Miller Electric Mfg. Co. recently introduced the Millermatic 252 all-in-one MIG welder, which maintains the same high-quality arc characteristics as its predecessor, the Millermatic 251, but offers several new benefits. A spot/delay function ensures consistency during repetitive tack welding while controlling heat input while an Auto Gun Detect feature allows for easier switching between steel and aluminum applications. A patented EZ Change cylinder rack allows users to roll, rather than lift, heavy gas cylinders into position.
“Miller added the spot/delay function to give car fabricators more control over heat input for consistency during repetitive tack welding,” states Chris Roehl, product manager, Miller Electric Mfg. Co. “This is an ideal feature to have for avoiding distortion and warping on thin metal such as fenders and body panels.”
Available through welding supply distributors in the US and Canadian markets the Millermatic 252 has an MSRP of $2,428. Prices will vary by distributor.
The Millermatic 252 (250 amps at 40% duty cycle) features a large digital display and a built-in digital timer menu for setting standard wire feed run-in, shielding gas pre/post flow, wire burnback and spot/delay (used to set repeatable tack welding parameters and ensure consistency) times. A push-pull gun direct connect feature allows a push-pull gun to plug directly into the machine without the need for extra modules, and a patented Auto Gun Detect feature allows the operator to simply pull the trigger on a connected MIG gun, spool gun or push pull gun while the machine recalls the voltage, wirefeed speed and timers of the active gun.
Other new features include: An angled dual-gear system with a spring-loaded drive roll assembly for easy wire changes, tool-less drive roll changeover and convenient drive roll storage. Angling the gear system provides a smoother wire feed and will help keep operators from bumping into the gun.
Exclusive split handle with rubber grips to make it easier for the operator to move the machine, protect the front panel and provide a convenient place to store the MIG gun and work lead.
An EZ-Access consumable compartment and parameter chart, conveniently located on the front of the machine below the control panel for easy access.
The Millermatic 252 comes with a standard 15-foot MIG gun, which is three feet longer than its predecessor.
For more information, visit Miller’s website at www.MillerWelds.com, call 1-800-4-A-MILLER (800-426-4553), e-mail [email protected], fax (877) 327-8132, or write to Miller Electric Mfg. Co., P.O. Box 100, Lithonia, GA 30058.