Kerf Blog

6th September 2021
Do You Need an Air Compressor for a Plasma Cutter?

Are you wondering if you can use a plasma cutter without an air compressor? If yes, you are far from alone. Although most plasma cutting machines come with an air compressor, you can find some units that come without this useful component. This can be confusing for beginners, especially, and might have you questioning, does […]

6th September 2021
How Thick Can You Cut With a Plasma Cutter?

Favoured by automotive repair shops, fabrication shops, industrial construction sites and salvage operations due to their high speeds and precision cuts, plasma cutters can be used to cut through a wide range of materials, including stainless steel, brass, aluminium, and copper. However, can they cut through very thick material? This is a typical question that […]

6th September 2021
What Maintenance Is Required For a Waterjet Cutting Machine?

Have you recently invested in a waterjet cutting machine? Or perhaps you are thinking about buying one, but you are worried about the upkeep? Either way, the below blog will tell you everything you need to know about keeping your waterjet cutting machine in optimum condition for longer. Follow these tips, and you will ensure […]

6th September 2021
Can a Waterjet Cutting Machine Cut Through Anything?

Are you thinking about investing in a waterjet cutting machine but are not sure if this popular tool lives up to the hype? Known for its ability to cut through almost any material, surely even this innovative technology must have its limits? Keep reading to find out whether these high pressure pumps are everything you […]

3rd August 2021
The Benefits Of Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet cutting involves using a special cutter that employs a jet of high pressure water to cut through a variety of different materials. Watching the process of this jet stream is quite fascinating, and this method of cutting certainly gets the job done quickly, but that exactly are the advantages of using waterjet cutting? Read […]

29th June 2021
How to Maximise the Lifespan of Your Plasma Cutting Machine?

Are you worried about the lifespan of your plasma cutting machine? If yes, you needn’t be. With the right care and regular maintenance, there is no reason why your plasma cutting machine can’t last for many more years to come. It can be a good idea to think about your plasma cutting machine as like […]

25th June 2021
Plasma Cutting Machine Safety Tips

Although plasma cutters are great at getting the job done, they do need to be treated with care if you want to avoid any unexpected and unwanted incidents. As a general rule, you should not let any unauthorised personnel handle a plasma cutting machine without supervision. However, there are also several other plasma cutting machine […]

14th June 2021
What Type of Gas Do You Use With a Plasma Cutter?

Plasma cutting is one of the fastest, most efficient ways to cut metals such as carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminium, allowing you to cut through materials up to 6 inches thick. However, to achieve a superior clean cut, you need to make sure you are using the right type of gas for your material. […]

1st June 2021
What is the Purpose of a Plasma Cutter?

Thinking of investing in CNC plasma cutting machines? Find out how a plasma cutter works, what it can be used for and what is the cutting quality.


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