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Aerospace

Dynasty 210/DX Tig Power Sources, The industry's most flexible AC/DC TIG/stick machines. Learn More
Dynasty 280/DX TIG Power Source, Weld up to 3/8-inch material with a 52-pound machine. Learn More.
Automation Solutions, Maximize quality, efficiency and productivity. Learn More.
Dynasty 400 TIG Power Source Superior performance with total AC arc-shaping capabilities. Learn More.
Dynasty 800 TIG Power Source Total arc control and big power: welds up to 1-inch aluminum. Learn More.

Get the Precision Welding Solutions Your Operation Deserves

Aerospace welding must be precise. Equipment that can’t deliver high arc quality or handle advanced materials has no place in your operation. Miller shares your dedication to structural and aesthetic perfection. Our broad welding portfolio includes TIG, automation and laser solutions — backed by dedicated specialists who will help you create a solution that’s perfect for your precision welding.

Aerospace Knowledge Center

4 Common Challenges to Address Before Automating the Welding Operation

For first-time users, welding automation can seem intimidating. When making the investment, it is important to plan the purchase carefully and to implement some best practices in order to achieve the best results. Starting out with simple equipment, getting the appropriate buy-in, and analyzing part volume and workflow are all critical.
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Chandler Equipment Gains Unexpected Benefits from Fume Extractors, Years After Installation

Arkansas-based Chandler Equipment continues to reduce maintenance time and costs with its FILTAIR® centralized fume extractions systems from Miller. Two and a half years have passed since investing in the systems and the company still hasn't needed to change the filters — plus they continue to experience significant fume reduction. 
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7 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Welding Information Management Solution

Welding information management solutions can help companies address pain points by offering effective training, increasing productivity, reducing costs, enforcing proper weld sequence and preventing missed welds — among other benefits. Before making the investment, however, it is important to ask some key questions to ensure the best results.
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Wireless Foot Controls Can Benefit Productivity, Quality in TIG Welding

Wireless foot controls can help improve operator comfort when TIG welding, leading to better quality and productivity. The lack of control cords also reduces clutter on the shop floor for greater safety.
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Welding Robots Can Offer Benefits for Smaller Shops

Robotic welding is no longer just for large manufacturers. See how smaller shops are taking advantage of welding robots.
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K-zell Metals Diversifies with Pre-Engineered Robotic Welding Cells; Achieves Faster Part Start-up, Increased Throughput, Production Efficiencies

Fabrication/contract manufacturing business is able to bid and plan work more aggressively due to increased capabilities and automation flexibility.
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Next Generation Welding Helmets Offer Benefits for Operator Comfort and Productivity

Having the best possible helmet for the job can reduce workplace injuries and discomfort — and allows an operator to weld for longer.
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Automation Increases Company's Productivity and Workforce

Training first-time users of welding automation at Kenosha Metal Products helped ensure success using the Miller robotic welding cells.

K-zell Metals Makes the Case for Robotic Welding

K-zell Metals discusses the advantages of robotic welding with PerformArc pre-engineered weld cells.

Ariens Improves Quality, Productivity with Robotic Welding

Ariens Corporation increased productivity by 25 percent by implementing PerformArc® pre-engineered robotic welding cells, while also improving quality by approximately 94 percent on the outdoor equipment they build.

K-zell Metals Discusses Offline Programming for Robotic Welding

K-Zell metals discusses the benefits of offline programming in robotic welding applications.

Insight Welding Intelligence™ Drives Continuous Improvements

Miller-exclusive Insight Welding Intelligence solutions transform data into actionable information.

Quick Tip: When to Choose Welding Automation

Do you have parts that are highly repeatable, in high volumes with good fit-up? If yes, automation might be a good fit for you.

Offline Desktop Modeling and Simulation for Robotic Welding by Miller Welding Automation

Andrew, an offline programming specialist with Miller Welding Automation, demonstrates offline programming of an MWA welding cell.

Maximizing Success for New Automation

At FABTECH 2015 in Chicago, David discusses what to consider before investing in welding automation, including how to understand improvements in productivity.

Implementing Automation for the First Time

Automation can offer productivity, quality and cost improvements to the welding operation, along with providing a competitive edge.

