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Powermax30 XP

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The new Powermax30 XP delivers high performance in a small, portable package. With its two-in-one design, the system provides high-power capability for thick metal cutting, plus FineCut® consumables for detailed, thin metal cutting. Combined with a custom carry case, shaded glasses, cutting gloves and adapter plugs for 120V or 240V circuits, this system is designed to get you cutting quickly and easily.

Powermax30 XP relative cut performance on mild steel chart

Operating data

 Capacity Thickness Cut speed


Recommended 10 mm (3/8") 500 mm/min (20 ipm)
  12 mm (1/2") 250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance 16 mm (5/8") 125 mm/min (5 ipm)


Input voltages 120-240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz
Input current @ 3.8 kW 120-240 V, 1-PH, 25-18.8 A
Output current 15-30 A
Rated output voltage 125 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40°C (104°F) 35%, 240 V
20%, 120 V
Open circuit voltage (OCV) 256 VDC
Dimensions with handles 356 mm (14.0") D; 168 mm (6.6") W; 305 mm (12.0") H
Weight w/ 4,5 m (15') torch CSA: 9.7 kg (21.4 lbs)
CE, CCC: 9.5 kg (21 lbs)
Gas Supply Clean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
113.3 l/min (4 scfm) at 5.5 bar (80 psi)
Input power cable length 3 m (10')
Power supply type Inverter - IGBT
Engine drive requirement 5.5 kW for full 30 A output
Certifications CSA-certified for use in the Americas and Asia, except China
CE, C-Tick, CU/GOST, Ukr, and Serbian — for use in Europe, Australia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, and other countries where accepted.
CCC for use in China.
Warranty Power supplies have a 3-year warranty and torches a 1-year warranty.

Cutting with 120 V input power

Use FineCut nozzle and deflector for cutting at 120 V input power. When operating at the maximum recommended output of 25 A, the cut capacities are:

  • 6 mm (1/4") at 482 mm/min (19 ipm)
  • 10 mm (3/8") at 203 mm/min (8 ipm)
  • 12 mm (1/2") at 76 mm/min (3 ipm)

Buying information

Visit our where to buy page to find a potential partner, or contact Hypertherm directly if you need further assistance. For customers in USA and Canada, find your available part numbers here.


Ordering information

Power supply System part number with 4,5 m (15') Duramax LT torch System part number with 4,5 m (15') Duramax LT torch and carry case
120-240 V CSA1 088081 088080
120-240 V CE2 088082 088083
120-240 V CCC3 088084  

1 For use in the Americas and Asia, except China.
2 For use in countries that require CE or GOST marks.
3 For use in China.

System includes

  • Power supply, 4,5 m (15') Duramax LT hand torch with standard consumables, 4,5 m (15') work clamp
  • 240 V/20 A plug with adapters for 120 V/15 A and 240 V/20 A circuits (CSA models)
  • Operator and safety manuals
  • Consumable kit with 1 standard nozzle, 1 electrode, 1 FineCut nozzle and 1 FineCut deflector
  • Plastic carry case
  • Carrying strap

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Face shield

Face shield
Clear face shield with flip-up shade for cutting and grinding. Safety shield included ANSI Z87.1, CSA Z94.3, CE.

Ordering information

127103Face shield shade 8
017048Face shield for hard hat shade 8
017030Leather neck guard (optional)
Durafit cutting gloves

Durafit cutting gloves
Designed to offer maximum dexterity and fine-motor control.

  • Fire resistant goatskin leather and stretch Nomex® backhand
  • Reinforced leather in wear areas
  • Made in USA

Ordering information

Air filtration kits

Air filtration kits
Ready-to-install kits with a 1-micron filter and an auto-drain moisture separator protects against contaminated air.

Ordering information

128647Filter only
011092Replacement filter element
System dust covers

System dust covers
Made from a flame-retardant vinyl, a dust cover will protect your Powermax system for years.

Ordering information

127144Powermax30/30 XP
System carry case

System carry case
Rugged case for protecting and storing the Powermax30 or 30 XP and accessories.

Ordering information

127410System carry case
Circle cutting guide

Circle cutting guide
Quick and easy setup for accurate circles up to 28" (70 cm) diameter. For optional use as a stand-off guide for straight and bevel cuts. Not for use with Duramax Hyamp torches. Made in USA

Ordering information

127102Basic kit – 15" (38 cm) arm, wheels and pivot pin
027668Deluxe kit – 11" (28 cm) arm, wheels, pivot pin, anchor base and plastic case
Magnetic straight edge

Magnetic straight edge
Two magnet blocks with 24" (61 cm) straight edge. Made in USA

Ordering information

017042Magnetic straight edge

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Environmental stewardship is a core value of Hypertherm. Our Powermax products are engineered to meet and exceed global environmental regulations including the RoHS directive.

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Powermax systems are engineered
and assembled in the USA.
ISO 9001:2008

Duramax LT torch

  • Designed to withstand impact and heat.
  • Twice the consumable life* and 70% more efficient on average for lower cost of cutting.

*compared to Powermax30

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75° Duramax LT hand torch
75° hand torch

Duramax LT consumables

  Shield/Deflector Retaining cap Nozzle Electrode Swirl ring
Standard Duramax LT standard consumable deflector Duramax LT standard consumable retaining cap Duramax LT standard consumable nozzle Duramax LT standard consumable electrode Duramax LT standard consumable swirl ring
FineCut Duramax LT FineCut consumable deflector Duramax LT FineCut consumable retaining cap Duramax LT FineCut consumable nozzle Duramax LT FineCut consumable electrode Duramax LT FineCut consumable swirl ring

Consumable type Torch type Amperage Shield/Deflector Retaining cap Nozzle and electrode pack Swirl ring
Standard Hand 30 420116 420114 4282431 420211
FineCut Hand 30 420115 4282442

1Includes 2 standard nozzles (420118) and 2 electrodes (420120).
2Includes 2 FineCut nozzles (420117) and 2 electrodes (420120).

For a full torch and consumable breakdown of the handheld plasma systems please download the full catalog.

Consumable kits

All-in-one kits showcase the versatility of a Powermax system. See chart below for kit contents and ordering information.



Powermax30 XP all-in-one-consumable kit

Kit contents

Part typeAmperage/DescriptionQty
Swirl RingStandard / FineCut 1
Electrode30 A6
Retaining Cap30 A1
Deflector FineCut1
 Total16 parts

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