June 13, 2002
By: Dr. Gerald Kaye
This article discusses the components that make up a modern abrasive cutting machine. Many of the design considerations are based on the characteristics of the cutting wheel. The author also discusses feeding systems, vises, ejection systems, and the electronics and software that control the machine. Also included is some safety information.
Here's Jim Colt telling us about a new video contest anyone with a Hypertherm product can easily enter. T-shirts for just entering and nice prizes, too.
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Still Building America—Fabricating at lightning speed - by Josh Welton
Drew “Ruby” Parker has landed what many would consider a dream fabricating job—body hanger for a racing team. Where will this job take him?
Hands-on information, real-world applications, and down-to-earth practical advice for welders. Subscriptions are free to qualified welding professionals in North America.