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Larry Jeffus
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305494695
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8th Edition
Larry Jeffus
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305494695

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Section
Chapter 8, Problem 1R
Textbook Problem

List the types of metal that a plasma torch can be used to cut.

Expert Solution
To determine

The metals that are used to cut with plasma torch.

Explanation of Solution

Plasma is used as plasma welding as well as plasma cutting process. Plasma cutting is used to cut the metal without too much heat that will give distortion free cutting. This process can be used to cut thin metal sheet without any distortion or deflection. Plasma cutting machine is easy and portable to use as compare to oxyacetylene. This process is also very cheap process to cut the metal. Plasma machine can cut any type of metals such as:

  1. Stainless steel.
  2. Aluminum.
  3. Mild steel (4 mm to 150 mm thick).
  4. Stainless steel.
  5. Cast iron.

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