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Laboratory Manual

For

Portable Arc Welding

Transformer

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OBJECTIVE

To make a T- fillet joint on given metal pieces using arc

welding.

MACHINE/EQUIPMENTS/TOOLS TO BE USED

(a) Arc welding machine

(b) Welding electrode

PROCEDURE

1. Clean the work pieces.

2. Keep one piece horizontal on welding table and hold

another piece vertical

3. Fix an electrode into the electrode holder of the machine.

The clamp of the machine is grounded to the welding

table.

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4. Switch on the machine and position the electrode at the

corner made by the vertical piece with the horizontal

piece.

5. Check the perpendicularity of the vertical piece. If it is

correct, carry out the welding of complete length at both

sides of the vertical piece.

6. Switch off the machine and lift the job to put it into

water for cooling.

7. Remove excess stag.