Thermal Dynamics®, an ESAB brand, has launched the new Cutmaster® Black series of plasma cutting consumables. According to the manufacturer, the consumables extend operating life by 60 percent compared to standard-life electrodes.
They are featured on the SL60QD™ 1Torch®, which comes with the Cutmaster 60i hand-held air plasma cutting system. Coupled with internal enhancements on the Cutmaster 60i, the new electrode design increases the unit’s rated cut and piercing capacity to 3/4 in., a 16.6 percent improvement. The system can sever metal up to 1-1/2 in.
The consumables also are available as an option for the Cutmaster 58 hand-held air plasma cutting system. This unit can pierce and cut 5/8-in. metal and has a maximum sever capacity of 1 in.