Plasma Cutting

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How to Choose the Best Victor Cutting Outfit

The Victor cutting torch series has a wide range of cutting outfit options that are ideal for metal workers and welders at both the professional and hobby levels. Each model, ranging from the professional grade Journeyman series to the personal Performer series, offers specific capabilities

Improve Your Cutting Speed with New Hypertherm Powermax Plasma Cutters

Plasma cutters carry a higher price tag than a traditional torch setup, but they can offer a cleaner, more efficient, and safer cutting setup that can prove far more cost-effective over the long time. The latest Hypertherm models promise even greater efficiency and speed.

Plasma Cutting Tips to Drastically Improve Your Cut

The following post was written by Edan Barak of If you have interest in plasma cutting, he’s written a comprehensive guide and comparison chart which you can find here. Below we’ve compiled a list of handy tips and tricks that will make plasma cutting work more enjoyable and, perhaps most importantly, more professional.

Is the Hypertherm Powermax 45 XP the Best Plasma Cutter for the Money?

A plasma cutter is one of the most effective and precise tools for cutting metal, but compared to the other options available, plasma cutters are also one of the most expensive options.

How to Connect CNC Cutting Tables with a Hypertherm Plasma Cutter

Plasma cutting operations can become precise, efficient, and effective by using a CNC cutting table along with most standard plasma cutters. Customers at Baker’s Gas and Welding frequently purchase plasma cutters, especially the Hypertherm Powermax 45, 65, and 85, but then the next question for...

Comparing Propane vs. Acetylene for Cutting Metal

Every welding shop needs an effective way to cut metal, and a simple torch cutting set up is an ideal option for many. Torch kits are more affordable than a plasma cutter and also provide the option of pre-heating metal before starting a welding project...

Read This Before Using a Plasma Cutter

There are some plasma cutter safety basics that everyone should know: avoid cutting near water or other liquids. Watch out for flammable substances, and don’t cut in a space where you have lots of sawdust, hay, or general dust around. However, everyone who uses a

Comparing Oxy-Fuel Cutting Setups: Propane and Acetylene

A good oxy-fuel cutting set up is a convenient and clean way to cut metal quickly. Acetylene has been an industry standard for many years, but if you’re considering which cutting fuel is the best for your shop, there are quite a few things to...

Should You Purchase a Welder-Plasma Cutter Combination?

If you’re already considering making a significant investment in a welder, you may be tempted to purchase a unit that combines a welder with a plasma cutter. You’ve seen how a plasma cutter slices through metal with a clean, quick cut, and it wouldn’t hurt