How to Build a Plasma Cutter

October 28, 2009

How to Build a Plasma Cutter My background is electronics, 22 years in the U.S. Navy as a Cryptologic Technician and then working as a Canon high end copier technician. A plasma cutting system consists of: 1. Power supply 2. Starting circuit 3. Torch 4. Gas supply The gas supply is the easiest part because […]

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Selecting a Plasma Cutter

October 22, 2009

Selecting a plasma cutter 1. Thickness of metal to cut. 2. How fast do you want to cut. 3. Input power requirements. 4. Portability. 5. Ease of Use. Probably the main consideration in selecting a plasma cutter is the thickness of metal you want to cut and how fast you want to cut. This will […]

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How Does a Plasma Cutter Work?

October 22, 2009

How Plasma Cutters Work. The plasma cutter uses compressed air that is passed through an electric arc inside the cutter nozzle. Here is where the flow of air is heated, becomes ionized, and becomes electrically conductive. At this point the airstream becomes a hot plasma stream. But the temperature is increased further when the plasma […]

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Hypertherm Plasma Cutter Models

October 18, 2009

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