MIG Welding Techniques

Before we start we should discuss basic housekeeping. If you want good professional results, you need a clean workpiece. Everything from rust to paint to oil can contaminate your weld, so make sure your workpiece is clean and you’ve selected the proper shielding gas and established a flow rate of between twenty and thirty cubic […]

MIG Welding Basics

Hi, my name is Joel Ort I’m with Miller Electric Mfg. Co. Today we’re going to teach you how to successfully weld in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions in the MIG process. It’s a good idea before you start your project to take some scrap metal similar to the project you’re working on […]

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 […]