Tag Archive for Tag: Cutting

Tag: Cutting Cutting, Shearing, and Sawing

Steel shops are commonly organized into departments such as receiving, detail material, main material cut-and-preparation, assembly and shipping. Many shops also have paint departments. Material is received on trucks or by rail, off loaded, compared to order requirements, and stored by project or by size and grade. Material is received from the mill or warehouse marked with the size, specification, grade, and heat

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Tag: Cutting Effects of Thermal Cutting

Fabrication of steel structures usually requires cutting of components by thermal cutting processes such as oxyfuel, air carbon arc, and plasma arc. Thermal cutting processes liberate a large quantity of heat in the kerf, which heats the newly generated cut surfaces to very high temperatures. As the cutting torch moves away, the surrounding metal cools the cut surfaces rapidly and

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