Plasma Cutting

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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D&S Mfg. unveils expansion plan

August 12, 2008

Michael Dougherty, president of D&S Mfg. in Black River Falls, Wis., has announced the company's initiation of a $6.4 million expansion of its production facilities. The 12-month project commenced in...

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Plasma cutting system suitable for HVACR applications

July 15, 2008

Thermal Dynamics has introduced the AirCut 15C manual plasma cutting system, which is suitable for HVACR applications.The 29-lb. system, which has a built-in air compressor, cuts up to 3/16 in. with a...

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Replacement bodies designed for Powermax— torches

July 15, 2008

Thermacut Inc. has introduced a line of replacement parts for Hypertherm® Powermax® T-60® and T-80® hand torch bodies; 25- and 50-ft. lead sets; and torch with leads assemblies. The...

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Hypertherm celebrates 40th anniversary

July 15, 2008

Hypertherm Inc., Hanover, N.H., a manufacturer of plasma arc metal cutting technology, celebrated its 40th anniversary in June.The events began with Hypertherm founder Dick Couch and Vice President of...

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Koike installs Thermal Dynamics plasma cutting machines

July 15, 2008

Koike-Aronson Inc., Arcade, N.Y., recently installed AutoCut and UltraCut plasma cutting systems from Thermal Dynamics, St. Louis, at its training facilities in Arcade and Houston. Koike trained all...

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Uniframe plasma cutting system has compact footprint

June 17, 2008

AKS Cutting Systems has introduced the tru-kut heavy-duty, 5-ft. by 10-ft. plasma cutting system. The rigid, fully welded steel frame provides a stable platform, the company reports.Single setup...

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ITT Corp. acquires Kaliburn

May 15, 2008

ITT Corp., White Plains, N.Y., recently acquired Kaliburn Inc., Charleston, S.C.ITT Corp. is an engineering and manufacturing company that employs approximately 40,000 people and has customers in more...

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ButlerBuilt Plasma Table

Plasma delivers precision for top seat manufacturer

May 13, 2008

ButlerBuilt, a leading manufacturer of motorsports seating located in Harrisburg, N.C., finds a new plasma cutting system to be a much better improvement over the 15-year-old plasma table it dumped in early 2007.

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Service center fabricates its future

March 11, 2008

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Denman & Davis calls itself the largest general-line, independent service center in the Northeast. The company has about 65,000 square feet of inventory and manufacturing space in Clifton, N.J., another 70,000 square feet in Slatersville, R.I., and another 35,000 in Albany, N.Y. The company distributes a variety of hot-rolled and cold-finished bars, structural shapes, sheets, and tubing, but has discovered a fruitful niche with plate, used in pressure vessel, power generation, and processing applications.

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Plasma cutting machine suitable for HVAC, small shops

March 11, 2008

3D Mfg. Inc.'s Razor Cut EL plasma cutting machine has a welded tubular frame and linear-motion rails—which are driven by a servo positioning system—on the X, Y, and Z axes.The system has...

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Nesting software offers plasma cutting support

March 11, 2008

The ProNest nesting system from MTC Software Inc. now offers plasma cutting support. A sheet and plate processing software program, the system automates industry-standard CNC, automatic gas plasma...

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Plasma cutting primer

March 11, 2008

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Plasma cutting is a widely used process in the welding industry that provides both speed and precision, but it doesn't happen by accident. Being knowledgeable about your cutting applications, and familiarizing yourself with cutting techniques, maintenance, and safety features, will allow for a productive plasma experience.

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MG Systems & Welding expands

February 12, 2008

MG Systems & Welding Inc., Menomonee Falls, Wis., a manufacturer of thermal cutting machines, has expanded its facilities for the second time in a year.The first addition, completed last summer,...

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Arc-Zone.com names director of operations

February 12, 2008

Arc-Zone.com® Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., has named Scott Reiman as director of operations.Reiman has more than 10 years of experience in accounting, sales, and customer service management. Before...

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150-amp set added to consumable line

January 15, 2008

Hypertherm has added a 150-amp consumable set to its Centricut® brand Innerlogic Proline2200 consumable line.The consumables feature patented SilverLine® electrode technology, which involves...

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