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  • Consuming plasma consumables too quickly?

    All plasma systems—whether it’s a portable, 30-amp unit or a high-precision, automated system that can cut material up to 6 inches thick at 100 percent duty cycle—use consumables that have an expected life. In high-use environments, the cost of consumables can become considerable over time. Familiarizing yourself with what causes premature consumable wear and how […]

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  • Mechanized plasma cutting for HVAC applications

    Today many HVAC shops use plasma cutters—both hand-held torches and CNC mechanized systems—to cut material for fabrication. These fabricators find that for their applications, plasma is a fast, clean, economical way for them to cut light-gauge metal. This overview of mechanized plasma technology for HVAC includes a brief review of the industry, a review of […]

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  • How To Avoid The Top 10 problems in plasma cutting

    The old adage “measure twice, cut once” is as important for plasma arc cutting operators as it is for carpenters. The phrase could be reworded to “inspect twice, cut once” for the plasma industry. Careful preparation, setup, and maintenance can alleviate many costly problems which operators encounter. Strategy The following is a list of remedies […]

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  • CNC Plasma: Pierce Starts vs. Edge Starts

    In Plasma cutting there are two different types of starts, edge starts and pierce starts. They signify how the start of the cut will take place, and will have implications for other elements of the cut such as edge finish and quality. In addition the type of start used can affect your plasma consumable life. As a result it is important to understand the difference between the two types of starts in order to optimize your cutting experience.

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  • CNC Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose a CNC Plasma Cutter

    Today’s blog post features an excellent article from the Fab Shop Direct Magazine. In this installment, Jim Colt of Hypertherm delves into the world of CNC plasma cutters and shares his thoughts on what to look for in your next machine.

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  • 4 Factors Affecting Quality of Waterjet at the Cutting Head

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    There are multiple factors that determine the precision of the overall waterjet stream. For quality at the cutting head only, these features should be considered for successful abrasive waterjet cutting:

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  • What Additional Capabilities Exist for Optimizing Production with my Panel Saw?

    Now that you know how to choose the right panel saw for your applications, it’s time to take a deeper dive into our accessories and accessory packages for our panel saws for optimizing production with your panel saws. Our accessories provide many benefits including: Taking stress off your back by bringing smaller panels to waist level […]

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  • How To Choose The Right Panel Saw

    Determining which panel saw is right for you is the equivalent of opening Pandora’s box and often leaves you asking more questions. Our founder, the late Gene Olson invented the vertical panel saw in 1958 and we’ve been America’s Leading Producer of Vertical Panel Saws ever since. Our machines are proudly made in Minnesota, and […]

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  • How To Increase Your CNC Machining Speed

    Are you sending your own stress through the roof because you’re cutting it way too close with customer production deadlines? Or, are you the type who acts before you can see problems happening so they never actually occur? Everyone in CNC machining wants more speed…without sacrificing quality. So what are some ways you can get […]

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  • How to maximize solid wood machining

    Heavy-duty machining of windows, doors, stairs and other solid wood parts always requires high standards for precision and finish quality. In an environment when more and more customers want customized solid wood products, having a machining center capable of maximizing performance and productivity is essential for your growth and success. Ease of set up From […]

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