Job shop puts FineCut consumables to work
The narrower kerf and stiffer arc produced by Hypertherm's FineCut consumables are helping a job shop in Poland cut projects with very fine details and intricate shapes.
When cutting parts with very fine details or intricate shapes, you need processes capable of producing very thin kerfs.
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Generally, laser and waterjet excel at this type of cut; however, high definition plasma isn’t far behind. It’s also possible to achieve fine feature cuts with air plasma through the use of Hypertherm FineCut® consumables, which are available for both hand and machine-mounted air plasma torches. FineCut consumables produce a narrower kerf with a stiffer arc that is ideal for cutting thinner (3/16″ and lower) material at 40 amps and below.
Powermax45 XP mechanized cutting with FineCut – 2.7 mm mild steel
Mechanized cutting with FineCut® of 2.7 mm (12 GA) mild steel using the Powermax45® XP with compressed air at 45 amps.