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Download Miller's technical handbooks covering a variety of miscellaneous welding subjects. All files are pdf format.

See also: Welding Process Books available for purchase.

Principle of Arc Welding Book  Principles of SMAW (Stick) Welding
 (0.56 MB, 1 min 24 sec at 56kb/s)

An excellent informational booklet for beginners. Covers the fundamentals of shielded metal arc (stick) welding such as techniques for striking the arc, running beads, basic joints, out-of-position welding.
18 pages - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 

Troubleshooting MIG  Operator's Handbook for Troubleshooting (MIG)
 (0.18 MB, 0 min 28 sec at 56kb/s)

Troubleshooting guide for Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) process and equipment. Gives probable causes of problems and suggests remedies.
8 pages - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 

GTAW Book  Guidelines to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
 (2.6 MB, 6 min 28 sec at 56kb/s)

Contains 16 pages of vital information on one of the cleanest welding processes available. Sections on Process, Arc Shaping, Tungsten Electrodes, and Shielding Gases give the reader the essentials of a weld process that has many variables. Power sources for GTAW and how to select parameters are also covered.
16 pages

Submerged Arc Welding  Submerged Arc Welding
 (2.4 MB, 5 min 53 sec at 56kb/s)

Describes the process, equipment requirements including power sources, wire feeding and flux systems, guns and types of fixtures. Consumables, fluxes and wires are discussed. Weld preparation and welding is also described and illustrated.
28 pages - 8 1/2" x 11" 

Spot Welding  Handbook for Resistance Spot Welding
 (0.78 MB, 1 min 57 sec at 56kb/s)

A thorough analysis of the process, its fundamentals and procedures. Extensive tables on recommended practices for various types of metal.
20 pages - 8 1/2" x 11" 

Arc Stud Welding Book  Arc Stud Welding Fundamentals
 (0.48 MB, 1 min 12 sec at 56kb/s)

Describes the process and the equipment, procedures and techniques required to achieve good arc stud welds. Illustrations and charts support the easy-to-understand text.
20 pages - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 

Paralleling Book  Paralleling Arc Welding Power Sources
 (0.3 MB, 0 min 45 sec at 56kb/s)

Procedures for correctly connecting multiple power sources in parallel to achieve increased amperage. Covers transformer type and enginedriven welding generators.
12 pages - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 

World of Metals Book  Welding & World of Metals
 (2.3 MB, 5 min 46 sec at 56kb/s)

A chronological account of metalworking from pre-Biblical times to the exotic joining methods known today. A composite of historical events which paved the way to modern welding technology.
36 pages - 8 1/2" x 11" 

Basic Electricity Book  Basic Electricity (Service Publication)
 (2.6 MB, 6 min 29 sec at 56kb/s)

Electrical fundamentals as applied to arc welding. Written in easy-to-understand language, the author explores virtually all of the theories, laws, practices, and equipment involved in harnessing this entity of nature for metal joining purposes.
100 pages - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 

Fundamentals of Solid State Book  The Fundamentals of Solid State (Service Publication)
 (1.8 MB, 4 min 36 sec at 56kb/s)

A basic description of solid state. Includes chapters on basic electricity, understanding solid state components, how a solid state circuit works and who uses solid state and why.
19 pages - 8 1/2" x 11" 

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