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Insight Welding Intelligence. Increase your quality, productivity and competitive edge. Learn More.
Hobart MaxalMig / MaxalTig Wire. Exceptional aluminum wire for MIG and TIG welding. Learn More.
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Dynasty 280 DX Multiprocess. AC TIG, pulsed TIG, stick - plus MIG and flux cored.
Dynasty 400 TIG Power Source. Superior performance with total AC arc-shaping capabilities. Learn More.

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Your work keeps the world in motion. But you need operational flexibility — and solutions to productivity challenges like a lack of skilled welders who can make high-quality welds. Count on Miller for solutions to your daily challenges. From training systems to advanced technologies — including optimized wire feeding for less downtime and portable, flexible machines that can pulse weld — we’ll keep you going in the right direction.

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Transportation Knowledge Center

Training Skilled Welders with a Shortage of Skilled Labor

Two large companies, OEM Fabricators and Delta Air Lines, have examined welding training issues and implemented progressive strategies for serving their long-term welding and training needs.
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12 Tips for Improving Welding Safety

Best welding safety practices and equipment are universally applicable. Welding exposes everyone to similar hazards, whether you're responsible for safety at a large, welding-intensive manufacturing company, a billion dollar engineering-construction firm or a small independent fabricator. Here are 12 tips for improving welding safety in your company, including advice that also improves productivit...
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Goodbye to Burn-Through in Welding: Pulsed Welding Technology Solves Sheet Metal Problems

Learn how pulsed MIG and TIG technology improve first-pass yield rates, lower cycle times and reduce piece costs.
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Pulsed Welding Aluminum Improves Performance and Results

Looking to improve results when MIG welding aluminum? Switch to pulsed MIG to get better weld quality and reduce downtime.
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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Program Increases Welding Output and Productivity; Conserves Capital or Frees it Up for Other Uses

Contractors can extend the life, improve the productivity and reduce the operating costs of their welding equipment by implementing a comprehensive maintenance program like TPM. These programs encourage operators and maintenance experts to work together to ensure the life and reliability of a welder.
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Translate Welding Benefits into Bottom-Line Dollars to Justify Equipment Acquisition Costs

Learning to speak the "financial language" of those responsible for your company's profits and losses can help you justify the purchase of new welding equipment. Measuring improvement through proven formulas for return on investment (ROI) and payback, as well as documenting potential productivity increases and efficiencies, can go a long way in making new equipment purchases a reality.
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Metal Shark Aluminum Boats Cruises With Miller's Millermatic® 350P and XR™ Aluma-Pro™ Push-Pull Guns; Saves $50,000/Year

When Jimmy Gravois needed to switch from the role of an aluminum boat fabricator to a full-fledged manufacturer, his welding equipment needed an upgrade, too. By switching to Miller's Millermatic® 350P all-in-one Pulsed MIG welder and XR™ Aluma-Pro™ Push-Pull Guns, Gravois increased efficiency, doubled production and cut welding time in half in certain operations.
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Aluminum Jet Boat Manufacturer Turns to Pulsed MIG to Keep Boat Production at Full Throttle

Smoky Mountain Jet Boats is known as a top-line manufacturer of aluminum jet boats that thrill riders in water as shallow as 4 inches. The boats are made to Coast Guard specs but wouldn't be profitable or even possible without Pulsed MIG welding.
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How to Successfully MIG Weld Aluminum [Guide]

MIG welding aluminum can be difficult, as it is very different from MIG welding mild steel. Follow this guide to learn the key factors to consider.
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Making a Sound MIG Weld

Learn basic tips that will help anyone - from auto repair technicians to maintenance professionals - lay a strong, great looking MIG bead. This article discusses MIG welding in each of the common positions, as well as variables such as travel speed and stickout.
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Tips for Troubleshooting Common MIG Weld Defects

Weld defects are often caused by improper technique or parameters, such as poor shielding gas coverage or incorrect travel speeds.
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Lean Manufacturing Techniques Produce Fat Returns for Todd Pacific Shipyards

As part of company's effort to adopt "5s" lean manufacturing principles, Todd Pacific Shipyard took stock of its welding technology and traded older, larger, and inefficient welding equipment for compact, efficient new inverters and wire feeders from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. As a result, it has saved space, energy and rework time.
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What You Need to Know About Cleaning and Preparing Aluminum Filler and Base Metals Before Welding

Dirty aluminum sets you off on the wrong foot before you ever strike an arc. Take these cleaning/prep steps for the optimal welding of aluminum.
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10 Welding Operation Mistakes and How To Solve Them

Understanding common welding mistakes can help companies rectify them and minimize disruptions to the operation.
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Should You Buy or Rent Welding Equipment?

To determine if your operation should rent or buy welding equipment, learn more about these key equipment and financial factors.
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New Advanced Aluminum Welding System Spurs Production on Bollinger Shipyard's U.S. Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter (FRC) Contract

Before any of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Fast Response Cutter (FRC) patrol boats hit open water, they begin their journey up 60 miles of waterway through Bayou Lafourche in Lockport, La. That’s where Bollinger Shipyards builds the Coast Guard’s newest vessel for conducting search and rescue, drug and illegal immigrant interdiction, homeland security and mainland defense.
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Oregon Emergency Vehicle Custom Shop Relies on Miller to be Modern and Versatile

H&W Pacific Emergency Vehicle Group was operating older transformer-style welders and knew it needed to modernize. A thorough examination of the welding equipment market led the company to the Invision 352 MPa Plus MIGRunner™ Dual Wire Feeder Package from Miller to serve the future of the company.
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Auto-Continuum Series Overview

Our advanced industrial welding solution for automation, the Auto-Continuum™ Series, delivers advanced arc performance and weld quality.

Continuum Series

Designed for advanced manufacturing, the Continuum™ Series comes in 350 and 500 amp models – both at 100% duty cycle.

Miller Dynasty TIG Welding Power Sources: No Compromises

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

Smoky Mountain Jet Boat Built with Pulsed MIG Technology

Jet Boats is building aluminum in the mountain woods, using Miller's latest Pulsed MIG technology to ride the wave of boat orders.

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.

Out Back Aluminum Welding Relies on Dynasty 280 TIG/Stick Welder for Tough Repair Jobs

Out Back Aluminum Welding is known for pontoon and aluminum boat repair and part fabrication in the Lake of the Ozarks resort region.

Miller Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Features & Benefits

A brief overview of Miller's Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).

H&W Pacific Emergency Vehicle Group Updates Shop with Versatile Welding Equipment from Miller

H&W decided an update in welding equipment was needed to keep up with growing demand for aluminum and stainless materials.

Dedicated Aluminum Welding Systems Minimize Quality Issues

A dedicated aluminum welder, like a Millermatic 350P Aluminum or AlumaFeed can reduce quality risks, and reduce cleanup.

Deltaweld Series Overview

The Deltaweld® Series is a MIG only, highly reliable workhorse for high volume manufacturing serving the market for over 35 years.

Pure Aluminum Hull Built with Miller Welders: Smoky Mountain Jet Boat Goes for a Ride

Smoky Mountain Jet Boats are assembled using Pulse MIG from Miller welding equipment.

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.

MillerWelds Exclusive: Advantages of Pulsed MIG on Aluminum at Greenheck Fan

Greenheck Fan discusses the benefits of Pulsed MIG aluminum welding in aluminum applications in its Wisconsin manufacturing facility.

Smoky Mounatin Jet Boat Relies on Partnership with Miller and Local Distributor for Solutions

Smoky Mountain Jet Boats builds 100% aluminum watercraft. The company turns to Miller for the latest Pulse MIG welding technology to get the job done.

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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