How To Get Started With Oxy Acetylene Cutting
cutting

How To Get Started With Oxy Acetylene Cutting

So, you need to cut some metal. Maybe you’re fitting some joints together on your latest welding project. Or that piece of sheet metal is just a few inches too long. No matter the reason, welding o...
Angle Grinders: Which Wheel Will Work Well
cutting

Angle Grinders: Which Wheel Will Work Well

“Sports tires are sick,” the mechanic said. “They’re the ones I’d go with.” My stupid 17-year-old self was just dumb enough to take his word for it. Within two months, our streets were covered in i...
Should You Learn How To Cnc Plasma?
cutting

Should You Learn How To Cnc Plasma?

Look, there’s no point in beating around the bush: CNC (or any type of automated anything) tends to be pretty controversial. CNC supporters make it sound like a one-size-fits-all solution, while an...
How Thick Do You Need To Cut?
cutting

How Thick Do You Need To Cut?

Ultimately, the cutting equipment you pick should be determined by how deep you need to go. It doesn’t matter what other fancy features it has, if it can’t get the job done. To help you make the ri...
Why You Should Consider Lincoln’s Plasma Cutters
cutting

Why You Should Consider Lincoln’s Plasma Cutters

Over the past two decades, the plasma cutting scene has exploded with some of the best machines in the history of the industry. Along with that, Lincoln has created their own line of plasma cutters...
The Bizarre History Of Plasma Cutting
cutting

The Bizarre History Of Plasma Cutting

As the winds whirled about and the seas rocked their boat with a chorus of thunder, sailors used to watch the top of their ship’s mast. They hoped to see a strange glowing light above, a good omen ...
What Recurring Costs Does Plasma Really Have?
cutting

What Recurring Costs Does Plasma Really Have?

A big feather in the plasma cutter’s cap is how much less you have to spend in recurring costs compared to Oxy Acetylene. While this is definitely true, it’s repeated so often that some welders mig...
How Not To Die While Oxyacetylene Cutting
cutting

How Not To Die While Oxyacetylene Cutting

Oxyacetylene cutting, when used properly, is no more dangerous than driving a car with 30 gallons of gas in the tank. But when used recklessly, it’s basically a flamethrower. So in the dear, sweet ...
The Powermax45 Xp: Love Or Hate?
cutting

The Powermax45 Xp: Love Or Hate?

Among plasma cutting fans, the Powermax45 has been a favorite. Although somewhat dated now, the original 45 built a reputation as one of the most reliable plasma cutters ever made. Recognizing this...