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Texas Students Fund Welding Program With Their Own Work

There is often a year-long waiting list to buy projects completed by welding students at Woodsboro High School. The proceeds from the deer blinds, benches and barbecue pits the students make and sell help fund the welding program.
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New Learning Management System Designed for Welding Instructors

OpenBook™ is a free online software used to plan, offer and assess learning processes — allowing instructors to customize the classroom.
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Full Remote Control at the Weld Joint Can Improve Productivity, Safety

Advancements in remote control technology provide full control of weld settings at the joint, reducing downtime to walk to the power source and ensuring operators don't have to settle for less-than-optimal parameters. The result is a safer, more productive job site and better weld quality.
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Looking for Project Funding? The Free Grant Assistance Tool Can Help!

Are you a welding instructor or training program administrator looking for grant resources to fund new equipment or classroom upgrades? Get the free Grant Assistance Tool today.
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Partnership Offers Students State-of-the-Art Equipment

Welding students benefit from partnership with Miller and local welding distributor.
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5 Ways to Drive Continuous Improvement with Welding Information Management Systems

Improving the efficiency of a welding operation depends largely on knowing what actually needs to change in order for a company to reach its goals. It is difficult to increase productivity, generate greater quality or reduce costs if there isn't a solid starting point. It's just as difficult to track the effectiveness of continuous improvement initiatives without a clear way to monitor the results...
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Starting from Scratch: Building a New Welding Program

The new welding program at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) features curriculum designed from the ground up by instructor, Kalli Ford, who also connected with local businesses to ensure the training provides students with skills to meet industry demands.
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Welding in the Deep End

Welding students at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, Indiana, are trading in their welding hoods for scuba masks. David Hass, welding instructor and certified scuba diver, covers a chapter on underwater welding each year in his welding courses. Students learn the basics of welding and cutting underwater before hitting the school's swimming pool to practice the fundamentals of scuba divin...
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Capturing Real Welding Information to Drive Real Improvement

Welding information management systems have become an increasingly appealing means to achieve those goals — for both robotic and semi-automatic welding systems. Basic or entry-level software systems gauge both productivity and quality, and provide real-time weld data for management to enact positive changes within the welding operation. Simply put, companies can better identify and solve welding-r...
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Axcess® E with Insight™ Delivers What No Other Welding Power Source Can

Don't just monitor production data, use Insight to provide the information that will create the knowledge you need to improve your welding operation on many levels. When combined with the power of Ethernet connectivity, Miller's Axcess E with Insight provides a comprehensive welding information system.
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New Welding Processes, Technologies and Retraining Help Address Labor Shortage

In the quest to recruit and train more welding operators — and retrain the current welding workforce — to meet current and future industry demands, new technologies and equipment that are easier to learn and use will be an important part of the solution. Growing partnerships and training initiatives are also among the key steps that will help organizations address the challenges posed by the weldi...
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Welding Thunder 2013 in Cottonwood Arizona

Students and faculty from welding programs all over Arizona descended on Cottonwood, AZ to compete in the 2013 2nd annual Welding Thunder team fabrication welding contest hosted by Mingus Union High School at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds in Cottonwood, Arizona October 25th and 26th.
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Equipped for the Future

Welding projects made by students at Iroquois Falls Secondary School in Ontario, Canada, are not only earning them school credit, but also the opportunity to operate with some of the best equipment in their school district. Through different building and fundraising projects, instructor Dan Girard's welding students have been able to purchase new equipment such as helmets, jackets and various smal...
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Ontario Students Cover the Welding and Cutting Spectrum

Welding students at Fort Frances High School in Fort Frances, Ontario, are learning a little bit of everything — a teaching philosophy their instructor employs to best prepare them for the industry. “I like to think that when our students leave here, they’re pretty well rounded,” says Robert Guertin, lead teacher in the welding and machining component of the school’s manufacturing program.
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MIG Welding a Key Part of Auto Collision Repair Program

Welding has long been an important component of the auto collision repair program at Grant Career Center in Bethel, Ohio, though the welding process used most frequently in the program has shifted over the years to MIG welding. Some students start out a little apprehensive to learn the wire process, but instructor Ric Kruse said that quickly turns to excitement when students see how easy it is...
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Miller LiveArc Reality-Based Welding Training System Provides Fast, Accurate, Cost-Effective Results

The LiveArc Welding Performance Management System is an advanced welding trainer that combines simulator and live arc welding benefits.

Miller LiveArc Reality-Based Welding Training System Provides Fast, Accurate, Cost-Effective Results

The LiveArc Welding Performance Management System is an advanced welding trainer that combines simulator and live arc welding benefits.

Southwest Welding Eliminates Clutter, Improves Productivity with Wireless Remote Welding Controls

Southwest Welding found that wireless remote welding hand controls help improve productivity, reduce hassle and eliminate clutter.

AugmentedArc: the Industry's Most Realistic Welding Simulator System

AugmentedArc Augmented Reality Welding System from Miller is the industry’s most realistic welding simulator system, closely resembling live-arc welding.

Setting up your Miller AugmentedArc Augmented Reality Welding System

Miller's AugmentedArc welding training system combines efficiency and education with the effectiveness of hands of welding experience.

Customizing your AugmentedArc System with Teacher Software

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to set up the teach software for you AugmentedArc system

MIG Welding Basics: What is Spray Arc Transfer?

Learn how spray transfer in MIG welding works and is especially beneficial for welding heavy plate and in high-volume manufacturing.

MIG Welding Basics: What is Short Circuit Transfer?

Learn how short circuit transfer in MIG welding works, and its advantages on thin materials.

Reducing Weld Costs and Turnaround Time: Current Technologies from Miller Maximize Productivity

Approximately 80% of the cost of a field weld is labor. Newer welding solutions have been developed to improve productivity.

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.

The Lambeau Episodes 3: Weld Fume Extraction

Miron Construction relied on portable FILTAIR fume extraction systems to keep areas clean and free of welding fume.

Contractor Sees Improved Safety, Quality, Value and Performance with PipeWorx 350 FieldPro System

Using the Miller PipeWorx 350 FieldPro™ System for Stick and TIG welding, Modern Piping Inc. gained optimized arc performance for critical pipe welding,

Welding with the PipeWorx Pipe Welding System at Swartfager Welding, Inc.

Swartfager Welding, Inc. discusses its use of the PipeWorx pipe welding system and how it allows for advanced welding processes and easier training for its employees.

Team Fabricators Recruit and Develop Welding Talent In-House with Miller PipeWorx 400

To deal with a shortage of skilled labor, Team Fabricators launched an in-house training program to recruit and train welding operators.

Pipe Fabricator Relies on Miller Equipment for Productivity Gains and Welder Training

A leader in pipe fabrication relies on Miller's latest innovations in pipe welding equipment for productivity gains and improved welder training.