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Pipeline Welding Changes Improve Productivity More Than 50% for TC Energy

TC Energy switched from TIG and stick welding to wire processes for large-bore pipe and greatly improved productivity.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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What Are the Biggest Challenges of Pipeline Welding?

Hear from pipeline welders about the issues they face on the right-of-way and what equipment helps them be more productive.
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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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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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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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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.

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.

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® 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.

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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