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Standardizing Work Procedures 4 Ways Advanced Welding Information Management Systems Can Help

Advanced welding information management (to be referred to here as AWIM) systems allow companies to capture data that can be used to improve weld quality and increase productivity in any welding operation. In addition to helping the welding operation be as efficient as possible, these software-based tools offer another important value: the potential for significant cost savings.
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How to Reduce Welding Troubleshooting With Suitcase Wire Feeder Technology

With advancements in wire feeding, welding operations can spend less time and money troubleshooting problems like bird-nesting.
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Debunking 5 Common Myths About Using Suitcase Wire Feeders on the Jobsite

From poor feeding capability to questions about durability, we’re debunking common misconceptions about suitcase wire feeders.
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Buying Your First Welder: A Practical, Informative Guide for Do-It-Yourselfers

Get objective, informative and practical help and information in buying your first welder.
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Column Splice and Moment Weld Connections in Field Welding

Get tips to save money and maximize field welding productivity and quality when using welded moment and column splice connections.
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Eastfield College Plans to Expand Welding Fabrication Offerings

The college hopes to soon expand its program to offer a certificate in welding fabrication, due to industry demand in that area.
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New Speed-Governing Tech for Engine-Driven Welder-Generators Improves Fuel Efficiency and is Quieter

The welder/generators in this engine category will idle when there is no load applied to the engine and ramp up to a full speed of 3,600 rpm when any load is applied, no matter how much power is actually needed.
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Learn 5 Best Practices, Including Pulsed MIG, for Welding Different Materials

Learn more about welding technologies and processes, including pulsed MIG, that offer benefits for welding different materials.
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What Is Welding Arc-on Time and Are You Overestimating It?

Average arc-on time in most welding operations is 10%. Get five tips to increase arc-on time in MIG and advanced MIG welding.
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Industry Demands Spark Welding Technology Changes

See how changes are driving companies to acquire solutions to help them maintain the highest levels of quality and productivity in welding operations.
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ArcReach Welding Technology Offers Benefits for Safety, Productivity and Quality

ArcReach remote control technology provides operators with the ability to set welding parameters at joint, and increases arc-on time for greater productivity.

Changing Polarity on Millermatic 211

Miller weld engineer Zach MacMullen explains how to change the polarity on a Millermatic® 211 MIG welder. Change from DC positive to DC negative.

Jetline Seam Trackers Simplify Welding and Improve Quality

See the Jetline® Tactile Seam Tracker system in action as it consistently positions the weld head for optimal arc performance.

How to Change Consumables on Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to change the nozzle, contact tip, gas diffuser or liner on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

Flux-Cored Welding With Millermatic 255 or Multimatic 255

Learn how to set up your new Millermatic® 255 and Multimatic® 255 to weld with the self-shielded flux-cored process.

How to Reinstall a Trimmed Liner in Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to reinstall a trimmed liner in your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

ArcReach® Technology: Don’t Walk. Weld.

Don’t walk to the power source to adjust weld parameters. Do it at the weld joint with ArcReach technology.

How to Replace Your MDX™ MIG Gun’s Handle, Switch and Neck

Learn how to replace the handle, switch or neck on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

Basic Flux Cored Welding Explained

A basic overview of Flux Cored welding.

Miller Millermatic Flux Cored MIG Welding

How the process works for both self-shielded and gas-shielded wires, and where to set polarity.

Advancements in Hobart Self-Shielded Wires Benefit Transmission Pipeline Applications

Flux Cored Welding Basics

Ort shares his tips for equipment set up and techniques that cover flat joints, lap joints, T joints, Horizontal, Vertical and Overhead configurations.

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