Patent Number: 6,251,336

Title: Installation for metal cutting provided with a cutting torch and a capacitative sensing probe

Abstract: Installation for working, in particular for cutting or welding, at least one metal piece. The installation includes a fixed support frame provided with a movable working torch and a sensing device. The sensing device includes a capacitative probe and drive means. The installation also includes a first elongated and electrically conductive connection connected at an upstream end of the first connection to the drive means and at a downstream end of the first connection to the capacitative probe. A second elongated and electrically conductive connection is connected at an upstream end of the second connection to the drive means and a downstream end of the second connection is free.

Inventors: Billerot; Francis (Saint-Aubin-le-Cloud, FR)

Assignee: Safmatic

International Classification: B23K 9/127 (20060101); B23K 007/10 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018