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Re: Torch Cutting Steel

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>The only relative disadvantage ox-acetylene has vs. plasma arc is that 
>plasma arc has less of a kerf (the rounding effect on the opposite side of 
>the cut).  
My guess would be that the plasma arc has no problems with carburization 
on the weld scarf so it won't require dressing to avoid embrittlement. 

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