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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MultiCam appoints manufacturing manager

January 31, 2014

Dallas-based MultiCam Inc., a manufacturer of CNC cutting systems, has appointed Mike Boyte to the position of manufacturing manager. He has more than 20 years of manufacturing and quality control experience in industries related to factory automation. Boyte, a certified lean Six Sigma black...

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Hypertherm earns LEED Gold designation for its Lebanon, N.H., facility

January 30, 2014

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems based in Hanover, N.H., has announced a LEED® Gold designation for its new manufacturing facility in Lebanon, N.H. The facility is the only one of its kind in the state to receive a Gold or Platinum designation, according...

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ESAB spearheads, implements new ISO standard

January 30, 2014

Florence, S.C.-based ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, a manufacturer of fully integrated cutting systems, has implemented the new European EN ISO standard 17916 for the safety of thermal cutting machines. The company reports that it spearheaded the initiative to establish the new standard, which...

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Hypertherm webinars to cover plasma, laser, waterjet, CAM software

January 29, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H., manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced its 2014 webinar series, a collection of free, educational webinars for fabricators and others who routinely cut metal and other industrial materials. The webinars will feature a number of...

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CNC plasma system made for heavy-duty use

January 27, 2014

MultiCam's new V-PRO CNC plasma system features a standard, heavy-duty, all-steel water table with integrated bladder capable of processing sheet steel up to 1.25 in. thick without the need for fume evacuation. The system comes standard with a 200-amp Hypertherm MaxPro200 power supply,...

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The evolution of plasma cutting

January 17, 2014

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Metal fabricators with plasma cutting equipment that is 10 years or older may be surprised to learn just how far plasma cutting has come. The technology has evolved to the point that outside edges are smoother than ever, and precision holes can be cut to accommodate fasteners.

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Hypertherm transitions to a 100 percent employee-owned company

January 16, 2014

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has transferred all of its common stock into an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), making the company 100 percent employee owned under an S-Corporation structure. Previously Hypertherm's ESOP held...

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FABTECH 2014

November 11-13, 2014
  • Georgia World Congress Center
  • Atlanta, GA
  • FABTECH heads to Atlanta, GA November 11-13, 2014 bringing together an anticipated 27,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibiting companies all under one roof. The show provides a backdrop for visitors to experience live equipment demonstration, find cost savings solutions, and network with industry peers throughout the 500,000+ square feet of show floor throughout the B and C buildings at the George World Congress Center. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations on the latest industry trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

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    Hypertherm's True Bevel Technology

    Hypertherm Inc.

    Length: 4:49

    Hypertherm's True Bevel technology for mild steel facilitates new job setup using factory tested parameters for the HPRXD adapted to the mechanics of the bevel cutting system.

    PWTV: Tips on Plasma Cutting

    Practical Welding Today®

    Length: 16:10

    In this Practical Welding Television webisode, learn how to improve your Plasma Cutting skills.

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    Hypertherm recognized in New Hampshire as Best Large Company to Work For

    December 5, 2013

    Hypertherm, a metal cutting system manufacturer based in Hanover, N.H., has been selected as the Best Large Company to Work For in New Hampshire. This is the 11th time Hypertherm has been named to the Best Company list, sponsored by Business NH magazine and New Hampshire Businesses for Social...

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    Thermacut updates logo, slogan

    December 4, 2013

    Thermacut, Claremont, N.H., has announced a change in its logo and slogan to reflect the evolution of its core business. To highlight the introduction of a line of plasma cutting systems for both manual and mechanized plasma processes, and its continued evolvement into a full-line thermal cutting...

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    Plasma cutting system, waterjet system introduced

    December 3, 2013

    Hypertherm has introduced the new Powermax125 plasma cutting and gouging system. According to the company, the system delivers the most power of any portable air plasma system currently available. The machine features a 1.5-in. recommended cut capacity. It can sever 2.5-in.-thick metal while...

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    Lincoln Electric acquires an interest in Burlington Automation

    November 18, 2013

    Lincoln Electric has announced that it has acquired an interest in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada-based Burlington Automation, a provider of 3-D robotic plasma cutting systems. Burlington serves the structural steel, construction, oil and gas, and general fabrication markets in North America. The...

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    Plasma cutting table suitable for HVAC applications

    November 7, 2013

    Patriot Automation CNC Inc. has introduced the Patriot HVAC automated plasma cutting table designed for the HVAC industry. It comes in three sizes: 4 by 8 ft., 5 by 10 ft., and 6 by 12 ft. MTC's Design2Fab HVAC ducting software is standard. The software enables users to design and draw complex...

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