LINCOLN ELECTRIC IM602-A Welder user manual

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February, 2009

For use with machine Code Number 10501 thru 10510, 11324

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 thoughtful 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.

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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNINGS

Diesel engine exhaust and some of its constituents are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm.

The Above For Diesel Engines

The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.

The Above For Gasoline Engines

ARC WELDING CAN BE HAZARDOUS. PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS FROM POSSIBLE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.

KEEP CHILDREN AWAY. PACEMAKER WEARERS SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR DOCTOR BEFORE OPERATING.

Read and understand the following safety highlights. For additional safety information, it is strongly recommended that you

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.

BE SURE THAT ALL INSTALLATION, OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR PROCEDURES ARE

PERFORMED ONLY BY QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS.

FOR ENGINE powered equipment. radiator pressure cap when the engine is work unless the maintenance work requires it to be running. areas or vent the engine exhaust fumes welding arc or when the engine is running.

Stop the engine and allow it to cool before refueling to prevent spilled fuel from vaporizing on contact with hot engine parts and igniting. Do not spill fuel when filling tank. If fuel is spilled, wipe it up and do not start engine until fumes have been eliminated. tools away from V-belts, gears, fans and all other moving parts when starting, operating or repairing equipment. guards to perform required maintenance. Remove guards only when necessary and replace them when the maintenance requiring their removal is complete.

Always use the greatest care when working near moving

Do not attempt to override the governor or idler by pushing on the throttle control rods while the engine is running.

ELECTRIC AND

MAGNETIC FIELDS may be dangerous localized Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF). Welding current creates EMF fields around welding cables and welding machines welders having a pacemaker should consult their physician before welding. effects which are now not known. minimize exposure to EMF fields from the welding circuit: them with tape when possible. work cables. If the electrode cable is on your right side, the work cable should also be on your right side. possible to the area being welded. turning the engine or welding generator during maintenance work, disconnect the spark plug wires, distributor cap or magneto wire as appropriate.

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