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Old 03-18-2018, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Pete VanderLaan View Post
Jordan, My son is here and says he wants to try to plasma cut hot glass. I'm stumped as to all the things that would likely go wrong. Got ideas?
I've tried it with no success. The arc needs to find the ground. I tried using copper foil over it leaves a mess under doesn't find the ground. Does make me wonder if a dicro coating could be enough to make something happen. I do have about a ton of dicro disks used for the space program. Never found a use for it. I think it's coated vycor or quartz slumping even at high temps yielded little results. I'll give it a go and report back. Please let me know if he discovers something new you never know unless you try.
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