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Homemade Plasma Cutter


Plasma Cutter

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BUILDER:
The Plasmaman on metalwebnews.com
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade plasma cutter constructed from surplus automotive and appliance components. Capable of cutting 1/4" steel at 13 amps.
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Mar 21, 2017 12:21 PM
Homemade junky
Would love one myself which i had a parts list
Mar 13, 2017 12:21 PM
Don42
The bridge is connected as a voltage doubler. Two of the diodes in the bridge do nothing in this configuration.
Feb 09, 2017 5:02 PM
James D. Simpson
This is a very interesting article I will try it and see what an old tractor man can do
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DIY Plasma Cutter - comment on how to build a Plasma Cutter - 7 comments
Mar 21, 2017 12:21 PM
Would love one myself which i had a parts list

Don42 says:
Mar 13, 2017 12:21 PM
The bridge is connected as a voltage doubler. Two of the diodes in the bridge do nothing in this configuration.

Feb 09, 2017 5:02 PM
This is a very interesting article I will try it and see what an old tractor man can do

jwms says:
Sep 04, 2013 9:18 PM
Just found this site and it looks pretty good. I am starting to build this project. I have a good grasp of electronics and have been around it for some 50 years. I do not understand the connection to the ac side of the bridge; never seen a connection like it in 40 years I have understood schematics. Will try working it out and will post any tweaks here.

daveward says:
Aug 23, 2013 10:39 AM
ultrchoplight:  your willingness to share your experience is VERY helpful.  Thank you!

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