Millermatic 211 Mig Welder

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Millermatic 211

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Owner/Loaner: Hive13
Hive13 Asset Tag: None
Make/Model: Millermatic 211 (google)
Arrival Date: 08/2013
Does it work?: Yes
Certification Needed?: Yes
Contact: User:Jon Neal
Floorplan: 3D

About the welder

The hive currently has a Millermatic 211 Auto-Set with MVP welder. It was purchased during the summer of 2013.


The Laser is only available to Hive13 members who have been certified on its use & care. To become certified, follow the steps below.

Only the following people are certified and permitted to use and certify you on the welder:

  • Ian Wilson
  • Jon Neal
  • Chris Hodapp
  • Mike Horwath
  • Tiffany Bell-Horwath
  • Dave B
  • Nancy
  • Dave Leer
  • Jim Dallam

Certification Process

Step 1) Watch these videos prior to requesting use of the welder:

2) Request hands on training from a person already certified

3) Hands on training

   a) demonstrate competency to safely turn on and off welder (also attach tips/outlet plugs etc)
   b) demonstrate competency welding bar onto existing certification bars (both tack and finishing welds)

Safety Rules

  • Do not use the welder if you have not had proper training.
  • Never use the welder without a second person present to act as a fire watch.
  • After using the welder, stay at the Hive for at least an hour to be sure that nothing is smoldering.

How to change the spool