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how can i weld aluminum?

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  • how can i weld aluminum?

    my father has a miller 175 mig machine. he needs to buy a spool gun, and whatever box. what does he need to set his machine up with aluminum welding.

    ps. i told him he dosnt need it cause he dosnt weld, and i have a lincoln square wave 255 sitting in the garage.....

    stubbern dads, what can ya

    thanks Joe

  • #2
    MIG needs a special spool gun. Not always cheap.
    MIG can also be an iffy weld if not done properly.
    TIG is best but much slower. (A/C balanced w/ hi-freq)


    • #3
      Needs Argon and a spool gun.
      Lincoln Vantage 400
      Trailblazer® 302 Air Pak™

      Miller Dynasty® 350
      Millermatic 350P Aluminum
      Millermatic® 252
      Syncrowave 351
      Lincoln LN-25 Pro

      Multimatic™ 200

      XR-Aluma Pro Gun
      Diversion™ 180

      Spectrum® 625 X-TREME™

      Thermal Dynamics® Cutmaster® 52
      Victor Oxy/Acetylene Set


      • #4
        If it is a Millermatic 175 you will need,
        1)Spoolmate 3035 195016
        2)SGA-100 043856
        3)4043 .030 wire
        4)straight argon