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FIND OUT MORE ABOUT UNITROL'S QUALITY CONTROL FEATURES

Unitrol Solution Control Brochure

Click on this document to download the Unitrol Solution Control Brochure.  This is a very large full color version of the brochure.  High speed connections only. (20MB)

Unitrol Option Technical Data Sheets

Be sure to check this document to be sure you get the proper QC options on your SOLUTION control. This helpful document gives detailed information about our most popular options to ensure you get the most out of your welding control. (techdata.PDF  247KB)

Soft Touch Flyer

This is the Soft Touch Sales Brochure. It is a nice overview of the Soft Touch Safety System in a single page. (Soft Touch Flyer1.pdf  1.5MB)

Soft Touch Demonstration Video

Download this video to see a demonstration of the Soft Touch system to prevent Electrode Pinch Point Injuries.  High Speed Connections only. (Unitrol Soft Touch.wmv  14MB)

Soft Touch Documents (US)

Soft Touch Documents (Canada)

Download this group of documents to get the whole story on the Unitrol Soft Touch System. This includes the Soft Touch Overview, Article, and OSHA sightings. (Soft Touch.pdf 438KB)(Canadian version 600K)

Soft Touch Selection Guide

See this guide to help you determine which style of soft touch you need. (Soft Touch Selection Sheet.pdf 91KB)

WARRANTY INFORMATION

Unitrol's 5-Year Limited Warranty

See the details on the only 5-Year Warranty on resistance welding controls in the industry.  (Control Warranty.PDF  93KB)

TECHNICAL PAPERS TO IMPROVE YOUR RESISTANCE WELDING

Influence of Water Temperature and Flow  on Electrode Life

This technical paper explains in detail how proper water cooling can dramatically improve weld strength and appearance. This paper also shows the importance of HEAT STEPPERS when welding galvanized metal. This information is a MUST for all resistance welding operations. (electrode.PDF 958 KB)

The Effect of Tip Force on Weld Quality and Electrode Life

This technical paper explains in detail the importance of TIP FORCE in the resistance welding process. Many quality control features are discussed as well. This often overlooked variable can make the difference between consistent high quality welds going to your customers or a high scrap rate going down the drain. (awspape2color.pdf 200 KB)

Cures for a Sick Spot Welding Machine*

If you've ever had a spot welder go down you know what chaos it can cause. This helpful "How To" can show you where to look, what to check, and how to test the components on your spot welder. These diagnostic tools can get you back up and welding fast. (diagnostics1.pdf  177 KB)

What You Don't Know About Spot Welding*

This document will show you many unusual and unique resistance welding applications from toasters to The Statue of Liberty. (what you dont know.pdf  189 KB)

Making Resistance Spot Welding Safer**

This article discusses areas of potential injury on spot welding machines and presents practical solutions. This article is a must read.  Don't let an unnecessary injury shut down your welding line. (welding journal safety article.pdf 615K)

WELDING SCHEDULES TO SET UP YOUR WELDERS

Single Phase Welding Schedules

Ever wonder how to know how much WELD TIME, PERCENT HEAT, or TIP FORCE to use on your welder? These welding schedules list the proper starting settings for your welding control for a variety of metals. (1phase.pdf  605 KB) 

Aluminum Welding Schedules for 3 Welders

These are welding schedules for use on 3 Frequency Converters & 3 D.C. Secondary Welders. These are schedules for the welding of aluminum alloys only. (3phase.pdf  79 KB)

FIELD CALIBRATION & TROUBLESHOOTING INSTRUCTIONS

Soft Touch Trouble Shooting Instructions

9180 Series Controls

Step by step instructions for trouble shooting & calibrating Unitrol's Soft Touch Sensor Boards. Board # 9180-TS1B  (For all 9180, 9180M,L,D type controls) (Soft Touch Trouble Shooting.pdf  22.4 KB) This is especially helpful if you are seeing "DETECT TIMEOUT" messages.  If you need help.

Pressure Transducer Field Calibration Instructions

Step by step instructions for calibrating Unitrol's Differential Pressure Transducer System. (Option 9181-05 or 9181-05C) (transducer1.pdf  678 KB)  If you need help.

Accustart Field Calibration Instructions

Step by step instructions for calibrating Unitrol's Accustart Differential Pressure Transducer System (Model 9580 or 9581)  (accustart_cal.pdf  105 KB)  If you need help.

Electronic Air Pressure Setting System Calibration

Step by step instructions for calibrating Unitrol's Electronic Air Pressure Setting System. (Option 9181-16) (EAP_Calibration.pdf  167 KB)  If you need help. 

Solution Secondary Current Calibration

9180 Controls with SC Software

SOLUTION controls are factory calibrated to match a Unitrol Standard. Unfortunately there is no practical traceable U.S. standard for calibration of non-sinusoidal AC current produced by a resistance welding machine. This document will allow you to use the special calibration feature included in this series control to match a separate or standalone weld checker. (Secondary Current Cal.pdf  25KB) If you need help.

