How Plasma Cutting Works: Part 1

Plasma arc cutting is a process that uses an electric arc and high-velocity gas or air to cut metal. When gas or air is highly heated, it ionizes, becoming electrically charged plasma capable of conducting electrical current.

Wolfpack Motorsports Uses Miller to Build Polaris RZR

Jeremy Merrell, we are here at Wolfpack Motorsports in Orange County, California. These vehicles are going anywhere from you know, 60 to 100 miles an hour. And at that speed there’s some bad things that could happen if you don’t have reliable equipment. Right behind me we have our Polaris RZR racecar that we race […]

How to Create a Custom Metal Sign With a Plasma Cutter

My name’s Barbie The Welder, and I’m a full-time metal sculptor. Today I’m going to share with you how to easily make some metal art using a plasma cutter. This project is super cool because there are no limits to what you can make. All you gotta do is use your imagination and follow the […]

Fire Pit Welding Project

Hey, it’s Steve from Arc Academy. We have a fun little project for you today. If you’re like me, I’m from Michigan. Michigan people know that all seasons really need a fire pit, so what we’re gonna be doing is we’re gonna be making a very simple 4 panel fire pit for you today using […]

How Plasma Cutting Works: Part 2

The torch holds the consumable electrode in a recessed chamber where gas is heated to plasma. The tip of the torch holds the constricting nozzle with an orifice for the arc and plasma to pass through. As the arc and gas pass through the orifice, they are constricted into a focused column that increases the […]