Cutmaster 52 is a modern and versatile Plasma cutter from Thermal Dynamics. It is one of the most powerful yet lightweight Plasma cutter available in the market. Thermal Dynamics has given it all the features to make it competitive among the flagship Plasma cutters in the market.
It can cut up to inch metal and can shear up to 1/8 inch. It especially made for professionals, but the newbies will also find it the most accessible tool to handle. As we know, the Plasma cutting mechanism doesn’t provide the finest cut quality as compared to other methods of metal cutting like laser cutting. Still, this tool offers the highest level of cut quality in plasma cutting.
This tool comes with the idea to provide True cut capacity. That means you don’t need to purchase a machine having more capacity than your needs. It is made to help you for hours without compromising with its durability.
Key features and description.
Build quality and design
This Plasma cutter is built compact, durable, and lightweight. The dimensions being 28 x 15.3 x 24 inches and weight is 43 pounds proves that this tool works on a multi-voltage supply from 208 to 480 volts.
This tool also comes with an LED panel on the front to indicate the working conditions. The roll bar in this Plasma cutter offers the easiest mobility and protects it from damages during transport. It also comes with ATC disconnect to easily add lead extensions.
The 20 ft. Long leads will help you to use it flexibly. It also comes with a storage compartment to put all your spare parts and consumables. All these features will altogether give you high-end functioning.
Ease of use
This tool gives you comfort during your operations on metals. The smooth handling and easy portability will surely give lesser fatigue during your work. Also, the LED panel will show you what’s happening around there to save your time and effort.
The storage compartment provided with this plasma cutter will make it easy to store consumables and spare parts. Also, the functioning over a varied voltage will help you to use it over multiple power supply. This Plasma cutter is quick enough to save your lot of time and advanced enough to keep your efforts.
As we know, the Plasma cutting mechanism works on the concept of cutting the metal through hot Plasma. But this machine upgrades this mechanism to the next level. It can work for hours with the same perfection because of its trigger latch features.
While cutting through expanded metals, it’s autopilot restart feature automatically reunites the pilot arc. This, it cuts through expanded metals easily.
For different metals of different dimensions, you can use different torches. It is perfect for cutting metals like steel, aluminum, copper, etc. Even the Amateurs will be able to cut through different metals with ideal precision.
Safety features of this cutter
Plasma cutting requires safety and reliable machinery. This plasma cutter is certified for its protection. The strong build and material quality promise no damage to you during its lifetime.
All the parts are correctly insulated. Even in the most extreme conditions, it will never do any damage to you. All the wires and leads are made with the finest quality materials to ensure proper safety.
It ensures the safety of metals as well. You will only get the required results on the metals. Some personal protection is also required while using it. You must follow all the safety guidelines provided in the booklet along with this product.
Pros of this cutter
- It can be operated in multiple voltages ranging between 208 to 480 volts.
- It comes with a storage container to put consumables and spare parts.
- It comes with a 4-year warranty while other similar products come with a 3-year warranty.
- 20 ft. Long cable
- Minimal weight.
- Rollbar provides easy transportation.
- It comes with an autopilot restart feature.
- Do faster operations.
What we really like about this tool
Its autopilot restart feature is the unique feature of this tool. When it comes to Extended metals, this tool does it’s work nicely with the help of this feature. Its automation saves a lot of time for the user.
Also, it’s LED indicator makes it a perfect modern-day tool. This indicator ensures beautiful working and ideal set up of this machine. Using a plasma cutter with an LED indicator enhances user experience.
Also, it is easy to be used by the newbies. It is so easy to set up that you can start using it in a couple of moments.
Cons of this cutter
- It doesn’t come within a built-in air compressor.
- A higher price tag. Not perfect for rusted metals, can cause a lot of noise.
- Not perfectly lightweight for all the users
- Plasma cutters have low precision in cutting as compared to laser cutting.
What we really didn’t like about this tool
The price tag is relatively higher as compared with other Plasma cutters. But its features add to its cost. However, if you are a professional and need this tool, then you must go for it; it will give you long term benefits.
Also, some cutters provide a built-in Air compressor in this price range. But it will always give you the finest results.
Who should buy it
It is made for all plasma cutters. It’s universal applications over different metals, and faster results are the two main features that everyone will like. It can be used by a handyman, a professional, in a factory.
You don’t need any special skills while using it. Everybody can purchase it. But it is specially made for professionals.
It can save a lot of time and energy in the long run. Also, it’s durability and reliability will ensure that you don’t need to purchase any other plasma cutter for years. For professionals, it is not a purchase; rather, it is an investment.