Plasma Cutting Products

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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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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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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Guide package designed to help operators improve plasma cutting results

October 18, 2013

Hypertherm has released a consumable optimization package to owners of its HyPerformance® HPR® and HPRXD® plasma cutting systems. It comprises several guides to help operators improve cut quality, torch performance, and consumable life. The consumable care guide explains how to identify...

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Metalworking fluid designed for plasma cutting tables

October 9, 2013

Chemtool Inc. offers RPA Flame Kool, a moderate-duty, synthetic metalworking fluid formulated for general use on plasma cutting tables. The fluid provides a balance of cooling, wetting detergency, corrosion protection, and workpiece visibility for plasma cutting of ferrous alloys. The corrosion...

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Plasma cutting system handles steel to 6.3 in. thick -

Plasma cutting system handles steel to 6.3 in. thick

October 1, 2013

The HiFocus 600i neo plasma cutting system from Kjellberg Finsterwalde cuts materials such as mild steel and stainless steel with a thickness from 0.02 to 6.30 in. Marking, beveling, and underwater plasma cutting applications also are possible. Comprising two power sources — the HiFocus...

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Copper cathodes achieve 2,000 ignitions at 130 amps

October 1, 2013

Kjellberg Finsterwalde offers HiFocus copper cathodes for plasma cutting of mild steel. They can be used for a cutting current up to 280 amps. According to the company, in tests, the copper cathodes have achieved 2,000 ignitions with a cutting current of 130 amps and a cycle time of 20 sec., and...

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Cutting machine incorporates six oxyfuel torches, two plasma torches -

Cutting machine incorporates six oxyfuel torches, two plasma torches

September 30, 2013

The V304 plate processing system from Voortman delivers multitorch oxyfuel cutting, plasma straight cutting, and plasma 3-D beveling. It is suitable for repeating and simultaneous cutting jobs and layout marking. A maximum of six oxyfuel torches, two plasma torches, or a combination can be...

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Cutting systems process many plate sizes

September 6, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc. has introduced the Liberty and Patriot cutting systems. Both process a variety of plate sizes using conventional plasma to high-precision plasma. The Patriot unit can also use the oxyfuel process....

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Plasma cutting power sources feature all-digital control circuitry -

Plasma cutting power sources feature all-digital control circuitry

September 5, 2013

ESAB Cutting Systems has introduced the EPP-202 and EPP-362, the next generation of Precision Plasmarc® power sources for the m3 Plasma™ system, a precision plasma system that combines plasma cutting and marking capabilities. The new units control the plasma current using all-digital...

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Plasma cutting nozzles feature composite tungsten inserts

September 3, 2013

Thermacut has expanded its line of Tungsten EX-® nozzles, which are suitable for use as replacement parts for Hypertherm®'s HPR 130/260®, MAX200®, and HT4400® plasma cutting systems. The nozzle has two parts: a traditional copper base and a composite tungsten insert. According to the...

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Pressure vessel machinery nearly eliminates layout time -

Pressure vessel machinery nearly eliminates layout time

August 12, 2013

HGG has introduced a line of pressure vessel cutting machinery with 3-D steel profile cutting capability that combines plasma and oxyfuel processes. According to the manufacturer, the machinery reduces grinding, fitting, and welding time while nearly eliminating layout time. The line includes...

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Plasma power sources eliminate secondary operations -

Plasma power sources eliminate secondary operations

July 16, 2013

Victor® Thermal Dynamics® has launched the Ultra-Cut® XT series of power sources for automated plasma cutting. Its cut quality enables parts to go directly from the cutting table to welding, painting, or assembly without secondary operations. The machine delivers ISO Class 3 or...

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Plasma system delivers low part taper -

Plasma system delivers low part taper

July 15, 2013

Burny Kaliburn, a Lincoln Electric company, has introduced the Spirit® II series plasma cutting and marking system. It features FineLine™ high-definition plasma cutting technology, achieving the least part taper over the life of an electrode, according to the manufacturer. Three...

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Plasma cutting, welding torches highlighted in manual

July 10, 2013

Thermacut has released a new detailed manual for distributors and independent repair centers. It covers ESAB®, Komatsu®, Hypertherm®, Miller®, Victor Thermal Dynamics®, Thermal Arc®, and Whitney® systems, as well as Thermacut RTS replacement torches for Chinese and Italian low-amp, manual...

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Replacement electrodes for plasma cutting use silver wrap design around hafnium

June 20, 2013

Thermacut offers Super-Life™ replacement electrodes for mechanized plasma cutting systems from Hypertherm®, ESAB®, Victor-Thermal Dynamics, and Whitney®. The patented electrodes use a silver wrap design around the hafnium within the electrode. This helps improve cooling for longer electrode...

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