Thermal Arc Fabricator fault

  1. triple New Member

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    cumbria GB
    HI went to use my faithfull old Thermal Arc Fabricator 200 welder today and she turned on ok and sat there on strike after that not good , with plenty of work to do.
    Removed the covers to see whats up and had a look around with my meter and found the following;

    No voltage at contactor relay coil 24 volt side , when the switch is pushed by hand it trips the house rcd. The power selector switch is a bit stiff could be wrong but disconnected the live feed from it and it stopped in the main tripping rcd. Any advice on its antics would be warmly welcomed

    Thanku.
     
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