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Plasma Cutting | Articles | The FABRICATOR

You can plasma cut it, but can you weld it?

March 10, 2009 | By Geoffrey Putnam, Thierry Renault, Nakhleh Hussary, Ph.D.

Time spent on extensive weld prep easily can eliminate any gains made from faster plasma cutting. Put another way, it doesn't matter how fast a plasma cuts if the resulting cut face can't be welded efficiently.

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