Flux-Cored Welding Basics: What is Flux-Cored Welding?

The flux core arc welding process and self-shielding wires can be used when welding outside, or where other environmental conditions prevent the use of an external shielding gas. In this process, the outer covering and flux core melt in the heat of the arc, producing shielding gas and creating a slag covering that protects the […]

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 […]

Millermatic 211 MIG welder in action at JR Motorsports Pit Stop Practice

Hi, I’m Andy Weyenberg with Miller welder. we often get asked if the welding machines that professional race teams use are the same welders that you can purchase for yourself. let’s take a walk through JR Motorsports in Mooresville North Carolina to see what they actually use. this area is where the cars go through […]

Buying Your First MIG Welder

Hey it’s Steve from Arc Academy. In this video what we’re gonna be doing is we’re going to be talking about things to consider when you’re purchasing your first MIG welder. So let’s talk about MIG welding, MIG welding the filler metal is your electrode and it’s on a spool of wire and it is […]