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stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby Swt70611 » Tue May 30, 2017 11:17 pm

I've been cutting awhile now with fine cut and normal tips. have to cut a fit pit out of 10ga stainless. i tried with the book settings for fine cut tips. got thru a few cuts and then the torch started diving as it finished the pierce. new tips,tried speeding up the pierce delay and the rate a little but no good.

any pointers? hypertherm 85

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby jimcolt » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:25 pm

Books settings on stainless seem to always work for me. Make sure your cut height is correct. If you set .06", measure to see if it really is. If you have a height control where you set a voltage to control height....be sure the voltage you set gets you the correct physical height (measure it). Be sure the mode switch is in cut mode, not gouge or expanded metal as well. Jim Colt Hypertherm

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby Swt70611 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:11 pm

I got the cut finished. first issue was that the material was 11ga not 10ga as I was told. double check thickness... split the 10 and 12 settings and it was better. at .02 cut height as book said the dross build up on the materiel and tip was cause it to hang up. a pause and cleaning the tip kept it going pretty well. i'll keep trying.

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby Swt70611 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:12 pm

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby jimcolt » Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:02 pm

Nice work! Jim Hypertherm

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby ggeh » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:58 am

That is a quality piece of work. I am so impressed I printed it out to show my wife. Can I ask what it is used for and are the fonts your creation or can they be down loaded somewhere. I haven't found any cursive fonts like those yet. Very nice.

Thanks Gary

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby Swt70611 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:30 am

I don't recall the font name. I usually used Dafont and just search the style I need. I do remember that I had to edit them once vectorized. Small letters where to thin.

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby little blue choo » Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:34 pm

ggeh wrote:That is a quality piece of work. I am so impressed I printed it out to show my wife. Can I ask what it is used for and are the fonts your creation or can they be down loaded somewhere. I haven't found any cursive fonts like those yet. Very nice.

Thanks Gary

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Re: stainless 10ga hypertherm 85

Postby ggeh » Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:45 pm

Thanks my brain works slower than my typing, I was so focused on beautiful lettering I completely missed the grating above it. I haven't cut any stainless yet but hope to soon. Anyway great job, glad you posted it.
Thanks for sharing, Gary


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