Miller TIG Welder Feature - Auto Crater

Auto-Crater allows time for addition of filler to crater, and eliminates unwanted arc strikes outside the weld area for better weld finishes.

TIG Welding: Tungsten Selection and Preparation

Learn about the different types of tungsten, which diameters to use and how to properly prepare your tungsten to get the best TIG results.

Miller Insight Core: How to Turn Data into Dollars

Learn the process of arc data monitoring and the collection of welding information with the new Insight Core.

TIG Welding Cost Savings with Wireless Remote Foot Control

Four fabricators discuss how simply eliminating the cord from the TIG remote pedal substantially reduces operating costs, including replacement costs and associated downtime.

Miller Dynasty TIG Welding Power Sources: No Compromises

Miller Dynasty TIG welding power sources have versatile operating parameters for strong, precise, beautiful welds.

ZoneFlow Fume Extraction Technology: Wide Fume Capture Zone

Get a weld fume capture zone that’s up to three times larger than traditional fume extraction systems.

Miller Feature - Fan-On-Demand

Miller's Fan-On-Demand feature means the fan only comes on if the thermostat senses the need for it. It helps keep the machine clean and in good operating condition.

Miller Thermal Overload Protection Feature

Learn how internal components are protected by thermal overload protection which shuts down the unit if duty cycle is exceeded.

Using Your Miller Supplied Air Respirator (SAR)

Learn how to properly use and maintain your SAR system to stay compliant keep it in good condition.

Using Your Miller Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR)

Learn how to properly use and maintain your PAPR system stay compliant and keep it in good condition.

Dynasty 350 Control Panel Overview

Learn the front panel control features and recommended settings for the Dynasty 350.

Dynasty 350 Power Source Set Up

Learn how to hook-up and prepare your new Dynasty 350 to weld.

Miller Dynasty 350 TIG Welder Power Source Set Up

Selecting the Proper Filler Metal for Aluminum

Tips to determine the appropriate filler metal for your aluminum alloy, including examples of applications and the right filler metal to use for those applications.

FABTECH 2013: Tony Anderson on the Importance of Selecting the Right Aluminum Filler Metal

Tony Anderson, director of aluminum technology, ITW Welding North America, discusses why it is important to select the right aluminum filler material and what criteria to make the correct selection.

Pulse TIG Welding Explained

Improve your weld puddle control by using the Pulser function on the Miller Dynasty and Maxstar TIG welders.

Benefits of Faster Pulsed DC TIG Welding Rates with Inverter Technology

Miller Welding Engineer Mark Kadlec discusses the differences between Pulsed DC TIG welding at faster and lower pulsing rates.

Postflow when TIG Welding

Learn about the value of postflow and what to look for if postflow is not set properly. Without proper settings the tungsten and even the weld could become contaminated.

Aluminum TIG Welding: AC Balance Explained

Proper AC Balance settings are critical to weld performance, quality, and tungsten life when TIG Welding.

Proper Cleaning Techniques Tied with Balance Control

Miller welding engineer explains how balance control can be adjusted based on the cleaning prior to welding. Having a clean surface allows you to increase your balance control.

Applications for AC Frequency Adjustments

Learn when to use a low frequency setting versus when to use a high frequency setting.

Pulsing with TIG

Miller Welding Engineer Zack Erndt explains the benefits of using pulse when TIG welding and talks about applications where low and high pulses per second can be used.

Setup and Use of Miller Pulsing Control Features

Learn how to set up and use the Miller pulse feature as well as how making minor adjustments will allow you to better create distinct ripple patterns.

Tungsten Size Selection for Miller Dynasty and Maxstar Product Line

Miller Weld Technician Mark Kadlec demonstrates how to select the appropriate tungsten size for the Dynasty® and Maxstar® TIG welders.

Using Balance Control for Controlling Oxides vs Cleaning Material

Miller Weld Technician explains the difference between using the balance control for the removal of oxides vs using proper materials.

Using the Miller Balance Control Feature

Miller Weld Technician Mark Kadlec demonstrates the Miller balance control feature and provides instructions for proper use.

