Talk:CNC Plasma Cutter

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Dross Issues

Plasma torch issues

https://www.hypertherm.com/en-US/learn/articles/10-common-plasma-cutting-mistakes/

Torch configuration

Bevel.jpg

Videos

Authorization / Training

Here's a link to the PS1-based authorization presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_R5lxeLWXO5RHv80kZ1pFGoYYbXbBwVFrAn_9t0GML8/edit?usp=sharing

Notes from Andrew

I've liked to jog around the extents of my part and set the lead in/ lead out to happen on the lowest part of the piece

Handy chart for the Hypertherm

MaterialThicknessCurrentMaximum cut speed*
 inchesmm
amps
ipm
mm/min
Mild Steel10 GA
1/4
3/8
1/2
3/4
1
3
6
10
12
19
25
45
45
45
45
45
45
175
75
40
25
10
5
4445
1905
1016
635
254
127
Stainless Steel10 GA
1/4
3/8
1/2
3/4
3
6
10
12
19
45
45
45
45
45
150
55
32
18
9
3810
1397
813
457
229
Aluminum10 GA 1/4
3/8
1/2
3/4
3
6
10
12
19
45
45
45
45
45
280
100
42
25
10
7112
2540
1067
635
254

Cheerfully taken from Hypertherm's site.