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.
November 27, 2015
Koike Aronson has introduced the Mastergraph EX2 CNC plasma/oxyfuel cutting machine. It features a 1,400-IPM rapid speed, with a contour speed of 600 IPM. The 6-HP servo drives and low-backlash planetary gearboxes with new linear bearings help ensure smooth motion and excellent cut quality, the...
November 12, 2015By: SigmaTEK Systems
SigmaTEK Systems is the world's leading authority for material optimization, shop floor automation, and manufacturing/business systems integration. Products include: SigmaNEST (Supports: Laser, Plasma, Oxyfuel, Waterjet, Punch, Combination Punch/Laser, Router, Knife). SigmaTUBE (Laser and Plasma tube and pipe cutting).
October 28, 2015
Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has opened a 28,000-sq.-ft. waterjet facility in New Brighton, Minn. The building contains both office and manufacturing space for the company’s line of HyPrecision waterjet products. It also houses...
October 19, 2015
Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a U.S.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, is a 2015 winner of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Green Power Leadership Award in recognition of its commitment to using green energy and its support of green power usage in...
September 8, 2015 | By Tim Heston
A fluid for plasma cutting tables is designed to coat workpieces to prevent rust and corrosion. The fluid effectively biodegrades bacteria on contact. The company also reports that the fluid is safe enough to send down the sewer.
September 1, 2015 | By Dan Davis
R.J. Cyr Co., Maidstone, Ont., had a job for which it needed to cut sections of structural steel beam, but it couldn't do the job profitably relying on a manual approach. After consulting with its plasma cutting table supplier, the company devised a way to add CNC cutting capability into the mix.
August 26, 2015
Samantha Noland from nexAir provides a brief overview on the benefits of automation in a shop environment.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015By: RoboVent
Everything You Need to Know about Weld Fumes Webcast Series: Part 3 Weld fumes pose health and safety dangers to workers and create budgetary pressures for plant operators. If your plant has a weld fume problem, you probably know it based on the telltale blue haze around the lights.
Thursday, October 22, 2015By: RoboVent
Everything You Need to Know about Weld Fumes Webcast Series: Part 2 Weld fumes pose health and safety dangers to workers and create budgetary pressures for plant operators. If your plant has a weld fume problem, you probably know it based on the telltale blue haze around the lights.
August 10, 2015
Messer Cutting Systems, Menomonee Falls, Wis., celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2015. In the U.S., the company began under the name CRO Eng. in 1955 as a flame-cutting machinery manufacturer with three employees working in 3,000 sq. ft. of rented space in Milwaukee. The firm pioneered many...
August 5, 2015
Hypertherm, Hanover, N.H., a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced the recipients of its 2015 Spark Something Great educational grant program. Each of the winning high schools, vocational schools, community colleges, colleges, and universities from...
August 3, 2015
Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, waterjet, and laser cutting systems, has purchased Jabez Technologies, Montreal, creator of Robotmaster software. Hypertherm is not making any major changes to Jabez’s operations, leadership structure, or distribution channels. Chahe...
July 27, 2015 | By Jim Colt
Choosing a plasma power supply is one thing; putting together an entire system is something else altogether. A complete plan includes an X-Y table, CNC system, software, and fume control.
July 22, 2015
Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has released its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. Available for download at www.hypertherm.com/csr/, the report measures 2014 progress on the company’s social and environmental efforts....
July 1, 2015
Soitaab has expanded its presence in the North American market with the opening of its new U.S. headquarters in Lombard, Ill. The facility houses a demo lab with new machines and stocks spare parts for all machines manufactured by the company. From this location, Soitaab provides all support...