The illustration shows all consumable parts for the
SL100 hand torch.
Various front - end torch parts are available for different
Use the single - piece shield cup for general purpose cutting
operations with the torch tip in contact with the work
(up to 40 amps). This is the preferred method of cutting
sheet metal up to 3/16" or 4.8 mm thick.
Also use the single - piece Shield Cup for 'standoff' cutting
(with the torch tip 1/8" to 1/4" from the workpiece). This is the
preferred method for cutting metal thicker than 3/16" / 4.8 mm
and at current levels above 40 amps. This provides maximum
visibility and accessibility.
The Standoff Guide fits Shield Cup No. 9-8218 and enables
the user to maintain a consistent standoff height for
Use the Shield Cup Body with the Deflector Shield Cap
for extended parts life and improved resistance to reflected
heat. This combination provides cutting results similar
to the single-piece Shield Cup, as well as easy changeover
to gouging or drag shield cutting.
Use the Shield Cup Body with the Drag Shield Cap for a consistent
standoff distance with the drag shield in contact with
the workpiece. This is a simple and operator-friendly method
of cutting between 50 and 100 amps.
Use the Shield Cup Body with the Gouging Shield Cap for
excellent gouging performance and enhanced torch parts life.
The electrode and starter cartridge are the same for all operations.