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How to Drive Improvement with an Existing Welding Power Source Fleet

Utilizing external weld monitoring solutions allows companies to gain insight into quality and productivity metrics on any brand of power source, old or new, so they can drive continuous improvements in their welding operation.
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The Right Filter Makes a Difference in Weld Fume Management

Choosing the appropriate filter media can help increase productivity and profitability by lowering downtime, improving airflow and reducing filter replacement costs.
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5 Tips to Determine the True Cost of Field Welding

Identifying common hidden costs in your field welding operation can help keep your project on time and on budget.
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Remote Control Welding Technology Offers Benefits for Productivity Quality and Safety

Remote control technology provides welding operators with the ability to set welding parameters at the joint, increasing safety by reducing trips to and from the power source, and increasing arc-on time for greater productivity. This technology also helps improve quality by eliminating the need to settle for less-than-optimal settings.
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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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Shipyards Gain a Competitive Advantage with Point-of-Use Welding Control

Shipyards are being asked to provide lower costs and meet increasing quality requirements while also delivering vessels on tighter schedules. Technology is one solution to help them meet these customer demands. In the shipbuilding welding operation, point-of-use controls can save up to an hour or more every day — per welding operator. The resulting savings translate into a quick return on investme...
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4 Questions About Welding Codes and Qualifying Wire Processes for the Jobsite

Using more productive welding processes can greatly improve efficiency. Learn how easy it is to gain better results.
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5 Tips to Improve Welding Productivity on Construction Jobsites

Using more efficient welding processes and technologies can help contractors complete jobs faster and compete for more bids.
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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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Electronic Fuel Injection Technology Improves Efficiency of Engine-Driven Welding Power Sources

Investing in an engine-driven welding power source with technology advancements can dramatically increase the return on investment, resulting in upgrades that pay for themselves in a short time.
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Engine-Driven Welder/Generators with Dual-Operator Capabilities Save Space and Fuel

A diesel engine-driven welder/generator with dual-operator capabilities is one tool that offers the versatility to help accomplish what you need to get done in today’s working environment.
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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.

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.

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.

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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