Troubleshooting plasma torch troubles - part 2
Continuing on with our tips for torch troubles.
Change consumables before they fail. Running your consumables until they “blow” is a costly, yet common, habit. Severely worn electrodes, nozzles, and other consumables can cause uncontrolled arcing in the plasma chamber. And while you’ve got that torch opened up, here’s another tip.
Clean your torch threads. When changing consumables or performing any other type of routine maintenance on your torch, check your torch threads. If worn, retap them.