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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CNC plasma tube cutter adjusts quickly to various material shapes

January 19, 2015

Electro-Mechanical Integrators (EMI) offers the Tube Processing Center (TPC), a CNC machine for cutting any combination of intersecting angles, copes, slots, and holes with no tooling changes. Changes to material sizes and shapes are accomplished in a matter of minutes with only an Allen wrench....

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Biodegradable water-table fluid prevents corrosion, bacteria growth

December 22, 2014

LubeCorp.’s GreenCut plasma arc water-table fluid, used as a treatment for water tables in CNC plasma arc cutting systems, now is available from Rhino Cutting Systems. The biodegradable treatment prevents corrosion, bacteria growth, foaming, and hot-spotting. It is thermally stable at plasma...

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Short torch designed for use in 3-D plasma cutting

November 20, 2014

Hypertherm has introduced a modified HyPerformance® HPRXD® torch developed in cooperation with HGG Profiling Equipment B.V. Coupling of HGG’s pipe, box, beam, and profile cutting equipment with Hypertherm’s line of torches required a joint development effort to create a shorter,...

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Plasma/fiber laser combination machine achieves 3,000-IPM traverse speed

November 7, 2014

The MetalMaster Xcel from Messer Cutting Systems features high acceleration drives and traversing speeds of 3,000 IPM. Multiple tools can be added, including plasma beveling, oxyfuel, combination plasma/fiber laser cutting, drilling, and marking coupled with OmniWin software. Using the...

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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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Manual plasma cutting/gouging system removes up to 25 lbs. of carbon steel per hour

September 15, 2014

Victor® Thermal Dynamics® has launched an improved PAK 200i manual plasma cutting and gouging system. It delivers 100 percent duty cycle at 200 amps, is capable of hand cutting up to 2.75 in. on mild steel and 10 IPM on 2-in. carbon steel, and removes up to 25 lbs. of carbon steel per hour....

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Plasma torches keep consumables cool

August 26, 2014

American Torch Tip (ATTC®) launches the new PHDx series of torches for automated plasma cutting systems up to 260 amps. The torch is designed to keep consumables cooler through improved heat dissipation. Cooler-running consumables last longer, reducing the number of changeouts needed and...

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Plasma bevel machine offers 24/7 operation

August 8, 2014

Messer Cutting Systems is introducing the MPC2000 CNC cutting machine at FABTECH. The heavy-duty plasma bevel machine offers oxyfuel, drilling, and marking with superior cut quality, high accuracy, and repeatability, according to the manufacturer. The large gantry has enhanced linear ways and...

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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 designed to be economical. The machine’s size and weight allow for simplified transport as applications require. The unit is suitable for trade schools, small fab shops, maintenance and repair...

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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 angles: 45...

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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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