Plasma and gas cutting machines have become indispensable in industries ranging from automotive and aerospace to art and construction. These machines stand out for their exceptional precision, versatility, and speed. They cater to a multitude of applications, including manufacturing, repair, and artistic creation, cutting through diverse metals from thin sheets to thick plates.

On Exapro, professionals can explore a curated selection of used plasma and gas cutting machines, combining quality with affordability. These machines fall within a price range of €18,000 to €60,000, accommodating both budding workshops and established enterprises. With transparency at its core, Exapro ensures that each machine's listing provides a comprehensive overview, highlighting its condition and features.

Renowned global manufacturers such as Hypertherm, ESAB, and Lincoln Electric, among others, find representation on Exapro, ensuring you access top-tier technology without the brand-new price tag. With Exapro's commitment to quality and a wide-ranging inventory, investing in a used plasma/gas cutting machine has never been more secure or economical.

ERMAKSAN ER 4000 Plasma cutting machine

Year: 2014

Metal length 3000 mm
Max steel thickness 38 mm
Source model Hypertherm
Metal width 1500 mm
Type of source Plasma
CNC Yes

CNC plasma cutting machine DOMINANT CNC ADP2060

Year: 2024

Metal length 6000 mm
Max steel thickness 60 mm
Type of source Plasma
Metal width 2000 mm
Nbr of heads 1
Source model Hypertherm

ESAB Suprarex SXE 5000 plasma cutting machine

Year: 2012

Metal length 14000 mm
Max steel thickness 70 mm
Type of source Plasma
Metal width 4000 mm
Nbr of heads 2
Source model Kjellberg

ESAB SXE-P3 4500 Plasma cutting machine

Year: 2010

Metal length 8200 mm
Type of source Plasma
CNC Yes
Metal width 3700 mm
Source model ESAB Vision_55-DP
Type of CNC

CNC plasma cutting machine DOMINANT CNC ADP1530

Year: 2024

Metal length 3000 mm
Max steel thickness 35 mm
Type of source Plasma
Metal width 1500 mm
Nbr of heads 1
Source model Hypertherm

GASPARINI 2040 Cutting machine - Plasma / gas

Year: 2008

Metal length 4000 mm
Max steel thickness 30 mm
Source model HYPERTHERM HPR 130
Metal width 2000 mm
Type of source Plasma
Type of CNC

PPCNC PPCNC_PLASM1530 Cutting machine - Plasma / gas

Year: 2023

Metal length 300 mm
Max steel thickness 100 mm
Type of source Plasma
Metal width 150 mm
Nbr of heads 1
Source model

DANOBAT RPD 126 5-axis plasma profile and tube cutting line Low working hours

Year: 2005

Metal length 12000 mm
Max steel thickness 40 mm
Type of source Plasma
Metal width 1000 mm
Nbr of heads 1
Source model ESAB precision plasmiarc 450

SATO SATRONIK D 5000 Cutting machine - Plasma / gas

Year: 2007

Metal length 4000 mm
Max steel thickness 300 mm
Type of source Gas
Metal width 12000 mm
Nbr of heads 4
Source model

ESAB Suprarex SXE HD 4000 230 V Plasma cutting machine

Year: 2015

Metal length 12000 mm
Max steel thickness 50 mm
CNC Yes
Metal width 2500 mm
Source model
Type of CNC Vision T5

SATO LS 3500 plamsa cutting machine

Year: 2008

Metal width 3100 mm
Source model Kjellberg hifocus 280 i
Type of CNC SATO 3010
Type of source Plasma
CNC Yes

CRM PTFSTD3015 PW plasma cutting machine

Year: 2006

Metal length 3000 mm
Type of source Plasma
CNC Yes
Metal width 1500 mm
Source model
Type of CNC FLATRON

ESAB plasma cutting machine type E-Vent DX

Year: 2012

Metal length 1500 mm
Type of source Plasma
CNC Yes
Metal width 3000 mm
Source model ESP-101 source 100A
Type of CNC

