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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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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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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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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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Learn Why the CST™ 282 is the Best Portable Stick Welder for the Jobsite

The lightweight CST 282 stick/TIG welder from Miller can help operators complete small repairs and tack welds in any location.
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Reduce Work Truck Battery Worries and Engine Idling With Chassis Power

Technicians can turn off their truck engines and still get the power they need for laptops, tools and lights on the jobsite.
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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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How to Avoid Work Truck Downtime Caused by DPF Regeneration

Less frequent engine regeneration helps you reduce downtime and keep working — saving time and money on your work truck.
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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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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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Decrease Tier 4 Engine Idle Time in Your Work Truck Fleet

Tier 4 regulations have meant big changes for work truck fleets. Learn more about solutions that help reduce truck downtime and costs.
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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.

60-Sec Tech: Auto-Process Select™

Learn how Auto-Process Select technology on the XMT® 350 FieldPro™ multiprocess welder can save you time and money.

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.

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 Set Dynamic DIG Parameters for Pipeline Welding

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

Stick Welding With Multimatic 255

Set up your Multimatic® 255 multiprocess welder for the stick process quickly and easily with these instructions.

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.

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.

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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