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    09-04-2014, 07:56 AM
    The Torchmate and PlasmaCam systems similarly equipped (best CAD/CAM and torch height control on a 4 x 4 table) are essentially the same price....in...
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    09-03-2014, 07:04 PM
    The software is simpler than most think. With most plasma cutting CAD and CAM software it does not involve programming. Rather, you do a CAD drawing,...
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    09-03-2014, 07:01 PM
    Today I installed the Powermax30xp on my machine just to see what it could do....that is what I cut the part in the pictures with. It is designed for...
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    09-03-2014, 06:00 PM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Plasma cutting air mix in Welding
    JJ, This is what I posted a couple of days ago....and it is what will happen as you increase the oxygen content. I suspect it would be safe to 40%,...
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    09-03-2014, 02:29 PM
    I have had a cnc machine with a plasma connected to it for over 16 years in my home shop......which is just a hobby operation. Repairs around the...
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    09-03-2014, 09:33 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Miller warranty in Welding
    Miller, like every other reputable manufacturer....has to have a written warranty. There are always exceptions and especially (if the dealer you...
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    09-02-2014, 08:53 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Plasma cutting air mix in Welding
    First pic is 1/4" as cut on a low cost cnc machine with an air plasma. Second is 3/8" as cut with air plasma. Third is 1/2" as cut with air plasma....
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    09-02-2014, 08:41 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Plasma cutting air mix in Welding
    Air plasma torches and consumables are designed for use with air.....which is roughly 80% nitrogen and 20% oxygen. Since most shops already have a...
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    08-31-2014, 06:35 PM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Plasma Chart? in Welding
    You should contact the manufacturer of your plasma cutter....there is a rep on the Everlast thread that should be able to help you out. Using a...
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    08-28-2014, 11:22 AM
    To choose a plasma cutter depends on what you are going to use it for. Thickness, hand or mechanized cutting. Is operating cost or purchase price...
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    08-28-2014, 10:32 AM
    There are dozens of different manufacturers of plasma cutting systems around the world, with air plasma systems sized from 20 Amps to 400 amps....
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    08-27-2014, 07:51 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    ThomasH wrote: "IMHO you long went over the line about advertising" Thomas, trying hard not to be considered an advertiser.....if you would point...
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    08-26-2014, 02:25 PM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    I agree with much of what you are saying....my background is electrical engineering as well. However....when I say the technology is not stagnant I...
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    08-26-2014, 01:11 PM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    Made in America does not guarantee the best quality by itself. And as shown in my posts....you can manufacture the best quality anywhere with the...
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    08-26-2014, 08:13 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    The Powermax45 is by far the biggest selling plasma cutter, worldwide. It has been in production for roughly 5 to 6 years (I don't remember the exact...
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    08-25-2014, 01:09 PM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    My Ford had the ill fated 6.0 diesel. Ford extended the warranty on some of the common (very common) failure items....which was respectable. The...
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    08-25-2014, 01:00 PM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    I don't run a repair business, however the Powermax45 (like all of the Hypertherm's) has a downloadable detailed service manual...tells how to...
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    08-25-2014, 10:23 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    The last BMW we had went about 250k before we sold it...no major issues, never owned a Mercedes. The Jetta cost us far more than the Bimmer, same for...
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    08-25-2014, 09:24 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    I get random results with my cars...I had good luck with a Ford F250 diesel until it got to 100k Miles.....it had the ill fated 6.0 (International...
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    08-25-2014, 09:22 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    I get random results with my cars...I had good luck with a Ford F250 diesel until it got to 100k Miles.....it had the ill fated 6.0 (International...
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    08-24-2014, 09:32 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    Fred, No issues, I certainly understand the market for low cost plasma cutters and welders. I bought a few of them for my home shop in my younger...
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    08-24-2014, 08:10 AM
    jimcolt replied to a thread Everlast plasma? in Welding
    If you ever get to the Eastern part of the US, NH specifically....feel free to contact me for a plant tour of 14 different plasma cutter models being...
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36 years working for Hypertherm in a variety of capacities. Last 10 as applications technology manager. Primary function is to help educate metal fabricating hobbyists and professionals regarding lates metal cutting technology, water jet, laser, oxy-fuel and plasma, hand held and cnc
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