Pestall Ursus Cutting machine - Plasma

Year: 2017

Metal length 2000 mm
Type of source Plasma
Type of CNC
Metal width 6000 mm
Source model HIfosus 280i Kjellberg

OXYMILLL 3000x8000 Cutting machine - Plasma / gas

Year: 2005

Metal length 8000 mm
Max steel thickness 300 mm
Type of source Gas
Metal width 3000 mm
Nbr of heads 6
Source model oxygas

Baykal BPS 2006 Cutting machine - Plasma / gas - REDUCED

Year: 2020

Metal length 2000 mm
Type of source Plasma
Type of CNC
Metal width 6000 mm
Source model Hypertherm XPR 300

ZINSER 2215 Plasma cutting machine

Year: 2003

Type of source Plasma
Type of CNC
Source model


Plasma cutting table 3000 x 1500 mm - Kjellberg Hi Focus 130 Plus Low working hours

Year: 2005

Metal length 3000 mm
Source model
Metal width 1500 mm
Type of CNC

CORMAK VOLCUT 4000x2000 Cutting machine - Plasma / gas Low working hours

Year: 2019

Metal length 4000 mm
Type of source Plasma
Type of CNC
Metal width 2000 mm
Source model HYPERTHERM POWERMAX 85


Exapro and Plasma/Gas Cutting Machines: Elevating Your Industrial Efficiency

In the intricate and dynamic realm of industrial machinery, the pursuit of perfection and efficiency never wanes. For those in the metal industry, particularly in pressing and forging, the incorporation of state-of-the-art machinery such as Plasma/Gas Cutting Machines is paramount. Yet, these technologies come with a price, both in terms of cost and environmental sustainability. Enter Exapro, the marketplace for used industrial machinery, where we not only help you obtain these machines but also champion sustainability and cost-effectiveness.

Understanding Plasma/Gas Cutting Machines within Metal - Presses/ Forging

Plasma and gas cutting machines stand as the vanguard of metal shaping and modification. Utilising a focused and controlled beam of plasma or a jet of high-velocity gas, these machines cut, shape, and configure metals to precise specifications. An invaluable asset within the presses and forging industry, they provide the finesse and accuracy that are indispensable for both intricate artworks and large-scale industrial products.

The importance of such machinery is underscored by its ability to work with a vast range of metals, from aluminium to stainless steel, ensuring a versatility that makes it an essential asset in many workshops and factories.

The Exapro Edge

Opting to purchase through Exapro offers a multitude of benefits for professionals. Each machine listed on Exapro undergoes a stringent quality check, ensuring that even though it's used, it's still of the highest quality and will operate as expected.  The diversity of machinery available on Exapro means that professionals can often find specific models or versions of equipment that may no longer be available as new.

As with all machinery, new technologies often come with hefty price tags. However, by choosing to purchase used machines through Exapro, professionals can obtain top-tier machinery without the often-prohibitive costs of brand-new equipment. The price of Plasma/Gas Cutting Machines can vary considerably based on factors like brand, capabilities, age, and overall condition. Within Exapro's extensive inventory, you can find these machines priced between €18,000 and €60,000. This range caters to a spectrum of needs and budgets, making top-tier machinery accessible for a diverse array of professionals. In a world growing increasingly conscious of its environmental footprint, purchasing used machinery is an eco-friendly choice. By giving machinery a second life, we are actively reducing waste and promoting a circular economy.

Exapro stands out not just for its expansive catalogue of used industrial machinery but also for its dedicated team guidance which ensures every transaction is smooth, transparent, and beneficial for both buyers and sellers. With Exapro, you're not just accessing a marketplace but a comprehensive ecosystem ensuring that whether you're buying or selling machinery, you're always making informed, secure, and beneficial decisions.

