Since its inception in the 1960s, plasma cutting costs have been decreasing, and machine designs have been improving.
Plasma cutting is a cost-effective and versatile way to cut metals quickly and efficiently. It is especially useful when wanting to cut curved, angular pieces, or metals that have been painted, are old or dirty.
Easy Does it
Using a plasma cutter requires surprisingly little training. With high cutting speeds and the ability to cut through a large range of different metals at different thicknesses, plasma cutting really is the best option to consider for your business.
When plasma cutters first arrived on the market, they were expensive and unwieldy. They were used mainly in big workshops for companies doing mass productions, which were the only businesses that could afford them.
In recent years, however, designs have been streamlined and the cost of plasma cutters has fallen, which has shifted them from being factory-only items to being used by hobbyists even for home improvements and DIY.
Many plasma cutters also now operate on compressed air and as such, they eliminate the cost of gas while maintaining the productivity of traditional plasma cutters. They are also user-friendly and you will see many added benefits to working with one or using a company that does.
While plasma cutting generally costs less than laser or water cutting, you will also find that due to the unique way these machines work, your time efficiency will increase.
No more metal chips or shavings to tidy up or uneven edges to finish off. Since time is money, plasma cutting is definitely something to consider for your business.
Even easier than buying your own plasma cutter is finding a company that will cut for you. This is a great idea if you are not ready to invest in one of your own or unsure of the results.
If you have any questions about plasma cutting or need some done give Steelmor a call on 011 747 5700 or visit www.steelmor.co.za