Inverter equipment

Introductory part

Regulation on service centres of "Paton" inverter equipment.

At the purchase of inverter equipment, productions of The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute you get reliable and quality service support in a warranty and post warranty period.

Repair of inverter equipment of TM “Paton” produced only on the base of our Enterprise, by the specialized subdivision is the Service centre "Paton". Advantages of the Service centre "Paton" it is been: competence of personnel, use of quality awaiting-parts and components, operationability of implementation of works.

Opening hours and contacts of Service Center

Opening times:

Monday - Thursday from 7.30 to 16.30
Friday from 7.30 to 15.30
Lunch from 12.00 to 12.30
Weekend: Saturday - Sunday
e-mail: service@paton.ua
tel. / fax. 66 0800 3000 (press digit 2), 38 (044) 259 4000,
Address: Kiev, str. Novopirogovskaya, 66, 2nd Floor

Warranty

Basic Warranty Period is:

  • welding inverters on the series S and P 5 years. (Except for models TIG -120S DCMMA / TIG - 3 years)

  • welding inverters on the E-Series - 5 years

  • devices for inverter air plasma cutting machine series S - 1 year.

The Executor of any warranty of The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute at this time is the only service center "Paton".

The beginning of calculating of the basic warranty period is the date of sale of inverter equipment to end customers.

Upon the sale of equipment of TM "PATON" employee of The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute or the authorized representative of trading partners are required to make to the relevant page of the passport system, a mark that includes:

  • the date of sale

  • The name of the settlement, where the unit was sold

  • The name of the organization or business entity who sold the unit

  • signature of the person in charge of the trade organization, including, indicating his full name (required)

  • wet seal of Trade Organization (required) over the date of sale.

During the warranty period, the main manufacturer is obligated, free of charge for the proprietor of inverter equipment ТМ “Paton" (S, P and E series):

  • to provide delivery in the Service center and reverse dispatch (the action of service has limitations, see. farther in the text)

  • to produce diagnostics and educe reason of breakage

  • to provide necessary for implementation of repair knots and elements

  • to conduct works on replacement of out-of-commission elements and knots

  • to conduct testing of the repaired equipment.

Service center "Paton" provides a guarantee for the repair of the equipment with the basic warranty expired. This warranty is an additional warranty. The term of additional guarantee makes from one to three months depending on breakage. The term of additional guarantee may be extended if to its completion the before removed disrepair became reason of new breakage of the negatron, if other disrepair became reason of breakage, in parallel an additional guarantee is given on new repair.

The term of action of additional guarantee is set by the Service center “Paton”, it is entered in the internal register of additional guarantees and specified in the passport of unit at his presence.

An additional guarantee spreads both to work on debugging and on transferable elements and knots. The term of additional guarantee is calculated from the moment of drafting the act of the executed works by the Service center "Paton”.

Terms at that a basic guarantee does not operate or has limitations.

Basic warranties do not apply with:

  • Mechanical damage affected the availability of the device (deformation body parts and in consequence of a fall or drop heavy objects on the equipment, loss of pins and connectors)

  • Traces of corrosion that caused the fault condition,

  • The failed because of the impact on its power and electronic elements abundant moisture,

  • The failed due to the accumulation of conductive dust inside (coal dust, metal chips, etc.),

  • In case of attempting to repair its nodes and / or replacement of electronic components,

  • In case of dissection of corps at presence of stopping (In default of stopping once on six months, clean internal parts and components with compressed air when removing the protective box in order to avoid exit of the unit system on the equipment. Cleaning should be carried out carefully, keeping the compressor hose at a sufficient distance to avoid damage to the soldering of electronic components and mechanical parts).

Also, the basic warranty does not apply to defective external elements of equipment that exposed to physical contact and the attendant / supplies:

  • Pins on and off,

  • Knobs of the welding parameters,

  • Cabling connectors and sleeves,

  • Connectors management

  • The power cable and power plug,

  • Carrying handle, shoulder strap, carrying case,

  • Electrode holder, earth clamp, burners, bayonet connectors, welding cable, hose.

The manufacturer reserves the right to refuse to provide warranty repairs, or set as the date for the commencement of the warranty a month and year of the machine (set by serial number):

  • In case of loss of the passport holder,

  • In the absence of a correct or even any passport fill the seller in the sale of the machine,

  • In the absence of a serial number on the machine manufacturer reserves the full right to refuse warranty service.

  • The warranty period is extended for the period of the warranty service machine to the service center.

If there is no serial number on the unit, manufacturer reserves the full right to refuse warranty service.

