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Welding with a battery


(2001)

Is there a book out there to tell you how to weld using a battery?

Charlotte Violet
- Marana, Arizona, U.S.A.


(2001)

Trying to weld with a car battery, unless you're experienced, sounds like it poses an opportunity for a hydrogen explosion and sulfuric acid sprayed all over the place. But I have heard of it being done in a pinch. Good luck.

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Pine Beach, New Jersey


(2004)

You should visit www.mobi-arc.com, and read the FAQ about using car battery to weld.

Victor Soleman
- Bekasi, Indonesia


(2007)

Hi , I found this article about welding using 2 or 3 car batteries to weld with excellent results, paste the next link on your browser's address box and press 'enter':

www.4crawler.com/4x4/CheapTricks/DualBatteries.shtml#Welding

That's it, hope it helps a lot of people.

Pablo Barraza
- Calexico, California
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(2007)

Sorry my question was not very clear. The Idea is to know if you can weld any part of a car with electric arc without disconnecting the battery.

Waziri Mssika
- Mbeya, Tanzania



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