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Stay in Your Zone with Exclusive ZoneFlow™ Fume Extraction Technology

Redefine your capture zone with exclusive Miller® ZoneFlow™  Technology – a weld fume capture distance that’s up to five-feet from the arc – compared to traditional systems that require the hood to be placed within 12-18 inches from the arc for effective fume capture. 

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Examining the Flexibility of Additive Manufacturing

Changes driven by rapid innovation in 3D printing (3DP) technologies are afoot. Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) has allowed an impressive list of metals to be built with additive manufacturing.

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Building the New with Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM) of metals is a growing field that builds on the knowledge of metal and alloy welding behaviors. AM creates new material by fusing metal feedstock layer by layer using a computer-controlled heating plan.

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Tacos: A Delicious Summer DIY Project for the Welder

Welding crafts are great decorative items. They’re durable, unique, and a conversation piece for your home. You can even give these handmade gifts to your friends and loved ones. Shanen L. Aranmór, founder and chief wellness welder of Weld Like a GirlTM, Yuma, Ariz., created a fun taco project designed for summer camp welding classes at AstroCamp in Idyllwild, Calif. And who doesn’t like tacos? Here, she offers her expertise on how to weld these decorative and unique tacos with a taco stand.

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Your Guide to Bridging the Gap Between Classroom and Lab Training with Miller® AugmentedArc®

Augmented reality has recently taken the forefront and is being used more and more in training programs across a variety of industries. The initial reaction is often the same: Isn’t it just a fancy toy?

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Controlling a 7-Axis Robot for Continuous Internal Bore Welding

Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) is not commonly used in robotics because the process is erroneously believed to be too slow or complicated for robotics. But technological advances are changing that.

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Resistance Welding Q&A: Welding Nuts to Hot-Stamped Parts - Part 2

Q: I weld nuts to hot-stamped parts and am having difficulty getting consistent results. This includes parts where the nuts appear welded to the part, but sometimes pop off in transit to our customer. We also get inconsistent push-out test results. How come? I have asked this question many times and have gotten many different answers.

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Resistance Welding Q&A: Welding Nuts to Hot-Stamped Parts - Part 1

Q: I weld nuts to hot-stamped parts and am having difficulty getting consistent results. This includes parts where the nuts appear welded to the part, but sometimes pop off in transit to our customer. We also get inconsistent push-out test results. How come? I have asked this question many times and have gotten many different answers.

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BBQ Grill: A Summer DIY Project for the Welder

An outdoor barbecue grill is a great project for beginner welders. It’s practical and the materials aren’t very pricey. Here are instructions on how to fabricate your own open-framed BBQ pit.

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Resistance Welding Q&A: Transformer vs. Transgun kVA

Q: I have three different welding machines in my plant along with several robotic transguns. A couple of my machines are 50-kVA press machines and my transguns are 100 kVA. Why can my 50-kVA machines produce up to 35-kA secondary current, but my transguns only go as high as 18–20 kA?

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Weld Easy with These New GMAW Products

Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) is one of the most-used welding processes in the world. Advancements in GMAW-related equipment, such as the ones highlighted here, keep it at the forefront of welding technology. 

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Maximize your School’s Budget with Miller® MobileArc™

Attracting and proficiently training welding students on a limited budget can be challenging, which is why Miller® developed MobileArc™ – an Augmented Reality Welding System that offers a convenient option that fits most budgets. Its highly-realistic, portable, and intuitive design is simple enough for students to self-learn so instructors can maximize efficiency in the classroom.

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