TITLE

Plasma Cutting Systems Combine Versatility with Efficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Madden, Reese
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Welding Journal;Apr2008, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses why plasma arc cutting systems are considered versatile and efficient productivity tools. One of the advantages of plasma over other thermal cutting processes is that it can be used on any electrically conductive metal. Plasma cutting systems also have the ability to cut multiple metal types. They can also cut many material forms with no preheating required.
ACCESSION #
31624471

 

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