BS 638-8 84th Edition, December 31, 1984
Arc Welding Power Sources, Equipment and Accessories Pt 8: Electrode Holders and Handheld Torches and Guns for MIG, MAG and TIG Welding
Includes all amendments and changes through Amendment 1, March 31, 1986
Additional Comments: W/D S/S BY BS EN 50078 & BS EN 60974-11
Published By:British Standards Institution (BSI)
Specifies requirements for general purpose electrode holders for manual arc welding with covered electrodes. Does not apply to electrode holders for special applications e.g. underwater welding. Also specifies requirements for handheld guns and torches for MIG, MAG and TIG welding.