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CNC Plasma Cutter

Manufacturer:  A2 MechShop, HyperTherm
Model:  CNC Plasma Cutter Gantry, Model 45 Plasma Cutter

Detailed Specifications

Description:

Maker Works’ CNC plasma cutter combines the cutting abilities of a HyperTherm 45 plasma cutter with a precision CNC gantry system built at the A2 MechShop.  It can cut intricate shapes out of sheet metal from very thin gauges to over 1/2″ thick.  Hardness of material does not matter.  LinuxCNC is used as the CNC control software, and a hardware torch height controller continuously monitors torch height.  Use SheetCam to convert DXF files (generated by Inkscape, AutoCAD, CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, etc.) for use on the CNC plasma cutter.

 

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Specifications:

  • Plasma Cutter Modified HyperTherm 45
  • Maximum thickness    3/4″ (1/2″ recommended)
  • Maximum speed    380 inch/minute
  • Kerf width    0.030″ to 0.060″ (depends on materials, etc.)
  • 100% duty cycle    32A
  • 50% duty cycle    45A (10 minute interval)
  • Cutting area    greater than 48″ x 48″