Re: Any welders out there?

you don't get shocked with arc welding because the voltage is low - maybe
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Subject: Re: Any welders out there?

> Original Poster: Brent L Caldwell <stretchmonster-at-juno-dot-com>
> All coilers:
> I have two questions.
> 1.  Could someone explain to me what a "flyback" transformer is and how
> it differs from regular transformers and what it's good for that a
> regular transformer isn't.
> 2.  Also, if there are any welders out there (i figured coilers are the
> type who know how to do things like heli-arc weld) if they could explain
> to me (off the list) why one doesn't normally get shocked by a heli-arc
> welding system when they touch the metal that is grounded with the clamp.
> Brent
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