ENHANCED Hole Technology

ESAB makes it easier than ever to produce world-class plasma cut holes with Enhanced Hole Technology.

Fully Integrated

Enhanced Hole Technology is an integrated set of technologies that work seamlessly together to produce bolt-ready holes in mild steel.

Built into ESAB's Columbus® CAD/CAM nesting software, Enhanced Hole Technology takes full advantage of the advanced features of the iSeries system, Vision® CNC, and Smart Voltage Height Control to deliver outstanding plasma cut holes. It's automatic, requiring no operator intervention.

Enhanced Cylindricity

To create bolt-ready holes with plasma requires cylindricity measured in thousandths of an inch. To achieve this, all aspects of the plasma cut must be carefully controlled. Only ESAB can fully automate every parameter that impacts hole quality.

Enhanced Hole Technology is:

  • Available on ESAB machines equipped with iSeries Plasma and Columbus® CAD/CAM nesting software
  • Built into ESAB's Vision T5 CNC, which automatically optimizes small holes created with the EasyShape Part Program Generator or imported from DWG or DXF files
  • Offered as part of the Vision T5 CNC with the optional EasyNest feature for automatic nesting right at the control. EasyNest automatically applies EnhancedHole Technology to nests.

Only ESAB brings the entire package together, including plasma, CNC, software, height control, and the cutting machine, all integrated to work perfectly together to provide the highest quality, most accurate plasma cut holes.


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