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TIG Welding Guide

TIG welding tips, training materials, weld calculators and more. Learn how to TIG weld or improve your skills with Miller TIG welding resources.

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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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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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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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DIY Welding Project: Dog Bowl Stand [Guide]

Looking for an easy welding project for your furry friend? Learn how to make a DIY dog bowl stand with this guide.
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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Benefits of AC Frequency Control

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

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.

TIG Welding Aluminum: AC Balance Control

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

Applications for AC Frequency Adjustments

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

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.

Upper & Lower Suspension

Miller motorsports manager Andy Weyenberg discusses the critical TIG welding required in fabricating the upper and lower suspension components.

Benefits of Faster Pulsed DC TIG Welding Rates with Inverter Technology

Miller Welding Engineer Mark Kadlec discusses the differences between Pulsed DC TIG welding at faster and lower pulsing rates.

TIG Welding Tips and Techniques

Product Manager, John Swartz, addresses some common questions we get at trade shows. Specifically; Torch Angle, Tungsten Grinding and Stainless Steel.

Pulse TIG Welding Explained

Improve your weld puddle control by using the Pulser function on the Miller Dynasty and Maxstar TIG welders.

Preparing a Tungsten Electrode for TIG Welding

Product Manager John Swartz demonstrates the proper way to grind a tungsten electrode for TIG welding.

Importance of Correct Tungsten Preparation

Miller Weld Technician explains the importance of correct tungsten preparation and demonstrates using both a tungsten grinder and traditional shop grinder.

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