Press Release Summary:
Portable PowerCut 1500 plasma arc cutting machine has automatic pilot arc start, trigger lock and 40 A nozzle for drag cutting. Torch combines swirl baffle with tip, so there are fewer parts to replace and no alignment errors from installing parts incorrectly. It works on auxiliary power from most welding engine drives and tolerates poor power lines. It arrives fully assembled with torch parts in place, primary cord attached and filter/regulator installed.
Original Press Release:
ESAB Introduces New PowerCut 1500 Plasmarc Cutting Machine
Florence, SC - ESAB Welding & Cutting Products introduces the new PowerCut 1500 plasma arc cutting machine. The PowerCut 1500 offers exceptional cutting performance, both in cutting thickness and speed, with reduced operating costs. The machine features a highly durable portable casing that can handle all types of environmental and workplace challenges. The economical 1500 requires little maintenance and provides tremendous cutting value for the investment.
The new rugged case features a streamlined shape to fit more easily through manholes and similar tight spaces The weatherproof external shell is constructed from a very strong fiberglass composite that resists damage from striking, dropping, heat or cold. End caps are made from glass-reinforced nylon with a new handle design that protects the front and back panels from damage while facilitating two-man carrying. Internal electronics are suspended within the case to absorb shock and prevent damage. The durable 1500 is ideal for use in equipment rental fleets.
The PowerCut 1500 offers standard features for easy use, including an automatic pilot arc start, trigger lock and 40-amp nozzle for drag cutting. The 1500 uses ESAB's new 32 torch, a durable torch offering excellent cutting performance, ease of use and long- life consumables with up to twice the life of other electrodes. The torch design combines the swirl baffle with the tip, so there are fewer parts to replace and no alignment errors from installing parts incorrectly.
The PowerCut 1500 will work on auxiliary power from most welding engine drives and tolerate poor power lines, making it ideal for field work. The compact, portable design arrives fully assembled and ready to cut with torch parts in place, primary cord attached and filter/regulator installed for operator convenience.
PowerCut 1500 cuts 1-1/2 inch and severs 1-1/4 inch. Output is 90 amps @ 60% duty cycle. Operating for more than 90 years, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products is the world's largest manufacturer and provider of welding and cutting equipment and welding filler metals.