In addition to rocker arm, bench, press-type, seam, butt-and-tee and multispot resistance welders, Seedorff ACME Corp. (Anaheim, CA) offers pedestal resistance welders such as the APS35S1. Featuring microprocessor closed-loop feedback welding control and weighing 200 pounds, the machine features all-aluminum frame construction, close-coupled solid copper secondary, no-lube pneumatic system, low-friction air cylinder, low-inertia precision linear bearing ram, fast follow-up spring system integrated into ram, multifunction foot switch or touch palm buttons, and 36-month warranty.
Options include proportional air regulation, dual air pressure regulation, servo force actuation, high-speed stitch welding (Model SM only), integrated load cell, integrated displacement transducer, constant current control, electro-silverplate all secondary connections, welded steel table with Blanchard-ground top surface, nut or stud feed system, 60-month extended warranty, and certificate of calibration.
The unit processes low- and high-carbon steel, nickel alloy, high-temp alloy, aluminum alloy, titanium, brass, copper, copper wire (stranded and solid core) and aluminum wire (stranded and solid core) for applications including 2-ply and multiply spot / seam sheet metal, projection welding, cross wire, mark-less welding and resistance brazing.
Complies with National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP), Resistance Welding Manufacturing Alliance (RWMA), MIL-W-6858, and AWS D17.2.
- Welding transformer (KVA): 35 AC, 42 AC, 72 inverter
- O/P process: single-phase AC, mid-frequency inverter DC
- Production spot welding capacity, two pieces clean steel: up to 14 gauge
- Production projection welding capacity: M8
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