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BS 638-8

84th Edition, December 31, 1984

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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

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Superseded By: BS EN 50078

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W/D S/S BY BS EN 50078 & BS EN 60974-11
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Product Details:

  • Revision: 84th Edition, December 31, 1984
  • Published Date: March 31, 1986
  • Status: Superseded By:
  • Superseded By: BS EN 50078
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Page Count: 24
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

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.