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To mark the fiftieth year since Hypertherm began – from humble beginnings in a two-car garage to today, a global provider of cutting solutions – their customers will see new programs and events to celebrate the half century of achievements that Hypertherm has under its belt. Founded in 1968, Hypertherm

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Categories : Hypertherm, Industry Sectors, News & Innovations
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What is Water Jet Cutting and how does it work?

It’s the ability to cut almost any material and thickness, precisely using a high-pressure jet of water.  A stream of water is pushed through a tiny hole, known as an orifice or a jewel.  This water stream is

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Categories : Industry Sectors, Waterjet Cutting
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Making the CNC cutting machine earn its keep

At Swift-Cut, we spend a lot of time listening to our customers AFTER the sale.  We think there is value in feedback that helps us as a company stay at the top of our game.  It’s never better when

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Categories : Industry Sectors, Plasma Cutting, Swift-Cutters
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In-house metal cutting is just the start

The addition of a plasma cutting machine to any business marks a new growth, a new way forward.  It’s often the beginning of a journey into bigger things.  Tired out outsourcing (both the expense and the time wasted is draining on

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Categories : Industry Sectors, Plasma Cutting
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  Hypertherm has recently published its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report and it makes for impressive reading.  Hypertherm has been Swift-Cut’s sole suppliers of cutting systems 2011 and it’s a brand that Swift-Cut is proud to be associated with.  For our Swift-Cut customers who ever wondered why we choose Hypertherm,

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Is metal cutting using plasma the right option?

So, your business has reached a point where you have decided you need your own metal cutting capabilities.  Perhaps the outsourcing has become too costly, or time consuming, may be you’re just starting out or perhaps you’ve just made a

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Categories : Plasma Cutting
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In many ways deciding on plasma over laser, water jet, oxy-fuel etc is the easy part.  Now you know you want a CNC plasma cutting table, you need to decide size, scope, brand, budget and extras.  To help, we’ve put together a brief guide to the Swift-Cut range – what

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Categories : Industry Sectors, Plasma Cutting
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The chain reaction

Like many businesses, manufacturing is often a sequence of events, a process if you like.  One business very much relying on another business and so on. Like any chain, loose links will create problems further down the line, often not just at the end but

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Categories : Industry Sectors, Plasma Cutting
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