Emergency Prep - MillerWelds

Emergency Prep

When you need power, we provide the source.

Emergency generator backup power or for every-day use. Miller® Blue Star®, Bobcat™, and Trailblazer® welder/generators supply up to 12,000 watts of usable peak power.

Top reasons to buy a welder/generator:

  • Includes a welder to do your own welding repairs
  • Generates up to 12,000 watts of Accu-Rated™ — not inflated — generator power
  • Built to the highest standards and has a three-year warranty
  • Features fuel-efficient engines and up to 12-gallon tanks for longer runtime


Keep Home

Power Work
Shed & Garage

Construction or

How Much Generator Power Do You Need?

The amount of generator power you need depends on your power requirements — how many watts the items you plan to power require. Generally, a higher-wattage generator lets you power more items at once. Follow the steps below to determine the size of generator you need.

  1. Identify your power requirements for common tools and appliances.
    Refer to our Wattage Reference Guide [PDF]
  2. Calculate total running and starting watts needed to run multiple items at the same time.
    Complete the Generator Power Worksheet [PDF]
  3. Answer further questions on topics such as safety, grounding your generator or selecting the proper length of extension cords, etc.
    Read our reference guide Generator Power Application Guide [PDF]

View Miller Emergency Preparation Brochure [PDF]