TIG Welding Aluminum Part 4: How to Introduce Filler Metal

Once you get established with the puddle control being consistent, now we can go ahead and introduce some filler metal. At this point we’ve already practiced our hand control with the torch, our motion towards angles and now we’re going to add introducing the filler metal. We try to tell people to start introducing the […]

TIG Welding Aluminum Part 3: Puddle Control Tips

We’re going to start working on puddle control. Puddle control, again not introducing any filler metal at this time at all, is basically establishing the puddle and walking that puddle down the piece. Now aluminum being the heatsink that aluminum gets hot real quick. It’s kind of like driving a car downhill. It keeps picking […]

TIG Welding Aluminum Part 1: How to Hold the Torch

Hi, I’m Andy Weyenberg with Miller® Electric. I handle the motorsports marketing for Miller and we get a lot of questions for TIG welding, precisely aluminum. Even from beginners to experienced welders who do a lot of welding with steel, a lot of people have some problems that are working with aluminum. So we’re going […]

Skeleton Tig Welding Torch Holder

whats going on?…its like 9:30 at night everybody is in bed, and im just chillin in the shop I flet like making something so… I have had this little tig torch holder at my welding table it works but I wanted to make something cool

TIG Welding Aluminum Part 2: Hand Movement Tips

What I try to tell my beginner people is get comfortable, okay, keep the distance consistent and without even striking arc, work on your flow of your hand in the torch movement. We try to do this with your gloves on just like you would be in a normal welding situation. If you don’t move […]