Weld My World - Welding News

MIG Welding Aluminum Spool Gun Tips

Learning to MIG weld aluminum can be tricky! Once you master it much easier than other aluminum welding options. Aluminum is soft which presents some challenges. We have some tips to get you up and running!  

How to Choose a TIG Welding Electrode

TIG welding offers a wider range of welding options and the ability to make precise welds. With those advantages comes a steep learning curve for the best set up.

Read This Before Using a Plasma Cutter

There are some plasma cutter safety basics that everyone should know: avoid cutting near water or other liquids. Watch out for flammable substances, and don’t cut in a space where you have lots of sawdust, hay, or general dust around. However, everyone who uses a

The post Read This Before Using a Plasma Cutter appeared first on Weld My World.

The Advantages of TIG Welding with Fingertip Controls

Today’s guest post is by Devan DePauw, Welding Engineer TIG Solutions at Miller Electric Mfg. Co. Anyone who has experience with TIG welding probably can share humorous anecdotes about contorting into an awkward position that required the foot pedal to be operated between the knees...

Increase Productivity by Adjusting the Pulse Feature on your TIG welder

Today’s TIG welding guest post comes from Andrew Pfaller of Miller Electric: There are proper tools designed for every job to prevent damage and to increase ease of productivity throughout the task at hand. When you are not appropriately equipped for a particular job, it...

MIG Welding Wire Feed Troubleshooting

Today’s guest post is by Ben Romenesko of Miller Electric. Do wire feed troubles with your MIG welder ever leave you frustrated? Burn back, wire slipping, birdsnests… These are just a couple common problems customers call us about. The wire feed system is vital to...

How to Choose the Best Welder/Generator

Chris Wierschke is a product manager for the Power Products Group at Miller Electric Mfg. Co. Chris has been with Miller for the last eight years. During that time Chris has been involved in the small and mid-frame engine drive division
(Bobcats, Trailblazers, and Blue Stars). Prior to his latest assignment, Chris
worked as a welding equipment service technician and did that for eight years as

How to Make High Powered Tack Welds: TIG Welding Tip

Tack welds can save you a lot of time and will help you make stronger, cleaner, straighter welds. However, if you get the tack welds wrong, the rest of your welding project will only get worse, wasting both welding project time and welding supplies.

Adjustable Output Frequency for TIG Welding Aluminum

Today’s guest post is by Mark Kadlec of Miller Electric: Before the introduction of inverter-based gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) machines, frequency control was rarely thought of as a way to improve aluminum welding. The current that came from the wall—60 hertz—was the same current...

5 Keys to a Clean Cut with a Plasma Cutter

Check out our 5 keys to a clean cut with a plasma cutter by our guest Tim Lux from Miller Electric. Listed below are a few simple checks that can make plasma cutting work like a dream. 

What Does Auto-Set™ on a MIG Welder Do For Me?

Today’s guest post is by John Swartz of Miller Electric: Before we even talk about the benefits of Auto-Set™ for MIG welding, first ask yourself this question: “What is my time worth to me?” In the business world, the old adage is that “Time is

The post What Does Auto-Set™ on a MIG Welder Do For Me? appeared first on Weld My World.

Plasma Cutting Tips from Scott at Lincoln Electric

 Plasma cutting delivers a high velocity jet of ionized gas which pierces metal by conducting electricity from the torch to the work piece. Click here to learn more.

5 Tips for Effectively Welding a Cone

For seasoned, veteran welders, welding a cone is old hat – a task they mastered long ago. For a student and aspiring welder, home project welder new to welding, this task may seem a bit daunting at first – it’s certainly not as straight forward


How Underwater Welding Is Performed

Underwater welding is a process that is primarily used to make repairs on ships, pipelines and offshore oil platforms. 

5 Tips for TIG Welding Thin Metal

TIG welding thin metal, also known as “micro-TIG” in some circles, is a particularly difficult application for a TIG welder. There are a lot of things that can go wrong when you’re working with thin metal. This article discusses a 5 tips to fix those issues.

Tips and Tricks for Safe, Effective Overhead Welding

It’s inevitable that at some point along the way you’ll encounter a job or project that requires you to weld upside down – as in leaning backward, head craned all the way back, with both arms overhead while wrangling a welding gun. Also known as


Intro to Induction Welding and Induction Heating

Induction Welding What is induction welding? Induction welding is similar to resistance welding. In resistance welding, however, the current is delivered through contacts to the work piece, instead of induction. The welding form that uses an induction coil energized with a radio-frequency electric current and

Welding Tips and Tricks

The practice of welding requires specialized knowledge regarding heat, physics and how to choose the proper materials for the type of metal you are going to be welding.  To produce high quality welds, most welders are aware of certain techniques and tricks which will help

The post Welding Tips and Tricks appeared first on Weld My World.