Thierry Renault

Principal Arc Process Engineer
Victor Technologies International
16052 Swingley Ridge Road
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St. Louis, MO 63017

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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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Plasma Cutting | Articles | The FABRICATOR

The life and times of plasma cutting

November 6, 2007 | By Nakhleh Hussary, Ph.D., Thierry Renault

Plasma cutting has become a process of choice for many because of its cost-effectiveness. However, this wasn't the case when the technology was introduced because of short consumable life. Technological innovations over the years, however, helped to change that.

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