Oxyfuel Cutting

The oxyfuel cutting technology area discusses oxyfuel equipment, cutting tips, gases, and how to get the most out of this versatile, capable process.

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Eliminating oxyfuel hazards in your shop

September 2, 2015


Keeping these tips in mind during safety and performance audits can help you keep the shop floor safe even when potentially dangerous fabricating activities are taking place.

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Messer Cutting Systems launches social website

August 21, 2015

Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based Messer Cutting Systems, a manufacturer of oxyfuel, plasma, and laser plate cutting systems, has launched a new social website at www.plasmacuttingpros.com for metal cutting professionals to share insights on their industry. The website differs from the company’s...

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Oxyfuel cutting thick, fast—and safely

August 11, 2015


An oxyfuel cutting gas from MagneGas Corp. cuts thick plate with a highly concentrated flame. The gas—created from liquid biomass via plasma gasification—has in a mechanized setup cut 3.5-in.-thick plate at 18 IPM. The company also says that the gas is especially safe because it’s lighter than air.

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Messer Cutting Systems marks 60 years in business

August 10, 2015

Messer Cutting Systems, Menomonee Falls, Wis., celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2015. In the U.S., the company began under the name CRO Eng. in 1955 as a flame-cutting machinery manufacturer with three employees working in 3,000 sq. ft. of rented space in Milwaukee. The firm pioneered many...

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Soitaab Impianti Srl opens U.S. headquarters in Illinois

July 1, 2015

Soitaab has expanded its presence in the North American market with the opening of its new U.S. headquarters in Lombard, Ill. The facility houses a demo lab with new machines and stocks spare parts for all machines manufactured by the company. From this location, Soitaab provides all support...

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CNC hardware/software designed for plasma, oxyfuel cutting

May 27, 2015

OSAI USA has introduced OPENCut™ CNC hardware/software for plasma and oxyfuel cutting. The plasma generator system is available in 120-, 250-, and 420-amp sizes, equipped with automatic gas console. Included in the system package are a multitouch HMI with 2-D and 3-D graphics for program...

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Icon Machine Tool named as distributor for Messer Cutting Systems

January 15, 2015

Icon Machine Tool has announced the addition of Messer Cutting Systems’ plasma, oxyfuel, and large-plate processing equipment to its metal fabrication equipment product lines. The machines are suitable for shipbuilding, rail, agriculture, job shop, structural steel, and precision fabrication...

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Plasma and oxyfuel: A productive combination

October 13, 2014


Gaining flexibility to match individual plate fabrication requirements using both mechanized oxyfuel and plasma cutting can make plate cutting far more efficient. As these technologies advance, fabricators can produce their parts smarter, faster, with the highest quality, and at lower cost. Regardless, the choice to use these technologies on separate machines or on one system is as individual as the application requirements.

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Compact, automated cutting machine includes two oxyfuel torches, one plasma station

October 8, 2014

ESAB Cutting Systems has introduced SGX, a compact, automated cutting machine for plasma and oxyfuel cutting. Designed for small fabricators and manufacturers, the machine carries up to three tool stations, including up to two oxyfuel torches and one plasma station that can be equipped with the...

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Outfit protects, organizes oxyacetylene torch equipment

September 19, 2014

The Uniweld Rollin’ Roughneck outfit protects and organizes torch equipment. The A-style uses a tip mix gas mixing system. This three-seated tip allows the gases to be mixed in the tip rather than in the head or tube. The outfit includes a rolling cart, oxygen regulator, acetylene regulator,...

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Automatic slag removal table eliminates production interruptions

July 8, 2014

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome has introduced the Klean Sweep automatic slag removal table. The self-cleaning cutting table removes slag and scrap automatically during cutting operations to help eliminate production interruptions and reduce labor costs. It can be used with various laser, oxyfuel, and...

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Victor Technologies announces winners of student cutting and welding contest

May 1, 2014

St. Louis-based Victor Technologies™, a provider of cutting, gas control, and specialty welding equipment, has announced the six winners of its 2013 A Cut Above contest for students in welding and cutting programs at secondary and postsecondary schools. The individual winners, who each won a...

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Uniweld Products Inc. enters partnership with Khusheim Industrial Equipment

December 4, 2013

Uniweld Products Inc., a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based manufacturer of oxyfuel welding and cutting equipment and accessories, has entered into a partnership with Khusheim Industrial Equipment for distribution of Uniweld products throughout Saudi Arabia. Khusheim Industrial Equipment is a subsidiary...

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Retro Systems names COO

October 24, 2013

Chicago-based Retro Systems Inc., a manufacturer of CNC profile cutting machines for the plasma, oxyfuel, and waterjet cutting processes, has named Brice Turner as COO. He also serves as managing partner of Retro Systems LLC. Turner is founder and president of Duty First Holdings in Wichita, Kan....

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PWTV: Tips on Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting Part 2

Presented by Practical Welding Today®

Length: 13:00

In this two-part webisode, learn useful tips on oxyacetylene welding and cutting.

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