Common Problems When TIG Welding Aluminum

AC TIG, MIG and Stick Weld With One Powerful Machine

This is a Multimatic 220 AC/DC. This machine is capable of MIG, Stick, and AC/DC TIG. A lot of our customers use the Multimatic 215 and the Multimatic 200 for steel and stainless. This machine gives them the added benefit of AC TIG for aluminum. This all-in-one solution allows you to weld with 230 amps […]

Adjust AC Frequency and Balance for Aluminum TIG Welding

The Multimatic 220 is super easy to set up and use. It’s got Auto-Set technology that allows you to set it up automatically with your tungsten size and also, all you do is just choose your material thickness and the machine will set the parameters for you. They give you a range to use, but […]

How to Reduce Scrap on Bright Dip Anodized Aluminum

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 […]

G.G. Schmitt Completes Welds Faster With Dynasty Welders

When you start off with a new product it’s the learning curve. Miller came in and did training, and the interface became very, very user friendly. Once they’re hired, they get the job, everything, I put them in the Dynasty, and that, like, you can see the smile on their face how it makes their […]

Marine Manufacturer Cuts Hours of Rework on Aluminum Welds

G.G. Schmitt was established in 1951 out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We have this location that we’re at here today in Sarasota, and we also just started a new facility up in Summerville, South Carolina. Our primary market is the marine industry throughout the United States. We service all the OEM boat builders, the customers that […]

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 […]

Miller Service Important to Marine Hardware Manufacturer

With all the challenges here today, equipment is certainly one of the concentrations. Equipment and support from that manufacturer. Support was probably one of the biggest things that drew us to the Dynasty 400. Customer service and our local rep, huge advantage over the competition. Whenever there’s an issue and we make a call, Miller’s […]

TIG Welding Aluminum: AC Frequency Control

Read and follow all labels and the owner’s manual carefully before installing or operating your machine. Hi, I’m Brent Williams with Miller® Electric. We’re going to discuss the benefits of using AC frequency control for welding aluminum with the Miller Dynasty® and how to set this useful feature for optimum results. Let’s take a close […]