MIG/MAG Welding


Target group:
This course is designed for the entry to advanced technician using Car-O-liner MIG/MAG welder.

Previous Training:
None required

This class is an introduction to the Car-O-Liner MIG/MAG welder and focuses on how to accurately and safely operate the MIG/MAG welder and its components. The course includes instruction and hands-on exercises using the MIG/MAG welder as it relates to collision repairs.

Upon completion of the training, the technician will be able to properly and safely operate the Car-O-Liner MIG/MAG welder and components.


  • CMI™3000, CMI™300 or CMI™ 273


  • One Day, In-Shop Training



  • The safety overview will include information on personal protective equipment (PPE) and an in-depth overview of the welder specifications and how to operate the welder and components safely.

Welder Setup:

  • Welder setup will cover how to connect the main power, shielding gas requirements and use of the flow gauge.
  • The attendee will learn how to change the wire feed kit and load welding wire.


  • The course will cover understanding and navigating the Control Panel, Setting the Primary Parameters and adjusting the Secondary Parameters and Master Reset.
  • The course covers customizing the weld with Arc Length and Arc Adjust, Pulse and Double Pulse Functions and using the welders Quick Guide as a resource.

Technique & Practical:

  • The technician will learn the importance of weld preparation and the importance of following OEM procedures.
  • The technician will weld multiple thicknesses relative to today’s collision repairs with focus on: torch angle, work angle, and travel speed; Special considerations for Aluminum and Silicon Bronze; Torch Adjustment and Remote Control.


  • The maintenance overview will cover all aspects of maintenance, inspection and best practices to ensure the equipment operates successfully.