Chicago Electric 54878 Welder User Manual

Powered tools in the presence of flammable gases or liquids.

Keep children away. Children must never be allowed in the work area. Do not let them handle machines, tools, or extension cords.

Store idle equipment. When not in use, tools must be stored in a dry location to inhibit rust. Always lock up tools and keep out of reach of children.

Do not force tool. It will do the job better and more safely at the rate for which it was intended. Do not use inappropriate attachments in an attempt to exceed the tool

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Use the right tool for the job. Do not attempt to force a small tool or attachment to do the work of a larger industrial tool. There are certain applications for which this tool was designed. Do not modify this tool and do not use this tool for a purpose for which it was not intended.

Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry as they can be caught in moving parts. Protective, electrically nonconductive clothes and nonskid footwear are recommended when working. Wear restrictive hair covering to contain long hair.

Use eye and ear protection. Always wear ANSI-approved, arc-shaded, impact safety face shield. Always use the full face shield when welding. Wear a NIOSH-approved dust mask or respirator when working around metal, chemical dusts, fumes and mists.

Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times. Do not reach over or across running machines.

10. Maintain tools with care. Keep tools sharp and clean for better and safer performance.

Follow instructions for lubricating and changing accessories. Inspect tool cords periodically and, if damaged, have them repaired by an authorized technician. The handles must be kept clean, dry, and free from oil and grease at all times.

11. Disconnect power. Unplug tool when not in use.

12. Remove adjusting keys and wrenches. Check that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from the tool or machine work surface before plugging it in.

13. Avoid unintentional starting. Be sure the switch is in the Off position when not in use and before plugging in. Do not carry any tool with your finger on the trigger, whether it is plugged in or not.

14. Stay alert. Watch what you are doing, use common sense. Do not operate any tool when you are tired.

15. Check for damaged parts. Before using any tool, any part that appears damaged should be carefully checked to determine that it will operate properly and perform its intended function. Check for alignment and binding of moving parts; any broke