 

Advantages of Plasma / Gas cutting machines 

Plasma and gas cutting machines have revolutionized the metalworking industry by offering a combination of speed, precision, and versatility. These machines have become essential tools for many fabrication and industrial applications. Here are the main advantages of Plasma/Gas Cutting Machines:

Precision and Accuracy: Plasma/gas cutting machines offer a high degree of precision, allowing for intricate and detailed cuts. This accuracy ensures that the parts and components produced meet strict tolerances, which is essential for many industries.

Speed: Compared to traditional metal cutting methods, plasma and gas cutting can be significantly faster, leading to increased production rates and faster project turnaround times.

Versatility: These machines can cut a wide range of metals, from thin sheets to thick plates, and are suitable for various materials, including steel, aluminum, brass, and copper, among others.

Clean Cuts: Plasma/gas cutting produces cleaner edges with fewer burrs, reducing the need for secondary finishing processes. This not only saves time but also ensures a smoother finish on the final product.

Cost-Effective: Over time, plasma/gas cutting can be more cost-effective than some other cutting methods. While the initial investment might be higher, the efficiency and speed of the process can result in long-term savings.

Safe Operation: When operated correctly and with the right safety measures in place, plasma and gas cutting machines are safe. Many modern machines come equipped with safety features and sensors to further enhance operational safety.

Compact Design: Many plasma cutters are designed to be compact and portable, allowing for easy transportation and flexibility in where they can be used, especially handy for on-site jobs.

Minimal Heat Affected Zone (HAZ): Plasma cutting generates a concentrated heat source which results in a smaller Heat Affected Zone compared to other cutting methods. This reduces the chances of material warping or structural changes during the cutting process.

Automated Capabilities: Many modern plasma/gas cutting machines can be integrated with computer numerical control (CNC) systems, allowing for automated and repeated cutting patterns. This automation enhances consistency and reduces the margin for human error.

Environmentally Friendly: Gas cutting, especially when using natural gas or propane, produces fewer emissions compared to other cutting processes. Furthermore, with advancements in technology, newer plasma systems are being designed to reduce noise and air pollution.

Plasma/Gas Cutting Machines bring a blend of efficiency, precision, and adaptability to the table. They have become indispensable tools in various sectors, from automotive to construction, underscoring their wide-reaching impact and relevance in today's industrial landscape.

 

Main machine parameters of Plasma / Gas cutting machines 

Plasma and gas cutting machines are complex pieces of equipment, and a range of parameters influence their operation and the quality of the cuts they produce. Understanding these parameters is crucial for ensuring optimal performance, safety, and efficiency.

Cutting Current (Amperage): This determines the cutting speed and the thickness of the material that can be cut. Higher amperage allows for faster cutting and the ability to cut through thicker materials.

Cutting Speed: The rate at which the torch moves across the material. The correct speed ensures a clean cut and avoids excessive dross (melted residue).

Arc Voltage: Determines the height of the plasma arc. The correct arc voltage will ensure the torch maintains the optimal height above the workpiece for the best cut quality.

Gas Type and Flow Rate: Different gases (like nitrogen, oxygen, argon, or a mixture) can be used depending on the material being cut. The flow rate of the gas also affects the quality and characteristics of the cut.

Torch Height: This refers to the distance between the torch and the workpiece. An optimal torch height is crucial for maintaining cut quality and prolonging consumable life.

Duty Cycle: Represents the operational "on" time of the machine as a percentage of a ten-minute period. For example, a machine with a 60% duty cycle can operate continuously for 6 minutes out of a 10-minute timeframe before needing to cool down.

Start and Stop Delay: The time delay when starting or stopping the machine, which can help in achieving cleaner cut starts and finishes.

Bevel Angle: If the machine offers bevel cutting capabilities, this parameter determines the angle at which the cut is made, useful for weld preparations.

Cooling System Settings: For machines with integrated cooling, this parameter manages the flow and temperature of the cooling medium, usually air or water, to ensure the torch and consumables don't overheat.

By monitoring these parameters, operators can ensure the best performance from their plasma/gas cutting machine, resulting in high-quality cuts, extended machine life, and efficient operation.

