Press Release Summary:
ArcairÂ® SLICEÂ® cutting system handles virtually any metallic, non-metallic, or composite material, including bridge steel, concrete-lined pipe, and highway guardrails. Torch requires no preheating. Operators supply oxygen and welding machine, or 12 V battery for portable applications. Torch has pistol grip, operator shield for protection from heat and sparks, squeeze lever for oxygen control, and weighs less than 7 lb.
Original Press Release:
SLICE(R) Cutting Systems Cut, Burn, Pierce Hard-To-Cut Surfaces
St. Louis - June 3, 2002 - New Arcair® SLICE® cutting systems cut, burn or pierce virtually any metallic, non-metallic or composite material.
The versatile system is ideal for applications including plant maintenance, building renovation and demolition, scrap cleanup and salvage work. SLICE systems are also suited for burning through bridge steel, concrete-lined pipe and highway guardrails.
SLICE systems require no preheating, and are three times faster on 3" mild steel than oxyacetylene cutting systems. They use a special, patented cutting rod. Operators supply oxygen and either 12-volt battery (for portable applications) or welding machine to cut virtually anything, anywhere.
Features of the SLICE torch include a comfort-designed pistol grip, an operator shield for protection from heat and sparks, and squeeze lever for easy oxygen control. The entire torch (including cables and cutting rod) weighs less than 7 lbs. Several portable "SLICE Packs" are available.
Tweco Products is a division of Thermadyne Holdings, a global welding and cutting products company, with headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. The company is comprised of long-standing market leading companies representing many of the most respected brand names in the welding and metal fabricating industry. For more information, visit the Tweco web site at www.tweco.com, or phone 1-800-231-9353.