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Welding solutions for builders of military and commercial ships

XMT 650 ArcReach Systems. Get next-level productivity, cost savings and power. Learn how.
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Miller Welding Education and Training Systems. Recruit, screen, train, re-qualify and manage your welders. Learn More.
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Build Better Ships. Build a Better Business.

Shipbuilding is a competitive, challenge-filled business. To be profitable, you need maximum productivity, quality and safety. Miller, Bernard and Hobart help you achieve your goals. Integrated welding systems, MIG Guns and filler metals include efficient, ship-specific solutions that deliver benefits not found in competing products. Get more work done with better quality in a safer environment — and produce a superior ship for your customer.

Shipbuilding Knowledge Center

Lean Manufacturing Techniques Produce Fat Returns for Todd Pacific Shipyards

As part of company's effort to adopt "5s" lean manufacturing principles, Todd Pacific Shipyard took stock of its welding technology and traded older, larger, and inefficient welding equipment for compact, efficient new inverters and wire feeders from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. As a result, it has saved space, energy and rework time.
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Welding Polarity Switches Made Easy: Technology Saves Time on the Jobsite

Learn more about welding polarity and how technology can save time by making it quick and easy to switch polarity at the weld.
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PipeWorx 400 Welding System Improves Manufacturer’s Productivity 50 Percent

A switch to Regulated Metal Deposition (RMD®) helped Sigma Thermal increase productivity while maintaining high weld quality.
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Georgia Machine Shop Triples Deposition Rate with Submerged Arc System and Metal-Cored Wire

Seeking greater productivity and efficiency, especially on larger weld build-up jobs that could take days or even weeks to complete, Capital City Machine Shop knew it needed a new submerged arc welding (SAW) solution. Capital City’s investment in two SubArc AC/DC 1000 Digital welding power sources, coupled with a switch to Hobart® metal-cored wire, resulted in productivity increases of 240 percent...
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6 Tips for Better GTAW Results

From proper base material identification and cleaning to selecting the right tungsten, taking precautions to prevent distortion and more, there are several tips to consider to gain the highest quality GTAW weld. Plus, knowing some best practices can help minimize costly downtime and rework.
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Shipbuilder Improves Quality Productivity with TIG Welders

Louisiana-based shipbuilder relies on the Dynasty® 400 TIG welders to meet customer deadlines and quality demands.
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Aluminum Jet Boat Manufacturer Turns to Pulsed MIG to Keep Boat Production at Full Throttle

Smoky Mountain Jet Boats is known as a top-line manufacturer of aluminum jet boats that thrill riders in water as shallow as 4 inches. The boats are made to Coast Guard specs but wouldn't be profitable or even possible without Pulsed MIG welding.
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