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Plasma Cutting

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Plasma CuttingBy []Cat Harvey Plasma cutting is an invaluable tool for achieving fast, clean cuts in steel, aluminum, or stainless. This is achieved through the use of plasma cutters that combine a high-pressure air or gas flow with an electric arc. The heat can reach a temperature of up to 40,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Here are some things to keep in mind when you're using a plasma cutter.Safety FirstAlthough plasma cutting is not as bright as welding, you should proceed as if it is. Be sure to wear flame retardant clothes and hair covering. Use glasses #5 eye protection and work...

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