Basic Cut Troubleshooting
A basic troubleshooting guide for cut quality issues including bevel and what causes poor cuts.>> Read Full Article
Table Motion Issues
If the machine is not moving correctly this can be the result of a few different mechanical issues.>> Read Full Article
Various diagrams for setting up an wiring a Torchmate CNC system.>> Read Full Article
Intermittent Torch Ignition
In the torch head the electrode must move up and down freely for the torch to fire. The plasma unit looks for continuity between the electrode tip and nozzle before the torch will turn on the air and initiate the arc. The air forces the electrode up away from the nozzle to make electrical contact with another contact point in torch body permitting current flow to the electrode.>> Read Full Article
Serial Port Signal Generator Malfunctions
Troubleshooting malfunctions with a serial port signal generator model 401A.>> Read Full Article
Manual Plasma Cutting Techniques
- These are my configuration setup pages for the 2.09 software. Each of your category windows should look exactly the same as these.
- Your table size will need to be reflected in the Axis Length for X and Y. 96” x 48” = 8’ X 4’ table.
- You may change your Motor Direction settings from Positive to Negative, or visa versa, to allow your table to operate in the same direction as the JOG buttons are shown for X+, X-,Y+,Y- .
Set Screw Tightness
Check and retighten set screws regularly and whenever you detect any irregularity in the table’s motion.>> Read Full Article
Consumable Cost Calculator
Keeping track of your consumable costs is easy with this Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems Consumable Cost Calculator.>> Read Full Article