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TIG Welding Guide

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Wireless Foot Controls Can Benefit Productivity, Quality in TIG Welding

Wireless foot controls can help improve operator comfort when TIG welding, leading to better quality and productivity. The lack of control cords also reduces clutter on the shop floor for greater safety.
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Proper Shielding Gas Coverage Is Key to Success in GTAW

Proper shielding gas coverage is critical to achieving high-quality results in GTAW applications.
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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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Ron Covell Reviews the Dynasty 210 DX TIG Runner with Wireless Package

Ron Covell, owner of Covell Creative Metalworking in Freedom, provides a product review on the Miller Dynasty 210 DX TIG Runner with Wireless Package.
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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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Farm Repairs Call for Versatile Welding and Power Solutions

Completing necessary maintenance, repairs or modifications can help reduce costly downtime caused by equipment breakdowns when they are most inconvenient.
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TIG Brazing With Silicon Bronze

Welder/fabricator Josh Welton of Brown Dog Welding explains how to use silicon bronze when TIG brazing.
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How to Improve the Look and Quality of Aluminum TIG Welds

Learn more about using proper polarity, adjusting balance control and setting AC amperage independently when welding aluminum.
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Tips for Engine Repair Welding on 4 Common Materials

Choose the right filler metal and follow key best practices to overcome the welding challenges presented by some materials.
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Welding Metal Art: Fabricating an Aluminum Sculpture With AC TIG

Metalworker Ron Covell provides a guide to welding a beautiful holiday gift using the Multimatic® 220 AC/DC.
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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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How to Select the Right All-In-One Solution for Your Service Truck

All-in-one solutions deliver big benefits to utility and municipality truck fleets — with all the power you need in one machine.
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Pulsing with TIG

Miller Welding Engineer Zack Erndt explains the benefits of using pulse when TIG welding and talks about applications where low and high pulses per second can be used.

Postflow when TIG Welding

Learn about the value of postflow and what to look for if postflow is not set properly. Without proper settings the tungsten and even the weld could become contaminated.

Aluminum TIG Welding: AC Balance Explained

Proper AC Balance settings are critical to weld performance, quality, and tungsten life when TIG Welding.

Artist STRETCH on the Diversion 180 AC/DC TIG Welder

STRETCH has welded a name for himself in Kansas City, Mo. and explains how using Miller's Diversion 180 AC/DC TIG Welder has helped him sculpt his pieces.

Lamborghini Built in Basement by DIY Welding Enthusiast Using Miller TIG Welder

Ken Imhoff, home DIYer, hand fabricates a replica of '82 Lamborghini Countach in his basement using a Miller Syncrowave 250 TIG welder. Taking inspiration from his skillful father and the movie Cannonball Run, Imhoff built his dream over the course of 17-years and shares some welding advice he learned along the way.

Proper Cleaning Techniques Tied with Balance Control

Miller welding engineer explains how balance control can be adjusted based on the cleaning prior to welding. Having a clean surface allows you to increase your balance control.

Applications for AC Frequency Adjustments

Learn when to use a low frequency setting versus when to use a high frequency setting.

Benefits of AC Frequency Control

Miller Weld Technician Mark Kadlec explains the benefits of AC frequency control.

Adjusting AC Frequency to TIG Weld an Aluminum Cylinder Sleeve

Chris talks about welding dissimilar thicknesses of aluminum with the help of the Dynasty 350 and the adjustable AC frequency controls.

Weldcraft – Understanding Gas Coverage

Find out how you can increase your shielding gas coverage in TIG welding by switching to a Miller® Weldcraft™ gas lens.

TIG Welding Aluminum Part 3: Puddle Control Tips

Learn some other basic tips to help you maintain puddle width and consistency — for quality results when TIG welding aluminum.

TIG Welding Aluminum Part 4: How to Introduce Filler Metal

Learn more about proper TIG welding techniques to achieve the best results when welding aluminum.

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