Plasma Cutting Products

Alone or assisted with water, plasma has proven itself to be one of the most efficient cutting processes for sheet, plate, tube, pipe, and profiles. Search this technology area for information on equipment, cutting tips, and gases.

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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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Preventive maintenance program introduced for plasma systems

June 6, 2014

Hypertherm has released a preventive maintenance program designed to help its customers maximize the performance and life of their HyPerformance® plasma cutting systems. The program shows users how to inspect their system, provides cleaning and maintenance check lists, and contains a suggested...

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Oxyfuel/plasma cutting system features fully integrated CNC

May 14, 2014

ESAB Cutting Systems has introduced Crossbow, a compact, portable oxyfuel/plasma CNC cutting system. It features a fully integrated CNC, eliminating the need for the user to add a controller to the system. A menu-driven interface simplifies operation. A library of 24 common shapes minimizes...

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Torch lineup includes 4-ft.-long model

April 14, 2014

Hypertherm has introduced Duramax Hyamp air plasma torches. The line includes long models for extended-reach cutting and a number of robotic torches. The long torches, designed for hand-held cutting, come in two different lengths — 2 ft. and 4 ft. — and two different torch head...

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Plasma torch protection system retrofits to existing CNC tables

March 31, 2014

Boss Mfg. has introduced a plasma torch protection system for use on CNC tables. Made of anodized aluminum, the product can bevel cut. Its microswitch control allows gantry movement and plasma arc to stop in the event of a collision. Generic mounts enable installation on most torch...

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Water table performs plasma cutting, dry cutting

March 27, 2014

Messer Cutting Systems Inc. has introduced the compact EdgeMax L-series water table, which features a unitized steel water table/frame, full-capture bearing assemblies, and a low-mass aluminum beam. Driven by dual brushless AC motors, the plate cutting machine provides fast acceleration,...

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5-axis bevel plasma head cuts up to 2-in.-thick mild steel

March 24, 2014

MultiCam has introduced a new 5-axis bevel plasma head, made with aluminum castings for weight reduction and rigidity. The head’s features help improve crash protection, simplify maintenance, and provide for maximum table coverage, according to the manufacturer. The head moves in the X, Y, and...

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Plasma cutting system delivers increased power while remaining portable

March 17, 2014

Hypertherm has launched the Powermax30® XP plasma cutting system. According to the manufacturer, the system is 50 percent more powerful than its predecessor, yet maintains its light weight and small size. The two-in-one design allows high-power cutting on thick metal and detailed cutting on...

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CNC plasma available in kit form

February 18, 2014

MultiCam offers its V series CNC plasma machine, suitable for entry-level and experienced manufacturers, in kit form. Instructions are provided on DVD, and the machine can be assembled and ready to operate in about 4 to 6 hrs. EZ-G code and EZ-Suite application software, included with all...

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CNC plasma system made for heavy-duty use

January 27, 2014

MultiCam's new V-PRO CNC plasma system features a standard, heavy-duty, all-steel water table with integrated bladder capable of processing sheet steel up to 1.25 in. thick without the need for fume evacuation. The system comes standard with a 200-amp Hypertherm MaxPro200 power supply,...

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Plasma cutting system, waterjet system introduced

December 3, 2013

Hypertherm has introduced the new Powermax125 plasma cutting and gouging system. According to the company, the system delivers the most power of any portable air plasma system currently available. The machine features a 1.5-in. recommended cut capacity. It can sever 2.5-in.-thick metal while...

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Plasma cutting table suitable for HVAC applications

November 7, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc. has introduced the Patriot HVAC automated plasma cutting table designed for the HVAC industry. It comes in three sizes: 4 by 8 ft., 5 by 10 ft., and 6 by 12 ft. MTC's Design2Fab HVAC ducting software is standard. The software enables users to design and draw complex...

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Guide package designed to help operators improve plasma cutting results

October 18, 2013

Hypertherm has released a consumable optimization package to owners of its HyPerformance® HPR® and HPRXD® plasma cutting systems. It comprises several guides to help operators improve cut quality, torch performance, and consumable life. The consumable care guide explains how to identify...

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Metalworking fluid designed for plasma cutting tables

October 9, 2013

Chemtool Inc. offers RPA Flame Kool, a moderate-duty, synthetic metalworking fluid formulated for general use on plasma cutting tables. The fluid provides a balance of cooling, wetting detergency, corrosion protection, and workpiece visibility for plasma cutting of ferrous alloys. The corrosion...

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Copper cathodes achieve 2,000 ignitions at 130 amps

October 1, 2013

Kjellberg Finsterwalde offers HiFocus copper cathodes for plasma cutting of mild steel. They can be used for a cutting current up to 280 amps. According to the company, in tests, the copper cathodes have achieved 2,000 ignitions with a cutting current of 130 amps and a cycle time of 20 sec., and...

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