Should You Use Pulsed TIG Welding for Aluminum?

Are you ever challenged with making long runs on your aluminum production pieces? Or maybe you just want a little bit faster weld with welding aluminum. You can try adding the pulser to it to help you add the filler metal to your weld puddle. And if you increase the pulses per second on your […]

Why the Multimatic 255 is Ideal for Chassis Welding

My name is Ben Hughes. I’m a chassis fabricator here at the Roadster Shop. One of the biggest advantages of this machine I see, is the reduced heat input. It’s giving me less spatter, and the pulsing effect really reduces burn-through. So, I don’t have to be too cold to make it all the way […]

Fire Pit Welding Project

Hey, it’s Steve from Arc Academy. We have a fun little project for you today. If you’re like me, I’m from Michigan. Michigan people know that all seasons really need a fire pit, so what we’re gonna be doing is we’re gonna be making a very simple 4 panel fire pit for you today using […]

Inverter Technology Provides Best Arc Start for MIG Welding

When fabricating thin gauge material, sheet metal or body panels, inverter type power sources are excellent when working with those thin materials. Especially when MIG welding. Because when MIG welding, you really need that positive arc start. You really don’t like arc starts where the welding machine stumbles on start, because you have the opportunity […]

Welding Aluminum With the Dynasty 280 DX Multiprocess Welder

To set up the Dynasty 280 DX Multiprocess to weld aluminum using an ArcReach 12 SuitCase feeder, there are a few considerations to get optimal performance with this solution. Use 3/64 inch Hobart MaxalMig 4943 or 5356 wire and a 300 amp Bernard gun. Install the appropriate U-groove drive rolls and contact tip. For better […]

Dynasty 280 DX Multiprocess Setup: Flux-Cored Arc Welding

This is how to set up the Dynasty 280 DX Multiprocess for welding steel using an ArcReach 12 SuitCase feeder, 1/16 inch Hobart XLR-8 wire, and a Bernard Dura-Flux gun. First, install the appropriate drive rolls and contact tip. With all connections complete, select the V-Sense mode on the front of the Dynasty. When using […]

Millermatic 255 and Multimatic 255: Think Simply. Weld Smarter.

Think Simply. Weld Smarter. With the Millermatic 255 and Multimatic 255. Both machines have a simple user interface that saves time, and Auto-Set Elite, which lets any welder easily choose the right parameters. The Millermatic 255 saves space in the shop. Pulsed MIG reduces spatter and cleanup. Optional EZ-select gun changes programs with a button […]

New Multimatic 220 AC/DC: It Does, so You Can Too

You need the Multimatic 220 AC/DC. Does it MIG weld? It does. The Multimatic 220 AC/DC welds MIG and flux-cored, steel and aluminum with a spool gun. Up to 230 amps of power, handles material up to 3/8-inch thick, and you’ll get great arc quality. Does it stick weld? It does. It welds stick with […]