How does plasma cutting actually work? How it is that plasma is able to cut through such a hard material as metal? Why is it so important that we use plasma assist gases? The following is a brief overview of some of the science behind plasma cutting technology, how it works, and why it is so tremendously powerful
In addition to the webinar Hypertherm gave on lengthening plasma consumable life, they also provide some helpful suggestions for routine cleaning. Here are some of the steps for routine cleaning that will keep your Hypertherm Torch in optimal condition from the Hypertherm Torch Maintenance Guide
- Dual Gas
- Water Shield
- Water Injection
In plasma cutting, the most commonly used gases include: compressed air, oxygen, nitrogen, and an argon/hydrogen mixture. Various combinations of each gas may be used as either the primary plasma cutting gas or secondary assist gas to cut different types of material.
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