Torches are equipped with MaximumLife® shield cups.

Press Release Summary:




SL60(TM) and SL100(TM) 1Torch(TM) models offers shield cups that are designed with optimized gas flow dynamics and cutting current characteristics for each current range. Shielded cups result in improved cooling, cutting characteristics, and parts life for shield cup body and shield caps. Shielded torch parts cannot be interchanged between new MaximumLife design and original design shields.



Original Press Release:



New Shield Cups Introduced for SL60(TM) and SL100(TM) 1Torch(TM) Models



St. Louis-March 18, 2003- New MaximumLife® shield cups for SL60(TM) and SL100(TM) 1Torch(TM) models have been introduced by Thermal Dynamics®.

MaximumLife shield cups are now standard components on all newly manufactured SL60 and SL100 torches. These same shield cups may also be used and are recommended as replacement parts on older SL60 and SL100 torches.

MaximumLife shield cups have been designed with optimized gas flow dynamics and cutting current characteristics at each current range in mind. The result is improved cooling, enhanced cutting characteristics and improved parts life for both the shield cup body and shield caps.

Shielded torch parts cannot be interchanged between the new MaximumLife design and original design shields.

Thermal Dynamics 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 Thermal Dynamics web site at www.thermal-dynamics.com, or phone 800-752-7621.

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