Category:Spot Welders

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Spot Welders

A tool species is a logical grouping of tools based on similarity of function, use, and safety.

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To use any of the tools listed on this page, you are required to complete the testing program described here. You should get training or equivalent experience at the Asylum or elsewhere before testing.
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This document is an internal Artisan's Asylum training document and is provided "as is", to be used as a reference only. Use of this document for any purposes other than as reference material (i.e., for the purposes of training and testing users on tools or equipment by other commercial entities or individuals) is not advised. In no event shall the authors of this material, or Artisan's Asylum, Inc., be liable for any claim, damages, or other liability whether in action or contract, arising from, out of, or in connection with the use of the information in this document for training, testing, or on-going safe use of fabrication equipment. Please consult your own lawyers and subject matter experts if you are looking to develop your own safety curriculum for fabrication equipment operation. Tool operators are responsible for their own safety, including reading and understanding the owners manual for this equipment and all of the warnings it contains.


Protective Equipment

  • Standard shop personal protective equipment (safety glasses, no long hair, no flowing clothes, closed-toe shoes, etc.) are required
  • Wear non-flammable clothing, as the machine throws sparks and molten metal

Pre-Operation Checks

  • Verify lack of flammable materials in the area
  • Verify lack of puddles of water

Allowable Materials

  • Mild steel and stainless steel only.
  • Non-ferrous metals, galvanized, painted / coated metal are prohibited.
  • See individual machine pages for maximum capacity.


  • Return spot welder to shelf
  • Coil extension cord

See Also

Pages in category "Spot Welders"

The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total.


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