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adding a plasma arc to a C-Beam

Discussion in 'Concepts and Ideas' started by dean knipping, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. dean knipping

    dean knipping Journeyman
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    you have to love what youtube throws your way sometimes. I was looking through my feeds and found this and since I am going to have a metal build plate, it makes me wonder if I could do something like that to cut paper with
     
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    Yeah, saw it when it popped up on instructables a few days ago. The link gives a bit more detail on the project.
     
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    I am curious about the resolution of the cut and if a smaller/sharper point would create a cleaner cut or less of a burn mark
     
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    I would think moving along at a proper rate should take care of most of that.
     
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    possibly...since I am still building my machine, I don't know what feed rates I will be able to do but so who knows but I know I will be doing it!

    I do wonder if the high frequency of these lighters will cause any interference with the controller. Not sure how susceptible they are to noise
     

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