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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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Pipeline Welding Technology Delivers More Reactive Arc and Greater Control

Transmission pipeline welding requires high-quality welds and getting the job done quickly. Dynamic DIG technology can help.
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The Road to Innovative Welding Education

Attracting more welders to the field is critical as the industry works to combat a welding operator shortage. A key part of this effort is developing new training solutions and easier-to-use welding technologies. In many cases, this starts in the classroom.
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Don't Get Stuck on Stick Welding

The foundational principles that will help beginners become good stick welders include choosing the correct electrode, properly setting up their power source, and mastering both a consistent work angle and a consistent travel speed.
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How to TIG Weld Aluminum, Plus MIG Weld, With One Multiprocess Welder

The Dynasty® 280 DX Multiprocess welder provides portability and ultimate versatility to weld many different materials.
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Learn How to Save Time and Money on Any Jobsite With a Welder/Generator

Save time and get work done faster on the jobsite with new technologies and Miller® welder/generator solutions.
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Cleaning Up Your Work Truck Can Impact the Bottom Line

There are many reasons that fleet managers and technicians should keep a work truck clean. Wear and tear, safety, and truck appearance can all impact a company’s bottom line.
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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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What’s Driving Up Costs for Your Utility Truck Fleet?

Utility and municipality trucks must be ready for anything. Unplanned downtime means lost time and money — and unhappy customers.
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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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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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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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Stick Welding a Ladder to a Gravity Box with the Bobcat™ 250 EFI Welder/Generator

See the process of Stick welding a ladder to a gravity box with the Bobcat™ 250 engine-driven welder/generator.

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.

Welding Leads Best Practices for Pipeline Welders

Faulty welding leads is one of the most common problems in pipeline welding. Learn how to maintain weld cables for optimal results.

How to Update Software on Your Miller Engine-Driven Welder

Follow these quick step-by-step instructions to update the software on your Miller® engine-driven welder.

Downhill Welding Tips: Setting Arc Control vs. DIG Range

Arc control and DIG range parameters are critical in downhill pipe welding. Learn how to achieve the optimal settings.

How to Set Dynamic DIG Parameters for Pipeline Welding

Local 798 pipeline welder Tyler Sasse shows how to set Dynamic DIG parameters for X-ray-quality pipeline welds.

UA Local 67 Welds Carbon Steel Schedule 40 Pipe

Second-year UA Local 67 apprentices Alicia Komejan and Shaun Goulbourne, along with Certified Welding Instructor Steve Knapp, discuss welding carbon steel schedule 40 pipe.

Tips to Increase Productivity in the Field with Wire Processes

Wire welding processes offer significant benefits that make them a frequent choice for welding jobs in the fabrication shop, including high weld quality.

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