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Get started with the Forney 40 P Plasma Cutter! Below is a breakdown of the Quick Start Guide included with your new machine.

Plasma Cutting With The Forney 40 P Plasma Cutter


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1. Connect to Input Air

Connect To Input Air

  • 60-120 PSI
  • ≥ 5.3 CFM
  • Clean air
  • No oil 
  • No moisture

2. Connect to Input Power

Connect To Input Air

  • Generator OK with continuous output ≥ 5,000 W (120V) or 10,000 W (230V) 
  • Extension cord: #12 AWG (120V) or #8 AWG (230V) or larger. 25′ (8M) or shorter extension cords recommended. 

3. Touch Tip to the Surface of the Metal 

Touch Plasma Torch Tip To Surface

Consumable Assembly

Operating Tips 

Cutting Capability
Cutting Capability

120V: 1/4″ (6.35mm)
230V: 1.2″ (12.7mm)    
    Replace Worn Consumables 

Replace Worn Consumables


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