Lead In Length

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Dawgonhawg
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Lead In Length

Post by Dawgonhawg » Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:46 pm

I know I've seen it but can't find it.
What is the recommended lead in length when possible?
I have a Powermax 85.
Thank you, Jim

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Re: Lead In Length

Post by djreiswig » Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:38 pm

I usually go with the material thickness on thicker stuff. Or 1/8" or so for thin sheet metal.
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Mach3, SheetCam, Draftsight
Hypertherm PM65
Oxy/Acetylene Flame Torch
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