Plasma cnc machine torch

Discussion in 'Cutting Systems' started by Alex lavoie, 1/12/17.

  1. Alex lavoie

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    Hi, i would like to upgrade my torch for better cut quality on my diy cnc plasma . I have s75 pilot arc blowback desing torch and the smaller consumable on them are 50A . My machine is powerplasma 80s from everlast . I look to buy machine torch but the price of this one is very high. I cut principaly 14g but frenquently 1/4 ,1/2 , 3/4 and sometimes 1 inch. I've look to lincoln lc65m torch, i can have great deal for this torch ,but i don't know if i can have nice cut on 14g material , the lower nozzel is a 40A ... Have you some suggest for me !?

  2. Jonnier Rotten

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    hypertherm 65 85 or 105
  3. SignTorch

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    that'd be hard to say for sure without firsthand knowledge that the combination will work and how much if any improvement to expect

    first you have to be sure it's the torch/consumables and not the cnc machine/settings causing the problem - almost any plasma cutter worth having should cut pretty good - but only if the cnc system has the high speed, acceleration and rigidity to make it happen

    first, try making some hand held cuts to see if you can get your torch to cut smooth(er) or not

    if it won't cut smooth no matter what then it may be worth trying a different torch - but it could also be the plasma cutter and/or the cnc machine or just running the wrong settings for that torch and material

    got any pictures...?

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