Buy now, the Build with Blue rebate program ends Aug. 31, 2013. Receive 5 percent off select Miller equipment. With an additional purchase of $150 in Miller or Hobart products, customers are eligible to receive 15 percent off select Miller equipment. Don’t forget, the Bobcat™ 225 welder/generator is now part of the program but is not eligible for the 15 percent (only the five percent) rebate.
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The Auto-Set feature on many of the Millermatic® MIG welders makes setting up a MIG machine very easy for the novice welder, but can help the experienced welder, as well. Most experienced welders have no problem grabbing a piece of scrap and laying a few practice beads to dial their MIG machine to the exact parameters that work in their application. That may be necessary if you’re welding an intricate project, but if you’re not, it may be more valuable to save the time and scrap material and just use Auto-Set. Simply use the dial to set your wire diameter and material thickness — parameters you already know.
The Auto-Set feature gives you one knob to adjust to easily adjust to any thickness or joint configuration. It detects what material thickness you have selected and adjust your parameters accordingly. Auto-Set is very similar to the synergic MIG feature you see on some of the industrial equipment. The convenience is being able to adjust parameters with a single knob. You can think of the single knob as a heat knob that makes the weld hotter or colder. Auto-Set offers the operator six to nine preset parameters that correlate to different material thicknesses the machine is capable of welding. For example, if you’re welding two pieces of 14 ga material and you feel the parameter is too cold, bump the material thickness knob up to 1/8” for a hotter parameter.
We often hear comments that a welder can optimize their parameters manually. While that is possible, there are so many variables (input voltage, wire brand, welding technique, etc) that go into setting a parameter that a perfect parameter takes time to achieve , and thus may not always make sense.
Here are some common applications where Auto-Set can make you more efficient:
- Simple everyday repairs
- Time sensitive repairs (ex. race repair)
- Projects that involve multiple material thicknesses
- Projects that require welding in multiple positions
Auto-Set can’t adapt to the preference of each operator, but it will give a very good starting parameter that is much faster and easier to set. Next time you have a quick weld to make, give Auto-Set a try and save yourself some time and material.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has added a hard hat option to its current Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) line. The hard hat is paired with Titanium Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets, which feature exclusive InfoTrack™ digital lens technology. Read more about the new PAPR with Hard-Hat.
The job options on graduation day are numerous for graduates of North Dakota State College of Science. Employers from the western oil fields, to manufacturers in Minneapolis to the east, are making offers to the new graduates. Find out what the welding program coordinators are doing to keep up with the demand at its two North Dakota welding labs.
Ready to tackle that stainless steel project out in the garage? Miller Marketing Manager John Swartz discusses important factors for stainless steel filler metal and shielding gas selection in the video below. Also, follow the link below for a handy stainless steel filler metal selection cheat sheet.
Customers can save up to 15 percent on select list of equipment, available for limited time
Miller has unveiled the Build with Blue™ rebate promotion. From March 1 through May 31, 2013, customers are eligible to receive a 5 percent rebate with purchase from a select list of Miller equipment. Those spending an additional $150 on any Miller or Hobart® products in the same transaction are eligible to receive a 15 percent rebate (as opposed to the 5 percent).
For a list of eligible equipment or more information on the Build with Blue rebate promotion, customers can visit their local distributor or MillerWelds.com/
New advances in engine-driven welder/generator technology help contractors at Lambeau field run more efficiently and save resources. Reduce fuel use, extend run times, reduce noise and improve cold weather Performance are all a part of the package.
Miller Welders was back in full force at the 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers (held Feb. 3-8, 2013), the toughest off-road race combining rock crawling and desert racing, set in Johnson Valley, Calif.
Along with partners Blue Torch Fabworks (BTF) and The Fab School, Miller Welders provided weld support, assisting drivers with repair and offering up a variety of Miller equipment and Arc Armor® welding protection free for use. Hands-on demonstrations were also available along with a special “ladies only” hands-on welding event. Read our recap and see our 2013 KOH videos here!