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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Starting from scratch

September 12, 2006

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Knowing the basics of plasma cutting, as well as some fundamental operator guidelines can lead to quality cuts and extended consumable life. The more operators know about the process, the more readily they can identify and address problems that may occur.

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Plasma cutting package cuts 3/8 in., severs 1/2-in material

August 8, 2006

The HandyPlasma® 380 plasma cutting package from ESAB Welding & Cutting Products cuts 3/8- in. and severs -in. material.The 208/230-VAC, single-phase machine comes complete with torch, spare...

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Plasma cutting consumable line expanded

August 8, 2006

Thermacut Inc. has expanded its plasma cutting consumable product line to include direct-replacement consumables for Hypertherm® PowerMax® series torches.The product offering includes the...

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Hypertherm's Powermax® line obtains RoHS/WEEE compliance

August 8, 2006

Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., has announced that all Powermax600, Powermax1000, Powermax1250, and Powermax1650 systems manufactured after July 1, 2006, are in compliance with the RoHS directive.The...

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MegaFab names sales manager for Latin America

August 8, 2006

MegaFab, Hutchinson, Kan., has appointed Hugh D. Barron as sales manager for Latin America.Barron is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. He is working to establish additional representation in areas...

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Plasma system cuts up to 5/8-in., severs up to -in. material

July 11, 2006

The PowerCut® 650 plasma cutting package from ESAB Welding & Cutting Products cuts up to 5/8-in. material and severs up to -in. material.The 53-lb. unit is compact in design and is transportable...

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Lincoln Electric receives President's 'E-Star' Award

June 2, 2006

The Lincoln Electric Company has received the President's "E Star" Award for Exports in recognition of its achievement in supporting export growth in the U.S. business community. The award was...

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Panasonic names director of solutions

May 9, 2006

Panasonic Factory Solutions Co. of America, Buffalo Grove, Ill., has named M. Faisal Pandit as director of solutions, responsible for all software and engineering systems.Pandit has been employed with...

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MG Systems and Welding hires national sales manager

April 11, 2006

MG Systems and Welding Inc., Menomonee Falls, Wis., has announced the hiring of Scott Kessler as national sales manager.Kessler is involved in activities that help the company's regional sales...

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Whitney names regional sales manager

April 11, 2006

Whitney, Rockford, Ill., a division of MegaFab, has appointed Cliff Ankersen as regional sales manager representing the Whitney and Bertsch product lines.Ankersen is responsible for the western U.S.,...

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MG Systems & Welding to be featured on History Channel

March 9, 2006

MG Systems & Welding is being featured on The History Channel's 'Super Tools' series as part of a show about the Newport News Shipyard, which uses the company's TMC4500ST for providing beveled plates...

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Desiccant dryer removes water, vapor, oil aerosols, dirt

March 7, 2006

Motor Guard Corp. has introduced the DD-1008 mini desiccant dryer.The dryer is a disposable, inline, point-of-use filter that features a color-change indicator when replacement is necessary.Attached...

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Plasma torch upgrade released

March 7, 2006

Hypertherm has released a new HyPerformance plasma torch upgrade for its HyDefinition HD4070 systems.The torch-and-lead upgrade kit comes with a 6-, 10-, or 15-ft. torch lead; a 200-amp machine torch;...

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Lincoln sponsors NASCAR Fantasy Weekends Sweepstakes

March 7, 2006

Lincoln Electric Co., Cleveland, has announced its NASCAR® Fantasy Weekends Sweepstakes, that offers individuals a chance to win one of three NASCAR prizes.The grand prize is a VIP race package...

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ESAB earns ISO 14001

March 7, 2006

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has earned environmental management system certification for ISO 14001. The company says it is one of the first welding and cutting businesses in the...

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