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Sensor OHC

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The Sensor OHC - oxygen height control is an advanced, automated height control system for oxygen fuel shape cutting applications.

Sensor OHC - (Oxygen Height Contro)l - utilizes advanced capacitive sensing and microprocessor technology to detect the plate and automatically maintain desired torch height during oxyfuel cutting operations. Operator input is reduced, accuracy improves and productivity increases.


Sensor OHC can be used with any CNC Easy setup & operation Both manual & automatic operation modes High positioning speeds possible with up to 6 amps continuous current and linear adjustment over full range Built-in diagnostic and fault detection features Auto retract on plate contact Optional second height set point input for preheat or pierce Indicator lights for operation including:
Power On
Upper Limit Switch
Lower Limit Switch
In Position Indicator
Attention / Error indicator


Six cable lengths from 19.7" (500 mm) to 59" (1500 mm) Adapter cabels allowing direct replacement for existing AR-300/100W Levilator Clearance Controls


Compatible motors DC shunt 24 VDC, 2 A to 6 A (customer supplied)
Max power output 150 watts
Control range

0.1" (2.5 mm) to 1.0" (25 mm)

Motor output Full "H" bridge PWM with current sensing
Accuracy 0.01" (.25 mm)
Operator controls Easy-to-use single control knob and easy-to-read indicator lights
Calibration Easy access calibration pot on front panel
Selectable sensitivity Allows customization for all lifter speeds
Measuring technology Capacitive ring with coax cable
Dimensions 8.50" (216 mm) W; 4.21" (107 mm) D;
4.02" (102 mm) H
Inputs / outputs 3 Outputs and 6 inputs optically isolated on "D" connectors
Weight 2.5 lbs (18.16 kg)
Operating environment

0 to 50°C; 95% relative humidity

Power 24 VAC + / - 10 + / %  50/60 Hz
* Information subject to change without notice.
** Dependent on customer supplied lifter specs

Hypertherm dealer network

Hypertherm products are sold exclusively through our network of authorized partners. While different partners sell and service different products, in general, Hypertherm distributors sell the Powermax brand of air plasma products, as well as consumables for all types of Hypertherm systems; some distributors also sell automated products. Rental companies typically rent or lease Powermax air plasma products and may sell consumables for those systems. Table manufacturers / OEMs sell automated cutting products and consumables and typically offer service on what they sell. Systems integrators sell retrofits and upgrade products.

Visit our where to buy page to find a potential partner, or
contact Hypertherm directly if you need further assistance.

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