Delivery of inverter equipment in Service Center

Owner of the faulty equipment can independently deliver it to the Service Center or use the services of courier services.

If the action of basic warranty obligations spreads to the inventor, delivery in service center is carried out at the expense of producers, within 1 year from the date of sailing the unit to the final buyer. This condition applies to welders’ series E, S, P and air plasma cutting equipment. Delivery is performed only by express companies Nova Poshta or Delivery.

Delivery by the Nova Poshta is carried out "to the door" to the address: 03045, Kyiv, Novopirogovskaya Str., 66, the recipient: The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute.

Delivery by Delivery Service: 11 office in Kiev, the recipient: The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute.

If the inverter operates an additional warranty, the manufacturer compensates the the cost of sending in service center when leaving the machine fails for the same reason, which previously served as the basis for providing additional guarantees to the owner. Upon expiration of the free delivery, shipping equipment service center is carried out at the expense of the owner.

On expiration of terms of free delivery, the dispatch of equipment in the Service center comes true due to facilities of proprietor.

The owner of defective equipment is obligated to ensure the delivery of equipment to the service center "PATON", regardless of the condition of the equipment extends free delivery or non-free delivery, when he is handling to the courier company. The manufacturer does not provide an independent delivery to Equipment Service Center from the warehouses of courier services, or other places.

Before sending the defective equipment by courier service, owner should contact the service center "PATON" and agree on acceptance. Also, the owner of the faulty unit shall provide a written application to Service Centre for repair work; inform the way of sending the contract and the invoice, if not warrantee repair. After sending the unit, the owner is contacted by telephone with the service center and reports the number of delivering declaration.

Also, the owner of the faulty inverter equipment which is covered by the validity of the basic warranty may apply to the nearest trading partners of The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute for help in organizing the sending of equipment in Service Centre "Paton" (in this case the term of delivery device may be increased to 1-2 days).

Warranty repair

The act of reclamation is drawn up at entering the warranty inverter unit containing the entire identified problem, the list of necessary work and necessary details to Service Centre “Paton”.

The term of repair of inverter equipment which is covered under warranty, it is no more than 2 business days from the date of delivery of the unit to the Service Centre. If the service engineer assesses the period of repair welding unit in the longer term, it should contact the owner and agreed with them duration of the repairs. If the period of repair work it is impossible to reconcile, Service Center reserves the right to return the unit to the owner, in the case of sending the unit by courier delivering is done at the expense of the owner.

We ask to pay attention: If as a result of diagnostics of warranty unit was not educed to the actual or potentially possible disrepair, all sending is paid delivery service due to Customer. Also the customer paid for working of the Service Center for diagnostics and determination of reasons of breakage, the cost of works makes a from 100 to 300 UAH. he unit returned to the buyer after payment of that amount.

Execution of non- warranty repairing

The act of reclamation is drawn up at entering the warranty inverter unit containing the entire identified problem, the list of necessary work and necessary details and their cost to Service Centre “Paton”.

On the basis of act of reclamation prepared the complaint by the Service Centre and the owner of the equipment. Account for payment of repairs is exposed on the basis of the contract. The agreement and the bill passed the unit owner in advance agreed manner.

Repairing of the unit Repairs to the machine, is only available after transfer of funds to the bank account of the Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute. Term of the repairing work is no more than 2 business days from the date of transfer of funds to the account The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute.

If the service engineer assesses the period of repair welding unit in the longer term, it should contact the owner and agreed with them during the repairs. If the period of repair work it is impossible to reconcile Service Centre reserves the right to return the unit owner. In this case, the owner pays for the faulty device service centers for the diagnosis and determines the cause of failure. Payment is made on the basis of the invoice, the cost of work from 100 to 300 UAH.

The return of the not repaired carried out after the payment account of the diagnosis in the case of sending the unit by courier shipping is done at the expense of the owner.

Sending of repaired equipment

After completion of the repair, Service Center employee informs the owner of the machine is ready.

In case of necessity sending of the unit, the employee of the Service Center agrees about a delivery service date of dispatch and place of delivery of equipment, and also specifies information about a recipient (name of enterprise/of company or full name of recipient) and telephone number.

If the action of basic warranty obligations spreads to the inventor, delivery in service center is carried out at the expense of producers, within 1 year from the date of sailing the unit to the final buyer. This condition applies to welders’ series E, S, P and air plasma cutting equipment. Delivery is performed only by express companies Nova Poshta or CAT.

