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Industrial miller 3 phase flips the fuse switch if it cranks up to 170volts to weld aluminium

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Hi,
The problem is either a bad breaker ...sometimes the breakers can kick before the rated amperage is reached..
or.. the breaker and/or the power cord are too light to handle the load...
The best way to figure it out would be to use an amp meter to verify the amp. draw that will kick the breaker and then compare that to the rating of the breaker...
Also use a voltage meter to verifiy wether or not the voltage is dropping significantly at the welder...when it is running..this would take two people.. one to run the welder and the other to check the voltage at the panel and at the welder...

heatman101

Posted on Mar 13, 2011

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    hubiam Jun 01, 2012

    Don't expect to run much other than a light bulb on your generator when your welding.

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