To weld or not to weld, that’s the question !

Because I’m doing some metal-working now (for the 3 1/2″ and 5″ locomotives), I decided it’s time to learn how to weld … I bought a semi-automatic welding machine and an automatic welding shield … Now, I still need to learn how to weld 🙂

Welding machine
Güde welding machine MIG 155/6W

  • Suitable switching through 6 levels also problematic for welding
  • With infinitely adjustable wire feed
  • Thermal overload protection
  • 2 fixed rear wheels roll
  • 1-uhriger pressure reducer
  • Connection / frequency: 230 V / 50 Hz
  • Fuse: 16 A
  • Max power output: 5.7 kVA
  • Open circuit voltage: 48 V
  • Control range: 25-120 A
  • Maximum wire size: 0.6 to 1 mm
  • Recommended material thickness: 0,6 – 6 mm
  • Switching stages: 6
  • Duty cycle: 120 A 75 A ~ 10% ~ 30%
  • Protection: IP 21S
  • Insulation: Class H
  • Weight: 25 kg
  • Dimensions L x W x H: 685 x 295 x 440 mm

Welding shield

  • Material: High Impact resistant, durable nylon
  • Setting: fit 51/6 levels
  • Face-visor-Adjustable distance
  • Viewing angle: 3 steps
  • FOV: 98 x 44 mm
  • Arc sensors: 2
  • Solar Power
  • Light protection: DIN 9-13
  • Light: as DIN 3.5
  • Switching time: 1/16.000s
  • Delay: (lightens) from 0.25 to 0.3 s / 0.65 to 0.8 s
  • Minimum welding current: 10 A
  • Optical class: 1
  • Scattered light: 2
  • homogeneity of 1
  • Viewing angle: 2
  • Weight: 500 g

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About Kris

I'm born on april 3th, 1974 in Leuven (Belgium). My love of my life is my lovely Christel Pauwels, with who I'm sharing love, my life, a nice house and lots of mutual hobbies and interests. (electronics / (model)trains / travelling / enjoying life / mechanics etc ...)
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