Thermal Dynamics, an Esab brand, launched its Cutmaster Black Series plasma cutting consumables. They are featured on the SL60QD 1Torch, which comes with the Cutmaster 60i handheld air plasma cutting system. Coupled with internal enhancements on the Cutmaster 60i, the new electrode design increases the unit’s rated cut and piercing capacity to 3/4 in. The torch with the consumables is also available as an option for the Cutmaster 58 handheld air plasma cutting system. This unit can pierce and cut 5/8 in. metal and has a maximum sever capacity of 1 in.