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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Hypertherm announces changes to leadership team

July 10, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced two leadership changes. Aaron Brandt assumes the role of vice president of engineering, while Hidde van Hoeven becomes business team leader for mechanized plasma. Brandt oversees the...

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Automatic slag removal table eliminates production interruptions

July 8, 2014

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome has introduced the Klean Sweep automatic slag removal table. The self-cleaning cutting table removes slag and scrap automatically during cutting operations to help eliminate production interruptions and reduce labor costs. It can be used with various laser, oxyfuel, and...

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Hypertherm releases 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility report

June 20, 2014

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The report, which measures the company’s progress against social and environmental goals, is available for download here. The...

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Hypertherm receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

June 18, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has earned ISO 9001:2008 certification of the quality management system for its CNC motion and torch height control products. The expanded certification complements its quality management system...

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Hypertherm photo contest searches for oldest system in North America

June 6, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has launched the “I cut anything but corners” photo contest to find the oldest Hypertherm system in North America. The contest is open to anyone with a Hypertherm system that is at least 5 years...

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Preventive maintenance program introduced for plasma systems

June 6, 2014

Hypertherm has released a preventive maintenance program designed to help its customers maximize the performance and life of their HyPerformance® plasma cutting systems. The program shows users how to inspect their system, provides cleaning and maintenance check lists, and contains a suggested...

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O.E. Meyer Co. honored by Hypertherm as top independent distributor

June 2, 2014

O.E. Meyer Co., Sandusky, Ohio, has been recognized as the top North American independent distributor by Hypertherm Inc., Hanover, N.H., with an award named after Hypertherm Chairman and CEO Dick Couch. The award includes a $500 donation to a nonprofit organization of the winner’s choice. O.E....

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Oxyfuel/plasma cutting system features fully integrated CNC

May 14, 2014

ESAB Cutting Systems has introduced Crossbow, a compact, portable oxyfuel/plasma CNC cutting system designed to be economical. The machine’s size and weight allow for simplified transport as applications require. The unit is suitable for trade schools, small fab shops, maintenance and repair...

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Hypertherm launches cutting blog

May 1, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has launched SPARK, a new blog designed to share best practices, answer questions, and help people overcome their cutting challenges. Content of the blog, available at, is based on...

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Victor Technologies announces winners of student cutting and welding contest

May 1, 2014

St. Louis-based Victor Technologies™, a provider of cutting, gas control, and specialty welding equipment, has announced the six winners of its 2013 A Cut Above contest for students in welding and cutting programs at secondary and postsecondary schools. The individual winners, who each won a...

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Torch lineup includes 4-ft.-long model

April 14, 2014

Hypertherm has introduced Duramax Hyamp air plasma torches. The line includes long models for extended-reach cutting and a number of robotic torches. The long torches, designed for hand-held cutting, come in two different lengths — 2 ft. and 4 ft. — and two different torch head angles: 45...

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Plasma torch protection system retrofits to existing CNC tables

March 31, 2014

Boss Mfg. has introduced a plasma torch protection system for use on CNC tables. Made of anodized aluminum, the product can bevel cut. Its microswitch control allows gantry movement and plasma arc to stop in the event of a collision. Generic mounts enable installation on most torch...

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Water table performs plasma cutting, dry cutting

March 27, 2014

Messer Cutting Systems Inc. has introduced the compact EdgeMax L-series water table, which features a unitized steel water table/frame, full-capture bearing assemblies, and a low-mass aluminum beam. Driven by dual brushless AC motors, the plate cutting machine provides fast acceleration,...

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Hypertherm plans two-day training workshops on advanced cutting topics

March 26, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced plans to host two days of live training at Conestoga College in Cambridge, Ont., April 30 and May 1. The workshops will show people how to improve their system performance, material usage,...

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