MIG Welder Maintenance Tips

Hi, I’m Steve from Arc Academy. In this video, what we’re gonna be doing is going through the proper maintenance of your MIG welder, to maintain peak performance for the life of your machine. For everyday use, what you want to do is turn off the power to your machine, then unplug the welder. This […]

Miller Continuum Simplifies Setup and Training for New Welders

Hi I’m John. Miller’s most advanced industrial welding solution, Continuum™ for semi-auto applications, and Auto-Continuum™ for automation, come in 350 and 500 amp models, both at a 100% duty cycle. The simple user interface on the Continuum allows for minimal training and gets you welding faster with greater confidence for welders at all skill levels. […]

Flux-Cored Welding Tips and Techniques

In certain situations such as welding outdoors, you may find that conditions prevent you from using an external shielding gas. When this occurs it may be necessary to use the flux core arc welding process with self-shielding wires. There are two main types of flux core wire. Flux core wires that do not require external […]

New Welding Technology Increases Manufacturing Productivity

Hi, Ed Crum with Miller. Today manufacturers are faced with many challenges and competitive pressures in the marketplace. Companies are forced to increase productivity, improve overall quality, and reduce cost to stay competitive in the market. We’re going to focus on three key challenges and the advancements in technology that Miller is bringing to the […]

How to MIG Weld Aluminum with a Spool Gun

When you weld aluminum, you’re dealing with a much softer metal. Because of this you’ll need some special equipment and follow different procedures. Because of its softness, aluminum wire is difficult to push through a standard mig gun. That’s why we recommend the use of a spool gun. This reduces the distance the wire has […]

Weld Steel and Aluminum With Miller Invision MIG Welder

Hi I’m John. The Invision™ is Miller’s industrial solution for entry-level Pulsed MIG for general manufacturing. Pulsed MIG is typically used to help reduce spatter. It can weld multiple materials from steel, to stainless steel, to aluminum with its push-pull capability. It’s easy to set up, it’s cost-effective, and versatile. And it’s optimized when paired […]

Empower Your New Welders

Pressures ranging from the lack of skilled welders, increased quality demands, along with profit margins that must be met. Miller, Hobart and Bernard want to help with these pressures through our line of innovative products. The Miller Deltaweld with Intellx Feeder helps welders of any skillset with ease of use settings, pulse MIG welding and […]

How to Troubleshoot MIG Welding Problems

In welding like everything else, there are a few problems that can occur. These are a few that you might experience. Birdnesting is a common problem. This happens when the wire becomes obstructed in the gun and cannot feed properly. When this happens, wire will collect around the drive rolls. The result: a bird nest. […]

Pratt & Miller Switches to Millermatic 255 MIG Welder

I’m Bryan, Master Fabricator at Pratt & Miller Engineering. Switching to the new Millermatic 255 has been seamless, you know, it’s just been super easy. It really just feels simple. It’s nice to be able to get to a machine and not worried about where your settings are and all that. You get there, you […]

Welding Basics for Beginners

Hi I’m Steve Christena from Arc Academy. Arc Academy is a small beginner and entry-level welding school here in Chicago, Illinois. And what we do is we teach beginners how to weld, but everybody that comes through our door usually doesn’t have any idea what welding actually is which is the liquification of a base […]