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May 15, 2012
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PWL#105B
Mid Month Bulletin No.73
15 May 2012

PWL#105B - Resources on Metal Cutting, Oxy-fuel Cutting Safety, Safety Practices, Cutting Torch Safety, Compressed Gases, Explosive Mixtures, Fire Hazards, Handling Cylinders, Electric Shock Hazard, Laser Dangers, Cutting Best Practice, Process and Equipment selection, Comparison and much more...


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15 May 2012 - Resources on Metal Cutting - Bulletin 73



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Resources

Cutting Safety

Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/weldingcuttingbrazing/

Cutting Torch Safety (1 page)
http://www.workforcesafety.com/safety/sops/CuttingTorchSafety.pdf

Flame Cutting Handbook (34 pages)
http://www.bugo.com/pdf/Flame%20Ctg%20Hndbk%205_07.pdf

Gas Cutting (26 pages)
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/policy/navy/nrtc/14250_ch4.pdf

Fundamentals of Gas Welding & Cutting (73 pages)
CED.

Safety in gas Welding, Cutting and similar (16 pages)
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg297.pdf

Code of Practice -
Safety and Health at Work
for Gas Welding and Flame Cutting
(49 pages)
http://www.labour.gov.hk/eng/public/os/B/welding2.pdf

Hand Welding and Cutting Torches - General Safety Practices (16 pages)
http://www.concoa.com/docs/ADIS/ADI1647H.pdf

Plasma Cutting Safety Makes Sense
Miller1.

Safety: The burning issue in oxyfuel torch use
Fab1.

Preventing torch fires in welding and cutting operations
Fab2.

Laser safety in the industrial workplace
Fab3.


Oxy-Fuel Cutting

Oxy-fuel welding and cutting
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cutting_torch

Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting (Three parts)
http://www.fullbooks.com/Oxy-Acetylene-Welding-and-Cutting1.html

How to Use a Cutting Torch
http://www.wikihow.com/Use-a-Cutting-Torch

The Basics of Oxy-Fuel Cutting
ESAB1.

Torch Burning and Cutting Information
http://www.ironworking.com/burn.html

How to cut with an oxygen acetylene welding cutting torch (Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EGmrPiumEU

Tool School: Break Out the Torch
Popular Science.

PETROGEN® - Oxy-Gasoline Cutting System (64 pages)
Petrogen®.

Thermal Cutting (18 pages)
http://www.scribd.com/doc/28563719/Thermal-Cutting

The Great Debate: Plasma Cutter or Oxyfuel Torch?
Miller2.


Plasma Cutting

Plasma cutting
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plasma_cutting

How Plasma Cutters Work
http://home.howstuffworks.com/plasma-cutter.htm

How To Select And Operate A Hand-Held Plasma Cutter
Miller3.

Plasma Cutting Resources
Sorry! Link removed by millerwelds.

Lincoln Electric 20 Plasma Cutter
Lincoln.

Plasma Cutters
ESAB2.

Plasma Cutting - Recommended Gases
ESAB3.

Plasma Cutting Torch - Instruction Manual (60 pages)
Thermadyne.

The Benefits of Plasma Arc Cutting
http://www.airgas.com/content/details.aspx?id=7000000000235

New Materials, Torch Shapes Expand Plasma Cutting Applications
WD.

Plasma Cutting: Then and now
Fab4.

Plasma Cutter - Consumer Guide
http://www.plasma-cutter.org/

One laser head, one plasma torch, one cutting table
Fab5.


Laser Cutting

Laser cutting
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laser_cutting

Laser Cutting
http://www.jklasers.com/laser-cutting

Laser cutting machines
Efunda.

Laser cutting and laser drilling
Trumpf.

Sheet Metal Laser Cutter
http://www.kernlasers.com/metal_cutting.htm

Fiber vs. CO2 Comparison
http://www.laserphotonics.com/fiber-vs-co2-comparison

Laser Cutting with Ytterbium Lasers
http://www.ipgphotonics.com/apps_mat_lab_cutting.htm

Standard metal cutting processes: laser cutting vs. water jet cutting
http://www.teskolaser.com/waterjet_cutting.html

Laser Tube Cutting
http://www.laser-eng.com/laser-tube-cutting.html

Laser cutting and laser fine cutting
http://www.rofin.com/en/applications/laser_cutting/


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