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Ef? ciency and accuracy have never been better with this collection of cutting and welding equipment

Edited By Tom Mulligan his month’s technology review covers the lat- est developments in metal machining, including new welding tools and cutting equipment, plus new software-based control systems for simple and ef? cient machine shop operations.


Nowadays, an oxygen plasma of 300 amps with a hafnium electrode can cut more quickly, with better cut quality, and more accurately (espe- cially with holes) on carbon steel than the old 600-amp systems.

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