Mig Welding

MIG is an acronym for Metal Inert Gas, GMAW is an acronym for Gas Metal Arc Welding; these both describe the same thing. Which is perhaps the most commonly used process of welding in the fabrication industry because of its flexibility and relatively easy operation. While it takes perhaps only weeks of training to learn is may take years of practice to master. And as simple as it can be to use, it is an extremely complex process with many many variables to take into consideration including material, wire speed, amperage, position, gas mixture, transfer method and of course a little bit of skill.

While it takes a lot of practice and dexterity to become a welder, when MIG welding came along in the