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Miller Introduces Highly Efficient, Industry-First Induction Technology for Preheating in Rolled Pipe Welding Applications

December 18th, 2014

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the ProHeat™ 35 Rolling Inductor — a highly efficient, industry-first induction technology for preheating in rolled pipe welding applications. When connected to the Miller ProHeat 35 induction heating power source, this system provides pipe fabrication shops with increased productivity, improved safety and consistency in heating.

Learn More

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Download New Apps from Miller

December 18th, 2014

Download the new welding process fundamentals apps from Miller for TIG, MIG or Stick welding. Available FREE via the iPhone/iPad app store, you’ll find easy-to-reference information including history, general definitions, applications, advantages, system requirements, positions, electrode selection, arc starting methods, troubleshooting and more.

For more information, visit MillerWelds.com/mobile.

 

Give the Gift of Blue this Holiday Season — Shop the Miller® Online Store

November 26th, 2014

This holiday season, Miller® Online Store customers can give the gift of Blue while taking advantage of special offers. Today through December 31, 2014, customers will receive free ground shipping on purchases of $50 and more and a free gift with purchase coinciding with the total amount spent:

 

  • Free hat with purchase of $50 – $249
  • Free $25 Online Store gift card with purchase of $250 – $499
  • Free $50 Online Store gift card with purchases of $500 and more

The customer is only eligible for one of the gifts above per purchase. Miller Online Store gift card purchases do not count towards the minimum purchase amount.

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Shopping at the Miller Online Store is hassle free. Purchases made between December 15 and 19 are guaranteed to arrive by December 24 with no minimum purchase required and the extended holiday return policy makes it easy to return any Miller Online Store purchase made November 3, 2014, through December 31, 2014. View full terms and conditions.

Products featured in the Miller Online Store are designed for home hobbyists, metal artists and auto enthusiasts and include the Millermatic® Auto-Set™ MIG welders, Diversion™ TIG welders and Spectrum® X-TREME™ Plasma cutters. Also available for purchase are auto-darkening helmets, safety apparel and other accessories such as filler metals and gun and helmet consumables.

Those interested can enroll in the Miller Online Store mailing list for the latest news at store.MillerWelds.com.

Miller Releases Blue Flame™ and Hot Rod Garage™ Helmet Graphics

November 18th, 2014

Available November 3, 2014, Miller has released new helmet graphics to the Digital Elite™ Series Helmet line up: Blue Flame™ and Hot Rod Garage™. 

These helmets include the following features:

  • 22 sq. in. viewing area
  • Digital controls allow user to easily adjust mode and settings
  • Four operating modes — Weld, Cut, Grind and X-Mode™
  • Four arc sensors for superior lens response
  • Auto-On/Off power control triggers lens at the strike of an arc

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New Millermatic® 190 and 141 MIG Welders Offer Improved Portability, Ease-of-Use and Arc Performance

November 13th, 2014
Built for light fabrication, maintenance and repair, auto body and farm and home applications, the new MIG and Flux-Cored-capable Millermatic® 190 and Millermatic 141 MIG welders (replacing the Millermatic 180 Auto-Set™ and Millermatic 140 Auto-Set MIG welder models) offer personal users improved portability, ease-of-use and arc performance.
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Introduced by Miller Electric Mfg. Co., the Millermatic 190 with 240 volts of input power welds material from 24 gauge to 5/16-inch-thick in a single pass — the highest output in its class — and has a 40 percent duty cycle, a 10 percent increase over the previous model. The Millermatic 141 with 120 volts of input power welds material from 24 gauge to 3/16-inch-thick in a single pass.A smaller and shorter, newly redesigned case platform featuring more ergonomic handles increases portability — both models integrate front and rear steel-backed plastic handles and a third die-cast center handle for easy transport.
Watch Miller MIG product manager Ben Romenesko walk through machine features and benefits in these videos and also visit the  product pages below.

Miller Releases New Cat® Helmets

November 3rd, 2014

Designed for the Cat® enthusiast, the new Digital Performance™ Series Cat – 1st Edition (#268739) and Digital Elite™ Series Cat – 1st Edition(#268618) helmets released by Miller Electric Mfg. Co. stand out with attention-getting graphics.

 

Cat_Helmets-01_THUMBBoth models feature aluminum heat shields to protect the lenses during high-amperage welding and convenient quick-release front cover lens holders.

 

To learn more, visit MillerWelds.com.

 

 

Attend Miller-hosted Welding Seminars at SEMA and PRI

October 9th, 2014

Visitors to Miller booth #24113 at SEMA can explore and test the latest products —many with show specials — and get questions answered during presentations addressing welding in the home garage and welding with aluminum.

Miller will present these 20-minute solutions-based seminars live from the booth at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5 and Thursday, Nov. 6. Following each presentation and subsequent Q&A period, attendees can see and try any products referenced right from within the booth and also access more in-depth videos via the SEMA playlist on the Miller YouTube channel and other product resources at MillerWelds.com.

Topics addressed will include:

  • 10 a.m. — Welding in Your Home Garage: products key to versatility and portability
  • 2 p.m.— Welding with Aluminum: the best process for your specific applications

Free hats will be awarded to guests that attend and stay through the duration of the presentation

Miller will also host these seminars from PRI, held Dec. 11-13, 2014, at the Indiana Convention Center. Stay tuned more information on dates and times.

Save $70 on Digital Elite and $40 on Digital Performance Series Helmets

September 24th, 2014

Digital Elite & Digital Performance Series Helmet Rebate – Save up to $70!

Receive a $70 rebate on any Digital Elite Series helmet or a $40 rebate on any Digital Performance Series helmet purchase via mail-in-rebate. Limited Time Offer! From now through December 31, 2014.

Download the rebate form here: http://www.millerwelds.com/pdf/HelmetRebateFlyer_Form.pdf

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Miller Expands Proportional Gas Mixer line

September 11th, 2014
Miller has expanded its Proportional Gas Mixers to include Argon Helium, Argon Hydrogen and Argon Oxygen gas mixers. The mixers are designed to precisely combine gases, as well as eliminate the stratification of gases after sitting for long periods of time. Proportional gas mixers reduce setup time, reduce costs associated with pre-mixed gases and reduce the number of cylinders stored in the facility. No electricity is required, and a simple interface allows for easy operation and training.

Key Considerations for Welding on the Farm

August 18th, 2014

Ron Brooks oversees a large farming enterprise where timely equipment fabrication and repairs can be critical to keep things running smoothly — both in the shop or out in the field. Portability, versatility and ease of use top his list of desired qualities in a welder for these necessary applications.

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