Using the Miller Pulse Feature

Pulsing allows you to alternate between a high and low current to control heat input into a part on a given material. The main benefit of pulsing is control.

Maxstar® 210 Product Overview

The Maxstar® 210 STR model provides basic functionality, the base model features HF and basic pulse, and the DX model offers ultimate adjustability.

Maxstar® 280 Product Overview

Miller’s Maxstar® 280 is a DC TIG/stick welder rated for ¼” material in a compact, portable design.

Maxstar® 400 Product Overview

The Maxstar® 400 is a DC TIG/stick welder that can weld up to 5/8” material. It is one of the largest output welders in its class.

Advance Function Overview Dynasty 350

Learn how to access the advance function menu and settings of your Dynasty 350.

Dynasty® 210 Product Overview

Miller’s Dynasty® 210 is a portable AC/DC TIG and stick capable power source rated for ¼” thick material.

Dynasty® 280 Product Overview

The Dynasty® 280 is a powerful combination of capability and portability. Weighing only 52 lbs, it can weld up to 3/8" material.

Dynasty® 400 Product Overview

Dynasty® 400 provides pulse, balance, and frequency adjustments, AND allows for changing of waveshape and independent amp adjustment.

Tips for TIG Welding Aluminum with the Dynasty 210 TIG welder

Andy Weyenberg addresses challenges with TIG welding aluminum, and the applications where the process is preferred.

Dynasty® 210 DX Offers Portable, Versatile Solution for TIG Welding

The Dynasty® 210 DX delivers up to 210 amps of output power and includes upgrade flexibility, all in a portable package.

GTAW Welding in Aerospace Applications at FABTECH 2010

Williams described capabilities of TIG inverters: arc start controls, high speed DC pulsing controls and advanced AC wave shaping.

AC TIG Welding Balance and Frequency at SEMA 2009

Miller motorsports manager Andy Weyenberg discusses advanced AC TIG welding controls with guests at SEMA 2009.

New Miller Dynasty 210 TIG welder at the 2015 SEMA Show

The Miller Dynasty 210 welder offers up to 210 amps weld output and welds up to 1/4 inch material.

Solutions to Improve Aluminum Weld Quality and Strength

Miller and Hobart offer equipment and filler metal solutions to improve aluminum weld quality, and are showcasing these products at FABTECH 2015.

Quick Tip: Aluminum TIG Weld Bead Profiles

Andy Weyenberg explains how to obtain various aluminum weld bead profiles when TIG welding, and the impact on the strength of your TIG weld.

Miller F-22 Raptor Project on display at EAA AirVenture 2011

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. highlights the F-22 Raptor Project tackled with the Diversion™ 180 TIG welder. Stop past the Miller exhibit at EAA AirVenture 2011 in OshKosh, July 25-31, 2011.

FABTECH 2013: Dynasty 280 Maximizing Performance in TIG Welding

Miller Product Manager Andrew Pfaller discusses and demonstrates the powerful, portable and energy efficient Dynasty 280 at FABTECH 2013 Chicago.

Importance of Correct Tungsten Preparation

Miller Weld Technician explains the importance of correct tungsten preparation and demonstrates using both a tungsten grinder and traditional shop grinder.

K-zell Metals Increases Productivity, Quality with Robotic Welding

K-zell Metals added 2 pre-engineered robotic weld cells that helped increase productivity and aggressively bid work.

Miller Robotic Weld Cell Training Simplifies Programming for Manufacturer

After purchasing and installing Miller PerformArc® robotic welding systems, Ariens Corporation of Brillion, Wisconsin encouraged employees to take advantage of the one-week training course provided to enhance their programming skills.

Wireless TIG Foot Remote Controls at Marcella Manifolds

Marcella Manifolds discusses the benefits of wireless TIG remote foot controls, including less hassle and less tripping hazards.

Ariens Gains Productivity, Lowers Maintenance & Operation Costs with Miller Welding Robotic Cells

Ariens Corporation of Brillion, Wis. needed new robotic systems to help continue the production of its high quality outdoor power equipment.

Welding Automation Investment Offers Company Fast Payback

Kenosha Metal Products saw a payback of less than one year, along with significant accuracy with Miller's welding automation.

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