plasma-arc cutting

plasma-arc cutting

[′plaz·mə ¦ärk ′kəd·iŋ]
(engineering)
Metal cutting by melting a localized area with an arc followed by removal of metal by high-velocity, high-temperature ionized gas.
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Classroom instruction at this level covers welding theory, blueprint reading, plasma-arc cutting, pulse-arc cutting, pulse-art mig welding, welding symbols and basic metallurgy.