Identifying Damaged Consumables in a Plasma Cutting System: Part 2

Contact Tip Welding

In the first part of this two part series we took a look at how you can be proactive and identify consumables of your plasma cutting machine that are beginning to give way. We specifically took a look at the outer retaining cap, inner retaining cap and shield cap. In this second part, we’ll take […]

Identifying Damaged Consumables in a Plasma Cutting System: Part 1

MIG Guns Air-Cooled vs Water-Cooled

Over time and with constant use, the components and consumables of a plasma cutting system naturally wear out. This results in reduced quality and precision of the produced parts. Important signs that indicate a consumable requires change is when you notice an increase in the bevel edge, edge distortions and build-up of dross at the […]

TIG Welding Aluminium – How to Do It Right?

TIG welding aliminium

Aluminium is an excellent metal for manufacturing products, as it is not only very lightweight but using aluminium for parts can extend its life and it works very well in cold temperatures too, making it suitable for applications like trucks and trailers, boat components, cryogenic piping, etc. However, aluminium welding has its own challenges like […]

Hypertherm XPR300 Overview Review

Hypertherm XPR300

Hypertherm has been among the top manufacturers of laser, plasma and waterjet cutters since 1968 and the advanced cutting tools produced by the company is used in a variety of industries such as automotive repair, shipbuilding and manufacturing. Hypertherm is synonymous with reliability, quality and performance that has resulted in increased profitability for several hundreds […]

Power Tools – Impact Driver vs Combi Drill

Impact Driver vs Combi Drill

Today, more and more trade professionals and homeowners prefer using a cordless impact driver that offers more advantages compared to the regular combi hammer drill. Although, basically, an impact driver is a cordless drill which is fast and powerful, it works in a very different manner as compared to the combi hammer drill. So, Which […]

Different Types of Grinding Discs

A grinder is a very versatile and useful device; however, can be dangerous too, thanks to the discs that are used along with it. There are many different types of grinding discs suitable for different applications and you must also consider a few factors before buying a grinding wheel. Types of Abrasive Wheels Aluminium Oxide […]