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Plasma Cutter Uses

If you are like me, I had a small project that could benefit from a plasma cutter. Howerver, I didn’t want to spend a significant amount of my heard earned money for just one little project. So I asked myself, what are the other plasma cutter uses? I was surprised as I asked around on what or how a plasma cutter can be used for and realized that it was a good tool for the money. Plasma cutters are precision...
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What is a Plasma Cutter Duty Cycle?

What is a Plasma Cutter Duty Cycle?

The plasma cutter duty cycle of a particular unit is the amount of time in an hour the cutter can safely operate without the torch or unit overheating or shutting down. This is generally expressed as a percentage and is determined by how much amperage the unit draws. Let’s say the plasma cutter you are looking at is the Hyperthem Powermax 45 and it has following duty cycle values: So when making an average cut on a half inch thick...
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How a Plasma Cutter Works

How a Plasma Cutter Works

As you know, plasma cutter is a machine designed for cutting materials mainly metals. Rather than cutting with oxyfuel, it transfers energy from a power source to a conductive material using an electrically conductive gas. When compared with oxyfuel, cutting with a plasma cutter is not only faster but also cleaner thanks to its process. The inventors of this machine took the idea from the ability of matter to change from one state to another when heat is applied to...
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How to Work With Plasma Cutter Safely

How to Work With Plasma Cutter Safely

Safety is an important issue that should not be overlooked when one is handling a plasma cutter. Plasma cutter generates great force so that it will be able to cut through metal material. You don’t need to be told the great harm that plasma cutter can inflict on you if it mistakenly gets at you. This is why it is important that you handle it with caution to forestall the occurrence of any possible accident. This piece is aimed at...
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