Clean Cuts Come Hard

A project log for CNC Plasma Table

Plasma Cutter + CNC Table + Auto Load/Unload = Tool to build other projects faster

willbadenwillbaden 02/25/2017 at 02:300 Comments

As there have been a few cuts under the plasma tables belts, it is time to get the cutting experiences documented.

Speed changes (I think, it was a while ago that these pictures were taken)

Go too slow and overcut happens:

Go a faster speed and things look better:

Dragging a torch along flat steel causes the arc to go out. The loss of arc path is highlighted in yellow:

Having a non perpendicular head can cause splatter/incomplete cut in certain directions:

To be continued. . .