For anything sheet metal work, precision is essential. A CNC plasma cutting table represents some of the most advanced technology available to those looking for a fast and precise way to generate high quality cuts in a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials.

Here at Asset Plant & Machinery, we pride ourselves on being the Australian owned suppliers that have brought quality SteelMaster Industrial CNC cutting machines to the Australian market. Making top-quality technology like the CNC plasma cutting tables you see here available to industrial metalworking businesses of all shapes and sizes across Australia at trade direct prices.

Follow the links below to learn more about each, and don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or queries!

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What is a CNC Machine?

CNC is shorthand for ‘computer numerical control’. CNC systems are those that make use of optics and a programmable guidance system to make precisely controlled cuts in a working material. The technology itself is not particularly new. The first CNC was built back in the 50’s. But vast iterative improvements have been made even over recent decades to make this technology what it is today.

What is Plasma Cutting?

Plasma cutting is a remarkably versatile way to handle metal cutting. It’s an approach that sees a plasma cutting implement use a jet of ionized gas running at temperatures over 20,000°C to run clean lines through materials of almost any type in virtually any condition.

In some ways, the interior of a plasma cutter resembles a jet engine. Gas enters the ignition chamber through a wide intake and exits through a much narrower outlet. As the gas flows along this path, it is ignited by a powerful electric charge. The result causes the gas particles to become electrically charged, which attracts them to the metal plate where the circuit shorts out. The heat resulting from this reaction has a laser-like cutting effect on the metal, giving a very quick and precise cut, without the artefacts and defects common to many other cutting methods.

Equip your Metalworking Business with Asset Plant & Machinery

Plasma cutting is extremely well suited to a variety of engineering and metalworking applications. But it isn’t the only method that is available to our clients. We can equip your organisation with CNC machines equipped with laser or even combined plasma and oxy fuel cutting implements that each have their own strengths in performance and value added to your metalworking business.

Asset Plant & Machinery are here to help you make informed decisions about how you equip your metalworking business. Reach out today to learn more about how we can help you develop next generation capabilities with a CNC plasma cutting table. You can get in touch by calling 1800 503 934 or firing off an email to info@assetplant.com.