During the term of the warranty, manufacturer will cover the additional dispatch of the repaired unit to owner at their own expense in detecting damage, which previously was the reason for the provision of the current additional warranty.

Beyond the expiration of free delivery, shipping equipment from the Service Center is carried out at the expense of the owner.

During the period of validity of the conditions of free delivery Manufacturer undertakes to ensure delivery, by courier services, to any place specified by the owner of the equipment in Ukraine.

The dispatch of equipment the terms of free delivery do not spread to that is possible with bringing in of any comfortable for his proprietor delivery service on condition that a dispatch will come true from the Service center " Paton". Otherwise the Service center is reserved by a right for the choice of delivery service on the discretion.

Marks and documents confirming the repair

In the passport of unit to that the action of basic warranty obligations  spreads the Service center " Paton" puts a mark about the executed works.

A mark includes:

  • pointing the reason of breakage

  • expiration of repairing date

  • mark warranty  or not warranty repair

  • a signature of employee of service center, testing vehicles after repair

  • wet printing of the Service center,

The proprietor of the unit has a right to inquire from the Service center the act of reclamation that is made at the receipt of vehicle.

At a return from the Service center of warranty unit in that it was not educed disrepairs, given:

  • an act of the executed works with the wet printing, made on the basis of act of reclamation

  • an original of account (if necessary).

On the equipment, which is not extends the validity of the basic guarantees of Service Centers:

  • provide a certificate of completion from Wet Seal, drawn up by an act of complaint

  • provide the original invoice (if applicable)

  • a passport is the mark, which shall include: the reason for failure, the period of the extended warranty, put a wet seal and signature of the service center, the testing apparatus after repair.

We ask to pay attention: For repair in the Service center “Paton" inverter equipment, whose obligatory warranty period elapsed, a grant of passport on a vehicle was not obligatory. A service center "Paton" conducts the register of additional warranty obligations conducts.

Return and replacement of inverter equipment

Within 14 days, Buyer may return unit to the manufacturer without justification the reasons for return. The manufacturer is obliged to return money spent in the provision of the service center "PATON" to the buyer, conclusions about the absence of traces of use and damage associated with the transportation of sloppy-storage device. Delivery of the unit to the manufacturer paid by the Buyer.

In case of refusal by the manufacturer to return the money to the Buyer the return is paid by the Buyer.

If within three months from the date of purchase, inverter unit was more than three times on the warranty repair, the buyer has the right to demand replacement of the unit for the same or refund.

Before deciding on the replacement of unit or refund funds Service Centre prepares an opinion on manufacturing defects that cannot be eliminated by his efforts. On the basis of this conclusion made decision on satisfaction of requirement of Customer. All sending, including monetary resources, is paid by manufacturer.

The contract for the annual servicing

The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute ready to offer to the enterprises, prepossessing the large park of equipment ТМ " Paton", to conclude a treaty on annual service.

Service of vehicles on the basis of agreement is now conducted only on the base of the Service Centre " Paton".

The conclusion of treaty on annual service will allow:

  • to avoid the outage of equipment welding to consumers due to a prophylaxis and premature exposure of possible reasons of breakage, will promote reliability of equipment in a long-term period and quality of implementation of welding works.

  • The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute more qualitative approach to the organization of service of its clients, to plan work schedule and content of the service technician to service spare parts warehouse, which will help reduce the cost of repairs to the Client.

Education and commissioning

The Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute ready offer businesses and organizations who purchase an inverter equipment TM "PATON", to carry out commissioning and training of the Buyer in his manufacturing or construction sites.

Application for training and commissioning works on the manager served Buyer the Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute responsible for the sale of products TM "PATON" to the purchaser.

The application shall include:

  • The name of the Purchaser

  • The name of the region and municipality where the buyer

  • the time, date and number of days of service (further agreed to schedule downloads Service Centre "PATON")

  • the name and amount of equipment TM "PATON"

  • the number and skill level of employees trained

  • tasks for which the equipment is intended bought

  • production and technical conditions in which the equipment works, the natural conditions.

The manager of the Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute sends a request to the Service Centre "PATON", which is prepared calculation sheet for the provision of services.

Based on the calculation sheet manager prepares a quotation for the buyer. Upon receipt of the consent of the Buyer for the costs of training and commissioning works, the legal department of the Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute is preparing an agreement with an indication of the cost of services provided. On the basis of the contract invoice is issued.

After paying the bill, experts of  the Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the E.O Paton Electric Welding Institute go to the Purchaser within the time specified in the contract. Upon completion of training and commissioning of the Purchaser issued certificate of completion.

 

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