Check SCR Message

9180 Series Controls

Step by step flow chart to diagnose the "CHECK SCR" message on the display of the 9180 Series Solution Controls. (9180 CHECK SCR flow chart.pdf 91KB)  If you need help.

Check SCR Message

9280 Series Controls

Step by step flow chart to diagnose the "CHECK SCR" message on the display of the 9280 Series Solution Controls. (9280 CHECK SCR flow chart.pdf 90KB)  If you need help.

CONTROL ENCLOSURE DIMENSIONAL DRAWING

Nema 4 Control Enclosures 

Dimensional drawing of Unitrol's Nema 4 enclosures  (Control NEMA-4 enclosures.pdf  71KB)

 

HOOKUP DRAWINGS AND SCHEMATICS FOR SOLUTION (9180 SERIES)

Solution Hook-up Diagram

9180 Type Controls

This hook-up diagram shows input/output wiring including initiation methods for proper hook up of Anti-tiedown initiation using mechanical palm buttons. Includes drawing for hooking up Non-Mechanical Touch Buttons. For use on 9180B-7 Power supply and I/O boards. (Solution Hookup.pdf  147 KB)

Solution LED Indicator Diagram

9180 Type Controls

This diagram shows each of the diagnostic LED lights on the 9180B-7 power supply and I/O board. It shows when they are supposed to be on or off and what they mean. (Solution LEDs.pdf 85 KB)

Solution Hook-up Diagram

9180M, 9180L, 9180D Type Controls

This hook-up diagram shows input wiring including initiation methods for proper hook up of Anti-tiedown initiation using mechanical palm buttons. Includes drawing for hooking up Non-Mechanical Touch Buttons. For use on 9180B-8 Power supply and I/O boards.  (Solution M Hookup.pdf  168 KB)

Solution LED Indicator Diagram

9180M, 9180L, 9180D Type Controls

This diagram shows each of the diagnostic LED lights on the 9180B-8 power supply and I/O board. It shows when they are supposed to be on or off and what they mean. (Solution M LEDs.pdf 85 KB)

HOOKUP DRAWINGS AND SCHEMATICS FOR SOLUTION-2 (9280 SERIES)

Solution-2 Hook-up Diagram

9280 Type Controls

This hook-up diagram shows input/output wiring including initiation methods for proper hook up of various initiation methods. Also drawings showing jumper positions, proximity switch inputs, and PLC interfaces. For use on the 9280B-4 Power Supply and I/O Board. (Solution_2 Hookup.pdf  805 KB)

Solution-2 LED Indicator Diagram

9280 Type Controls

This diagram shows each of the diagnostic LED lights on the 9280B-4 Power Supply and I/O Board, 9280F-2 Multi-SCR Firing Board, 9280V8-2 Multi-Valve Driver Board, and 9280TR-2 Multi-Transducer Multiplexer Board. It shows when the LEDs are supposed to be on or off and what they mean. (Solution_2 LEDs.pdf 317 KB)

Solution-2 LED Indicator Diagram

9280M, 9280L, 9280D Type Controls

This diagram shows each of the diagnostic LED lights on the 9280MB-4A Power Supply and I/O Board, 9280F-2 Multi-SCR Firing Board, 9280V8-2 Multi-Valve Driver Board, and 9280TR-2 Multi-Transducer Multiplexer Board. It shows when the LEDs are supposed to be on or off and what they mean. (Solution 2M_ LED.pdf 332 KB)

HOOKUP DRAWINGS AND SCHEMATICS FOR SIMPLICITY (9160 SERIES)

Simplicity Hook-up Diagram

9160 Type Controls

This hook-up diagram shows input/output wiring including initiation methods for proper hook up of various initiation methods. For use on the 9160-M Board. (Simplicity Hookup.pdf  61 KB)

HOOKUP DRAWINGS FOR ACCUSTART (9580 SERIES)

Accustart Hook-up Diagram

Stand-Alone Pressure Sensor

This hook-up diagram shows input/output wiring the Accustart. Includes plumbing drawing.. (Accustart Hookup.pdf  12 KB)

HOOKUP DRAWINGS FOR FIRE'N MODULE (9190 SERIES)

Fire'n Module Hook-up Diagram

9190 Type Controls

This hook-up diagram shows input/output wiring including initiation For use on the 9190-2 Board. (Firen Module Hookup.pdf  44 KB)

DIMENSIONAL DRAWINGS FOR UNITROL WATER CHILLERS

Chiller Dimensional Drawings

8015-8301 Chillers

These drawings show the footprints and dimensions of the Unitrol Line of Water Chillers. (Chiller Dimensions.pdf 105KB)  

 

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*These articles reprinted with permission from Practical Welding Today, Copyright 2001 by The Croydon Group, Ltd., Rockford Illinois USA  http://www.thefabricator.com
**This article reprinted with permission from the Welding Journal, May 2007; copyright American Welding Society, Miami Florida USA http://www.aws.org
 
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