Repairing a Scooter Frame Using Plasma Cutter

Repairing a Scooter Frame Using Plasma Cutter

Scooter is a renowned brand when it comes to the motorcycle. This is a machine that is known for sporting or just leisure activities. This is purely a metalwork project and you just need to have the right machine when you need to handle any of the repairs. A plasma cutter is one of the machines that is ideal when it comes to repairing a scooter frame. The main benefits of a plasma cutter to this function include:

  • It enhances the cutting speeds
  • It diminished dross
  • Increases the piercing speed
  • Removes plate warps
  • Widens the versatility

The main reason why welders will prefer to use a plasma cutter is the fact that it detects arcs and flashes. Let us look at the repair process of a motorcycle . Before we even look at that, you notice that apart from the engine scooter then the frame that holds the engine is very important when it comes to the stability of the machine. You may not have control of motorcycle accidents; all you need is to make sure that once you have it then get the right tool to run all the repair processes.

All these repairs can be fixed. Before you opt to repair and fix the scooter frame you have to run a cost analysis of the best option. The damage may be too much to the extent that the money that you use to repair surpasses the cost of getting a new one. In this scenario, then there is no need for repairing unless it is the best option for you.

The repair process

First, make sure that the dents are straightened and also try and remove the rust or any other unwanted impurities that you may have on the frame. This means that you need to fill the holes or other bends. There is also the option of taking it to a recycler to get a better quality frame before you even go through the repair process.

Secondly, you need to check for any cracks that are on the frame since this is a point of weakness that may have damage to the whole scooter if you do not repair it. This is the point that you need to use the plasma cutter to cut off the crack and weld it together to have a strong frame. You also need to straighten the bends and any dents that may appear on the scooter frame. This is a delicate process and you have to use a technician to make sure that you get the right repair functions with the correct tools. In case you have a challenge with the straightening process then you can opt to get technical advice. The reason for this is the fact that you need to understand that at the end of it all, there is an engine that will be placed on the frame and it has a huge load. A weak frame is a disaster in waiting. In case you are running a scooter frame business then a plasma cutter is a must-have tool.

Scooter BlockParty NYC 2007

Scooter BlockParty NYC 2007

Well, another BlockParty is over, and it was another smashing success thanks to all of our sponsors and attendees. Can’t wait until next year!


Welcome to the Scooter BlockParty NYC 2007 information page. As always, everyone is welcome to attend this FREE event.


Like last year, all BlockParty activities will begin and end at our regular Wednesday Night Meetup location, the Brass Monkey, 55 Little West 12th Street (map & directions). The whole block will be closed to traffic, there will be food, drink, music, organized group rides, t-shirts, patches, raffles and lots of other scooter-related activities.


Saturday, June 9th:

9:00 AM: BLOCKPARTY DAY 1 BEGINS – Why wait? Show your support and pick up a BlockParty coffee-cup logo tshirt, patch and raffle tickets (available all weekend, while supplies last). NOTE: All riders must obtain free wristband and sign waiver to join any and all group rides.

9:30 AM: BREAKFAST CLUB RIDE – Ride from the Brass Monkey to Pop Diner in Queens. Ride Leads: Jason (JaysBMX00) & Big Mike (Syntax73) (duration ~2 hours) Ride experience: Moderate

11:30 AM: GROUP RIDING CLINIC – Learn how to properly ride in a group. Instructor: Herb (tispectrum) (duration ~15-20 minutes). Ride experience: Beginner

12:00PM-2:00 PM: A la carte lunch available at the Brass Monkey

1:00PM: PALISADES RIDE – Take a scenic ride from the Brass Monkey along the Palisades, stopping along the way at the Cloisters. Ride lead: Jason (JaysBMX00) and the Mini Mart Muchachos Scooter Club (duration ~3 hours) Ride experience: Moderate

1:30PM: SOUTH STREET SEAPORT RIDE – Join this slow and easy ride to South Street Seaport and back. Ride lead: Brendan (Hendon) (duration ~1.5 hours) Ride experience: Beginner

3:30 PM – RIDES LEAVE FOR BROOKLYNBRETTA – Several groups will leave for the evening festivities at Brooklynbretta on Sackett Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues in Brooklyn. Ride leads: Jonathan (Brouhaha), Johnny (CiaoNY), Herb (tispectrum) and David (Pittsy) (duration ~0.5 hours) Ride experience: Beginner

4:00 PM – BROOKLYNBRETTA BBQ – The block in front of Brooklynbretta (map & directions) will be closed to traffic for Saturday’s MAIN EVENT: a BBQ and Live music from The New LinesGLINT and Strange But Surf. (duration ~4 hours).

9:30 PM: TIMES SQUARE NIGHT RIDE – Big night ride from the Brass Monkey up the West Side and to and through Times Square. Ride Leads: BlockParty Organizers (duration ~1 hour) Ride experience: Moderate

Sunday, June 10th:

Organizing sponsors include The New York Scooter Club, The Mini Mart Muchachos Scooter Club and The Hornets (Long Island) Scooter Club.

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