 

Area of Use

Plasma and gas cutting machines are versatile tools used in various industries and applications due to their precision, speed, and ability to work with a wide range of materials. Here are the primary areas of use for these machines:

Manufacturing & Fabrication: These machines are staple tools in many manufacturing and fabrication workshops. They're used for creating parts, components, and structures for various products and projects.

Automotive Industry: From manufacturing parts for vehicles to repairing and customizing them, plasma/gas cutters are used extensively in the automotive sector.

Aerospace: The precision of plasma cutting makes it ideal for the aerospace industry where strict tolerances and high-quality cuts are required for aircraft components.

Shipbuilding: Large plasma/gas cutting systems are often used to cut and shape massive sheets of metal used in ship construction.

Construction: These machines can be used to create structural components for buildings, bridges, and other infrastructure.

Art and Sculpture: Artists and sculptors use plasma cutters to create intricate designs and shapes in metal artworks.

Demolition and Salvage: Plasma/gas cutters are sometimes used in the demolition industry to cut through metal structures quickly. They're also used in salvage operations to dismantle or cut through metal.

Agriculture: In the agricultural sector, plasma/gas cutting machines help in manufacturing and repairing machinery and equipment.

Railway: The railway industry uses these machines for manufacturing and maintenance of rails, carriages, and related components.

Metalwork Schools and Training Centers: As part of the curriculum, students learn to operate plasma/gas cutting machines to gain practical experience.

Repair and Maintenance Workshops: For repair jobs that involve cutting or shaping metal components, plasma and gas cutters are invaluable tools.

Energy Sector: In industries like oil and gas, plasma and gas cutting tools are used to cut pipes, create components for rigs, and other related tasks.

HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning): Plasma cutting machines are commonly used to cut sheet metal used in ductwork and other HVAC components.

Military and Defense: For manufacturing and repairing military equipment, vehicles, and infrastructure, plasma/gas cutting machines are frequently utilized.

Given their adaptability and efficiency, plasma and gas cutting machines have carved out a space for themselves in various sectors, proving their worth as essential tools for cutting and shaping metals.

 

Manufacturers of Plasma / Gas cutting machines 

There are several reputable manufacturers globally that are known for producing high-quality plasma and gas cutting machines. Some of the prominent manufacturers you may find on Exapro:

Hypertherm: One of the leading names in the industry, Hypertherm is known for its range of plasma cutting systems and consumables.

ESAB: A global player in the welding and cutting industry, ESAB offers a diverse line-up of plasma cutting equipment and solutions.

Lincoln Electric: Another renowned name in the welding and cutting world, Lincoln Electric has a range of plasma cutting tools in its portfolio.

Miller Electric: Miller is well-regarded for its durable and efficient plasma cutting systems suitable for various applications.

Komatsu: A diversified manufacturer, Komatsu also has a line of plasma cutting systems known for their precision and reliability.

Kjellberg Finsterwalde: A German-based manufacturer, they are known for their high-quality plasma cutting technology.

Thermal Dynamics: Part of the ESAB family, Thermal Dynamics offers a range of plasma cutting systems from handheld torches to automated solutions.

Messer Cutting Systems: This company has been around for over a century and is recognized for its innovative plasma, oxyfuel, and laser cutting solutions.

KOIKE: With a long history in the industry, KOIKE offers a variety of plasma and gas cutting systems, ranging from portable machines to complex CNC solutions.

Mazak Optonics: While more recognized for its laser cutting machines, Mazak also offers plasma cutting solutions.

AMADA: A global giant in metal machinery, AMADA has plasma cutting solutions among its diverse portfolio.

TRUMPF: A major German manufacturer, TRUMPF provides various industrial laser and plasma cutting systems.

When considering purchasing equipment, it's essential to assess your specific requirements, compare different brands, and perhaps even consult with industry experts to ensure you get the most suitable machine for your needs.