Operating the PlasmaCAM CNC Plasma Cutter - Clark Magnet High School SSP

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the plasma cutter is a machine that cuts

through electrically conductive

materials by means of an accelerated jet

of hot plasma this CNC plasma cutter

features servo motors to move the X and

y axes of motion any two-dimensional

shape can be cut quickly and accurately

in materials such as aluminum and steel

up to 1/2 inch thick let's review the

lesson objectives by the end of this


students will be able to prepare the

workshop and equipment import a DXF

geometry file load material to the

machine table perform a test cut and set

the kerf width compensation load the

machine configuration settings convert

geometry to cut paths perform automated

plasma cutting of a part design observe

safety procedures such as wearing

personal protective equipment and shut