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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 parts are compatible with Powermax 1000 and 1250 power...

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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 Human Resources Barbara Couch celebrating with the company's associates and customers in Mexico...

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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 of its U.S. and Canadian sales and technical personnel on the cutting systems, which are suitable...

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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 machining of the frame and mounting surfaces helps improve system accuracy. The uniframe design provides...

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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 than 50 countries. The company completed the acquisition through its wholly owned subsidiary,...

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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 | By Dan Davis

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 a light-duty power supply suitable for HVAC and small sheet metal shops. It can cut at more than...

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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 power supplies, and torch height controls.The company says the software also reduces the manual...

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Plasma cutting primer

March 11, 2008 | By Kent Swart

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, increased office space. The new project will add 60 ft. by 238 ft. to the south side of the plant. The...

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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 joining the company he served as controller for a midsize construction company, as manager of customer...

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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 welding a solid silver front end to a copper electrode base and inserting a hafnium pin into the...

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Plasma cutting machine offers unitized construction, multiple torch options

January 15, 2008

MG Systems and Welding has introduced the EdgeMax plasma cutting system, which offers unitized construction and multiple plasma torch options.The system is suitable for HVAC, general fabrication, and precision plasma cutting with three basic models: the H, the G, and the P. The H is designed for...

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New Miller Web page connects visitors to welding resources

January 15, 2008

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s new Industries and Interests Web page, located at www.millerwelds.com/interests, organizes the information available on the Appleton, Wis., company's Web site into nine categories: Manufacturing, Fabrication, Construction, Service Truck, Welding Instructors, Motorsports,...

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