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Solution in plasma cutting water tables

Post by Toddbeasley » Mon Oct 24, 2022 9:49 am

What solution are y’all using in yalls plasma tables

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Post by djreiswig » Mon Oct 24, 2022 10:04 am

Washing soda
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Post by weldguy » Mon Oct 24, 2022 10:04 am

There is a forum here on that topic https://www.plasmaspider.com/viewforum.php?f=125 which has some discussions on this.

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Re: Solution in water tables

Post by adbuch » Mon Oct 24, 2022 9:26 pm

I use Hangsterfer's S500cf.
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Re: Solution in water tables

Post by beeson1987 » Mon Nov 21, 2022 2:28 am

adbuch wrote:
Mon Oct 24, 2022 9:26 pm
I use Hangsterfer's S500cf.
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Is it best to use a cutting fluid? Ive not been using one 🤐

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Re: Solution in water tables

Post by adbuch » Mon Nov 21, 2022 3:02 am

beeson1987 wrote:
Mon Nov 21, 2022 2:28 am
adbuch wrote:
Mon Oct 24, 2022 9:26 pm
I use Hangsterfer's S500cf.
David
Is it best to use a cutting fluid? Ive not been using one 🤐
Chris - probably not. I use this much diluted in my water table just to help prevent corrosion. I already buy it anyway in 5 gallon buckets for use in my cnc machining centers. The normal mixing ratio is 1 qt per 5 gallons for the cnc machines. I probably do about 1 qt. per 20 gallons for my water table - but lately the water has been evaporating so fast that I have just been adding clean water to fill up the water tray, which is about 48" x 48" x 4" deep.

There are other solutions for plasma cutting that I'm sure are recommended. The only reason I can see for me personally is rust prevention of the water tray, since mine is made from 11 ga. cr steel. I don't really use my table all that often, in fact it was dry when I filled it up last week in preparation for cutting some small brackets for a friend. I'm not in the cnc plasma cutting business, so my table really doesn't see all that much use.

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Re: Solution in plasma cutting water tables

Post by beeson1987 » Mon Nov 21, 2022 6:07 am

Il not bother then i dont think, im not having a problem with it rusting etc, i just read a few posts and see pics of people filling there tables with a solution.

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Re: Solution in plasma cutting water tables

Post by SegoMan DeSigns » Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:43 pm

Washing soda x 2 it's cheap and effective

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