Aluminum Welding Products

The aluminum welding technology area has instructions, tips, and product information geared specifically toward welding this lightweight, versatile material.

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Robotic aluminum GMAW system added to product line

March 11, 2008

Panasonic Factory Solutions Co. of America has added TAWERS-Aluminum MIG to its TAWERS robot line. Suitable for high-performance, push-pull aluminum feeding, the system uses a three-motor system to ensure a quick and accurate wire feed.A standard bus communication interface controls the robot's...

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Spool gun allows aluminum welding with GMAW machines

November 6, 2007

The Spoolmate 100 series spool gun from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. allows aluminum welding with Millermatic® 140, Millermatic® 140 with Auto-Set™, and Millermatic® 180 GMAW machines. The gun, which plugs directly into these machines without requiring a separate control box, is...

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Pulsed GMAW system designed for aluminum welding

November 6, 2007

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s aluminum welding system features an enhanced Millermatic®l 350P all-in-one GMAW pulse machine combined with the company's XR™-Aluma-Pro™ push-pull gun. The system includes the welding machine; a 25-ft., air-cooled gun; reversible, 0.035-in. to 3/64-in....

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Push-pull aluminum welding gun has enhanced feeding performance

October 9, 2007

The XR-Aluma-Pro™ from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. incorporates an aluminum series-specific tension setting to optimize feeding performance on 4000 and 5000 series aluminum and to help solve problems caused by burnback and arc fluctuations.Designed to eliminate the need to use a water-cooled gun...

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GMAW machine has seven voltage taps

October 9, 2007

The 77-lb. Handler® 210 all-in-one GMAW machine from Hobart Welding Products has 25 to 210 amps of welding power in a 77-lb. package. It welds mild steel up to 3/8 in. and aluminum up to 1/4 in., yet provides low-end control that enables it to weld 24-ga. material without burn-through or excess...

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Autodarkening replacement lens fits most 5- by 5-in. helmets

December 13, 2005

The retrofit, 5 - by 4 -in. variable-shade autodarkening replacement lens from Weldmark fits most 5- by 4-in. welding helmets.The solar-powered lens includes a battery backup and has a 1.90- by 3.74-in. viewing area. Shade settings are 9 to 12, and the lens has adjustable sensitivity and...

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Spool gun suitable for aluminum GMAW

September 14, 2004

MK Products' Sidewinder™ Mini-Spool™ gun with small diameter wire feeding capacity is suitable for aluminum GMAW.Weighing 26 oz. with the wire spool, the ergonomically designed gun is simple to maneuver, the company reports. A patented spool and brake system distributes wire...

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