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Hypertherm hires district sales managers

December 16, 2008

Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., has hired three district sales managers —Brian Dotson, Tom Nugen, and Corey Stahle—and has named Martin Geheran as its new product marketing manager responsible for consumable sales of non-Hypertherm cutting systems.Dotson has more than 12 years of experience...

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Cut it out

December 14, 2008 | By By Steve Hidden

With a plasma cutter and grinder, you can unleash your inner artist and create unique metal art. In words and images, this article describes how to select the equipment, create a template, set up the work area, make your cuts, and finish the project.

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Plasma cutting for pipe, tube

December 2, 2008 | By Jim Colt

Plasma cutting has come a long way since it was developed in the1950s. Includes a sidebar that reflects some tube and pipe trends and a maintenance sidebar.

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Replacement parts designed for Kaliburn Proline plasma torches

November 11, 2008

The American Torch Tip Co. offers replacement parts for use on the Kaliburn Proline 2200 and 2600 plasma torches.The parts are manufactured in the company's Bradenton, Fla., facility. The emphasis has been on developing a high-quality product with extremely close tolerances to help ensure good...

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Thermadyne Automation Partners With Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems

November 11, 2008

Thermadyne Automation, St. Louis, has partnered with Torchmate CNC Cutting Systems, Harwood, Md. "The Thermal Dynamics Auto-Cut and Ultra-Cut machines have allowed us to tap into a customer base we weren't able to get into before," said Bill Kunz, CEO of Torchmate. The distributor provides...

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Hypertherm launches online classroom for distributors

November 11, 2008

Hypertherm, designer and manufacturer of plasma cutting systems, has launched the Hypertherm Cutting Institute, a new online classroom designed to help people learn more about the company's plasma products and plasma cutting in general.The classroom, found at www.hyperthermcuttinginstitute.com,...

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World Trade Commission visits Peddinghaus

October 14, 2008

Peddinghaus Corp., Bradley, Ill., hosted the Tri-City World Trade Commission in July.The commission has 18 trade commissioners representing 14 countries: Austria, Belgium, China, Canada, Great Britain, Hungary, Malaysia, Netherlands, Pakistan, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, and...

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Thermadyne Honors Distributor Cee Kay Supply

October 14, 2008

Thermadyne Industries Inc., St. Louis, recently honored one of its distributors, Cee Kay Supply, St. Louis, on Cee Kay's 60th anniversary. Cee Kay is an independent supplier of industrial gases, welding and cutting equipment, and supplies.Thermadyne Executive Vice President of Global Sales and...

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President Bush visits Lincoln Electric

October 14, 2008

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. welcomed President George W. Bush to its world headquarters and manufacturing plant in Cleveland on July 29.Bush toured the facility and learned about the company's welding products, including its automated welding technology. He participated in live robotic and...

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Cleaner consumables, cleaner cuts, better production

September 16, 2008 | By Jim Colt

Plasma cutting is one of the most efficient ways to cut sheet and heavy plate, but that efficiency can evaporate quickly without proper consumable maintenance.

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Plasma cutting system improves electrode life, cutting quality

August 27, 2008

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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275-amp plasma cutting consumables introduced

August 12, 2008

Hypertherm's Centricut brand has announced the availability of 275-amp consumables for InnerLogic (Kaliburn) ProLine 2260 and FineLine 260 systems.The new consumable line includes the company's patented SilverLine® electrodes, which have a solid silver front end welded to a copper electrode...

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Manual plasma cutting line expanded

August 12, 2008

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched two new models in its PowerCut™ line of Plasmarc™ manual cutting packages. The lightweight, portable 1600 and 1300 models offer the highest speeds and thickness capabilities in their class, as well as high duty cycles, the company reports.The...

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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 June."As a result of the strong sales growth we have experienced during the past several years, D&S...

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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 1/8-in. recommended cut. It includes a 120-V, 15-amp...

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