time periods start on the date that the equipment was delivered to the original retail purchaser, or one year after the equipment is sent to a North American distributor or eighteen months after the equipment is sent to an International distributor. 1. 5 Years Parts 3 Years Labor

Call 1-800-4-A-MILLER for your local Miller distributor.


Your distributor also gives you ... Service You always get the fast, reliable response you need. Most replacement parts can be in your hands in 24 hours. Support Need fast answers to the tough welding questions? Contact your distributor. The expertise of the distributor and Miller is there to help you, every step of the way.

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APT, ZIPCUT & PLAZCUT Model Plasma Cutting Torches Remote Controls Accessory Kits Replacement Parts (No labor) Spoolmate Spoolguns Canvas Covers

Millers True Blue Limited Warranty shall not apply to: 1. Consumable components; such as contact tips, cutting nozzles, contactors, brushes, slip rings, relays or parts that fail due to normal wear. Items furnished by Miller, but manufactured by others, such as engines or trade accessories. These items are covered by the manufacturer s warranty, if any. Equipment that has been modified by any party other than Miller, or equipment that has been improperly installed, improperly operated or misused based upon industry standards, or equipment which has not had reasonable and necessary maintenance, or equipment which has been used for operation outside of the specifications for the equipment.

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Original main power rectifiers Inverters (input and output rectifiers only) Transformer/Rectifier Power Sources Plasma Arc Cutting Power Sources Semi-Automatic and Automatic Wire Feeders Inverter Power Supplies Intellitig Engine Driven Welding Generators (NOTE: Engines are warranted separately by the engine manufacturer.) DS-2 Wire Feeder Motor Driven Guns (w/exception of Spoolmate Spoolguns) Process Controllers Positioners and Controllers Automatic Motion Devices RFCS Foot Controls Induction Heating Power Sources Water Coolant Systems HF Units Grids Maxstar 140 Spot Welders Load Banks Miller Cyclomatic Equipment Running Gear/Trailers Plasma Cutting Torches (except APT & SAF Models) Field Options (NOTE: Field options are covered under True Blue for the remaining warranty period of the product they are installed in, or for a minimum of one year whichever is greater.)

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MILLER PRODUCTS ARE INTENDED FOR PURCHASE AND USE BY COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL USERS AND PERSONS TRAINED AND EXPERIENCED IN THE USE AND MAINTENANCE OF WELDING EQUIPMENT. In the event of a warranty claim covered by this warranty, the exclusive remedies shall be, at Millers option: (1) repair; or (2) replacement; or, where authorized in writing by Miller in appropriate cases, (3) the reasonable cost of repair or replacement at an authorized Miller service station; or (4) payment of or credit for the purchase price (less reasonable depreciation based upon actual use) upon return of the goods at customer s risk and expense. Miller s option of repair or replacement will be F.O.B., Factory at Appleton, Wisconsin, or F.O.B. at a Miller authorized service facility as determined by Miller. Therefore no compensation or reimbursement for transportation costs of any kind will be allowed. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE REMEDIES PROVIDED HEREIN ARE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES. IN NO EVENT SHALL MILLER BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFIT), WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. ANY EXPRESS WARRANTY NOT PROVIDED HEREIN AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, GUARANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO PERFORMANCE, AND ANY REMEDY FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY WHICH, BUT FOR THIS PROVISION, MIGHT ARISE BY IMPLICATION, OPERATION OF LAW, CUSTOM OF TRADE OR COURSE OF DEALING, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL EQUIPMENT FURNISHED BY MILLER IS EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED BY MILLER. Some states in the U.S.A. do not allow limitations of how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion of incidental, indirect, special or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty provides specific legal rights, and other rights may be available, but may vary from state to state. In Canada, legislation in some provinces provides for certain additional warranties or remedies other than as stated herein, and to the extent that they may not be waived, the limitations and exclusions set out above may not apply. This Limited Warranty provides specific legal rights, and other rights may be available, but may vary from province to province.
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Owners Record
Please complete and retain with your personal records.
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(Date which equipment was delivered to original customer.)

For Service
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Always provide Model Name and Serial/Style Number.


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