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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High-current-density plasma cutting system pierces, production cuts steel up to 2-in. thick

December 11, 2007

High-current-density plasma cutting system pierces, production cuts steel up to 2-in. thickKaliburn says its Spirit400a is the industry's first 400-amp, high-current-density plasma cutting system. The system, which produces 80 kW, is rated 400 amps at 200 V, 100 percent duty cycle. It pierces and...

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Plasma cutting line expanded

October 22, 2007

Kaliburn has announced the expansion of its Spirit product line to include 150a and 200a models. The new systems—one a 150-amp model, the other a 200-amp—are automated high-definition plasma cutting systems that incorporate a hafnium technology.Hafnium Optimizing...

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Hand-held air plasma cutting system designed for heavy fabrication

September 11, 2007

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the Spectrum® 1251 air cutting and gouging system, designed for hand-held and automated cutting in heavy fabrication, manufacturing, demolition, and maintenance applications.The cutting system, suitable for steel up to 1.75 in., has a 100-amp output and a...

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Control upgrade kit for cutting systems offered

September 11, 2007

ProMotion® Controls Inc. has introduced an HS-862 upgrade kit for its older shape-cutting controls. The kit, designed to provide optimal Windows® operation, increases controller clock speed of the CPU and RAM.The kit is available for the company's shape-cutting controls made with the GX1...

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Portable shape-cutting machine has 20-shape memory

September 11, 2007

The modular drive, programmable shape machine from Bug-O Systems Inc. is a compact shape-cutting machine designed to run any shape or pattern. The machine—which can be used for flame cutting, plasma cutting, and welding—has a 20-shape-capacity memory that allows programming of various...

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Plasma cutting system has built-in air compressor

July 10, 2007

Hobart Welding Products has introduced the AirForce™250ci portable plasma cutting system. Featuring a built-in air compressor, the system weighs 27 lbs., half the weight of the company's previous model.The system, powered by a 115-VAC household current, can cut 1/8-in. mild steel and sever...

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50-amp plasma cutting consumables offered

July 10, 2007

Hypertherm Inc. has released 50-amp cutting consumables designed to optimize operation when cutting mild steel with thickness between 22 ga. and 5/16 in.The consumables are available for the HyPerformance Plasma® HPR130 and HPR260 systems, as well as for the HyDefinition® HD3070 and...

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Mechanized system simplifies air plasma cutting integration

June 12, 2007

Hypertherm®'s PowermaxEDGE® Sensor™ PHC, a combination of the Powermax® G3 Series™ plasma system and the automatic Sensor PHC (plasma height control), is available to authorized Powermax distributors and OEMs. The system provides simplified integration for entry-level,...

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Oxygen plasma system introduced

May 8, 2007

Hypertherm Inc. has announced the release of HySpeed Plasma HSD130, a easy-to-use, mechanized, oxygen plasma system.The system includes the company's patented LongLife® technology, designed to deliver double the consumable life at half the cost, the company says.Recommended for small- to...

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Drive system developed for shape-cutting machines

April 10, 2007

ProMotion Controls, in cooperation with Kollmorgen Servotronix and Koike Aronson, has developed a high-performance digital AC drive amplifier system for shape-cutting machinery. The AC iDrives are the first AC drives designed to work with various motors, different motor sizes, and small to large...

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System offers plasma, oxyfuel cutting, scribing, drilling capabilities

April 10, 2007

Plasma Automation Inc. introduces the VICON Elite, a multifunctional processing system that offers users precision plasma and oxyfuel cutting, scribing and drilling capabilities.The specially designed gantry enables the use of various standard and/or precision plasma power supplies, as well as...

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Product simplifies plasma cutting system integration

April 10, 2007

Hypertherm Inc.'s PowermaxEDGE is designed to simplify mechanized plasma cutting system integration.The bundled solution integrates a patented Powermax® G3 Series™ plasma system with either a standalone Sensor™ PHC (plasma height control) or the EDGE®l Ti CNC with integrated...

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Plasma lifter has magnetic collision sensor

March 13, 2007

MG Systems and Welding has introduced the OL200s plasma lifter. The lifter features smooth drive motion and contact-sense initial height sensing to set the pierce height precisely.A small limit switch provides a secondary method of detecting heavily primed plate or meeting underwater cutting...

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Plasma torch upgraded

February 13, 2007

A HyPerformance plasma torch upgrade from Hypertherm, Inc. brings the benefits of patented HyPerformance technology to existing HyDefinition HD3070 metal cutting systems. The upgrade is intended to Improve cut quality, increase productivity, and lower operating costs for owners of older HD3070...

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Video camera aligns, monitors cutting process

December 12, 2006

MG Systems and Welding has introduced a video camera feature that can be used as an alignment tool and monitor the cutting process.The camera, offered as an option for the company's TMC4500ST, MPC2000, Titan II, and MetalMaster Plus plasma and oxyfuel cutting machines, can monitor the operation on...

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