Last modified on 25 November 2016, at 18:02

Plasma cutter, huge (Powercut 1500) ID:51

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  • Type: Plasma cutter
  • Make/Model: Powercut 1500
  • Serial Number: ??
  • Original Owner: William
  • Loan Status: Donated to Protospace
  • Arrival Date: July 2012
  • Location: Welding/Metalworking Shop
  • Functional Status: Near Functional (read Repair Notes)
  • Usage Permissions: Open to Members & Friends
  • Certification: Must be certified
  • Wiki ID: 51

Usage Notes

  • Cuts metal via plasma arc
  • Eye protection must be worn at all times, (welding helmet or oxy/ace goggles suffice)
  • Leather gloves/sleeves required
  • Place workpiece on a raised surface, do not cut flush against floor or workbench
  • Attach grounding clamp, ensure good contact (no paint)
  • Set cutting power & air pressure according to workpiece thickness
  • NEVER cut without air supply at sufficient pressure, requires airflow for cooling
  • DO NOT make contact with tip to workplace, this melts the tip.
  • Tips gradually wear out, are consumable.


  • 3ph input
  • 20-90A output
  • Requires high volume compressed air supply