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How to make a plasma cutter

  1. Sep 5, 2011 #1
    I've been wanting to make a plasma cutter that can melt metal fairly fast. I was just wondering how to! Also I was wondering if plasma is attracted to magnets, because I want to make a sort of force field but won't go into details.

    I want to do this for a science project and info would help!


    Thanks Mat1101
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 6, 2011 #2
    You need big dangerous voltages, ways to control these voltages, compressed air and the torch/leads. You can't convert a welder to one either.

    Unless you're going to turn into an electrical engineer I would leave this one alone and just buy one.
     
  4. Sep 25, 2011 #3
    Spam bots are getting surreal :rofl:
     
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