MIG Welders

Rebuilding American Manufacturing, One Veteran at a Time

A perfect storm: One million veterans leave the service every five years as a projected two million manufacturing jobs go unfilled in the U.S. over the next decade due to lack of skilled labor. Guest columnist John Woolever of Donaldson explains how veterans are forging new careers in metalworking through Workshops for Warriors – and how manufacturers can put skin in the game with support.
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MIG Welders: Articles

Avoid These Costly Mistakes in the Welding Operation

Looking to improve productivity and reduce costs to be more competitive? The one key to getting ahead is reducing the time spent on non-value-added activities – i.e., any time spent not welding. Here are some of the best ways to reduce downtime.

Conventional Guns on Through-Arm Robotic Welding Systems: When to Make the Choice

The choice between using a through-arm MIG gun or a conventional gun is sometimes an afterthought on these systems, but there are applications where a conventional gun works better and can significantly impact efficiency, throughput and quality of the finished weld. Knowing how to choose the best option for the job up front is key.

Using Metal-Cored Wire with Pulsed MIG to Weld Galvanized Steel

High strength galvanized steel is an excellent material to help automotive manufacturers build lighter-weight vehicles, but it can present some challenges that make it difficult to weld.

Industry Standards Are Evolving Faster Than Ever

For auto body shops or tractor repair facilities to effectively keep up with the new demands being driven by fuel economy mandates and remain profitable, they must invest in easy to use equipment that is capable of welding both steel and aluminum.

Ways to Get the Most Out of Your MIG Gun Consumables

Here are a few of the best practices that every welding operator should know when it comes to choosing and maintaining nozzles, contact tips, retaining heads and gas diffusers, and cable.

 

MIG Welders: Industry News

Miller Electric Celebrates Welders and Why They Build

Their "#whyiweldcontest" giveaway recognizes enthusiastic welders and celebrates the things that inspire them.

IWDC Spending Sets New Record

The spending of Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative member companies through their co-op exceeded $19 million in March.

ESAB Is Proud Sponsor of Operation Fearless

ESAB is proud to help sponsor Operation Fearless, the 1991 Ford Bronco build project underway at the RK Motors Performance Center to honor fallen Navy SEAL hero Adam Brown.

 

MIG Welders: Products

Totally Remote Floodwelding Safety

Using the RC-17 Fly-By-Wire Welding process from Weld Mold, operators can perform totally remote floodwelding from the safety of a temperature-controlled environment while maintaining total control of the welding operation and best welding procedures.

Next Generation Automation Platform Takes Welding to the Next Level

Ideal for demanding automation applications, the Auto-Continuum 350 and Auto-Continuum 500 MIG welding systems from Miller Electric feature an adaptive arc for less spatter and improved gap handling that increases travel speeds and provides high quality welds on a variety of base materials.

Combine Welding Power, Portability and Performance

For users who need maximum flexibility when moving a welding machine around the shop or working in the field, ESAB provides the Rebel EMP 235ic for MIG/Stick/TIG and Rebel EM 235ic for MIG-only.