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Aluminum Systems

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It is now easier than ever for welders of all skill levels to weld aluminum. Whether you use your welding equipment to repair things, create art or support your motorsports habit, Miller offers easy-to-use MIG and TIG machines that deliver the flexibility, portability and professional results you want at an affordable price — all while simplifying controls and operation.

Product Overview

Millermatic® 211 Auto-Set™ with MVP™ MIG System

  • Millermatic 211 power source
  • Spoolmate™ 100 spool gun

System features and benefits:
  • Great welding versatility - capable of welding 24 ga. to 3/8” aluminum and steel.
  • Spool gun options for improved aluminum feeding and extending the work envelope.
  • Auto-Set makes setup easy - MVP technology allows you to use either 115 V or 230 V power simply by changing the plug (230 V power recommended when welding aluminum).
  • Compact and portable for easy maneuvering around shop.

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Diversion™ 180 TIG System

  • Diversion 180 power source

System features and benefits:
  • Great welding versatility - capable of welding up to 3/16" thick aluminum and steel.
  • Easy to use - selecting material type and thickness sets the parameters, further simplifying the TIG process.
  • Works no matter what your input power is; as MVP technology allows for operation on 115 V or 230 V power - simply by changing the plug.
  • Arc inconsistencies from input power fluctuations are eliminated with Miller's Auto-Line™ technology.
  • Extreme portability - weighs only 50 lb. and has two convenient cord- wrap handles.

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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.

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.

Applications for AC Frequency Adjustments

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


Close-up of an aluminum weld made using AC welding

Advances in Aluminum Robotic Welding

Aluminum presents several challenges during the welding process, such as burn-through, warping or lack of fusion. Learn about robotic welding systems.
Two operators working on a large flat structure, one welding and one grinding

Next Generation Welding Helmets Offer Benefits for Operator Comfort and Productivity

Advanced welding helmet technologies not only ensure operator safety and help meet compliance requirements, but they also offer greater comfort. Having the best possible helmet for the job — and the most comfortable — can add up to greater productivity by reducing workplace injuries and discomfort, and allowing an operator to weld for longer.
Welding operator welding on vertical metal workpiece

An Introduction to Pulsed GMAW

Pulsed gas metal arc welding (GMAW) can offer companies quality and productivity advantages, including for welding operators of varying skill levels. In some cases, companies may be hesitant to adopt the process, but it can offer distinct advantages.