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Powermax45

Overview

Our best selling system, the Powermax45 is the most versatile and portable 1/2" (12 mm) machine on the market, with a broad set of application capabilities that make it a truly multi-purpose tool. The Powermax45 cuts or gouges faster, easier and better than any other product in its class.

Applications

  • Hand cutting
  • Gouging
  • Automated cutting
  • - X-Y Table
  • - Track systems
  • - Pipe systems
  • - Robotic systems
Relative cut performance on mild steel

Operating data

Capacity Thickness Cut speed
  Handheld cut
Recommended 1/2" (12 mm) 20 ipm
(500 mm/min)
  3/4"(19 mm) 10 ipm
(250 mm/min)
Severance 1" (25 mm) 5 ipm
(125 mm/min.)
Pierce 1/2" (12 mm) *  
* Pierce rating for handheld use or with automatic torch height control.
  Metal removal rate Groove profile
  Gouge capacity
  6.2 lbs. (2.8 kg) per hour .13" (3.3 mm) D x .22" (5.5 mm) W

Specifications

Input Voltages
(± 10%)
CSA

CE
200 – 240 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
480 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
230 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
400 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
Input Current @5.95 kW CSA

CE
200/230 V, 1-PH, 34/28 A
480 V, 3-PH, 9 A
230 V, 1-PH, 30 A
380/400 V, 3-PH, 10.5/10 A
Output current   20 - 45 A
Rated output voltage   132 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40°C (104°F) CSA



CE


CE
50% @ 45 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
60% @ 41 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
100% @ 32 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
50% @ 45 A, 230 V, 1-PH
60% @ 41 A, 230 V, 1-PH
100% @ 32 A, 230 V, 1-PH
50% @ 45 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
60% @ 41 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
100% @ 32 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
Open circuit voltage (OCV)   275 VDC
Dimensions with handles   16.75" (426 mm) D; 6.75" (172 mm) W;
13.7" (348 mm) H
Weight with 20' (6.1 m) torch CSA
CE
37 lbs (17 kg)
35 lbs (16 kg)
Gas Supply   Clean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
Cutting:    360 scfh; 6 cfm (170 l/min) @ 80 psi (5.5 bar)
Gouging:  360 scfh; 6 cfm (170 l/min) @ 60 psi (4.1 bar)
Input power cable length   10' (3 m)
Power supply type   Inverter - IGBT


Engine-driven generator operation

Engine Drive
Rating (kW)
System Output
(amps)
Performance
(arc stretch)
8
45
Full
6
45
Limited
6
30
Full


Cut Chart

Material Thickness Current Maximum cut speed*
  inches mm
amps
ipm
mm/min
Mild Steel 10 GA
1/4
3/8
1/2
3/4
1
3
6
10
12
19
25
45
45
45
45
45
45
175
75
40
25
10
5
4445
1905
1016
635
254
127
Stainless Steel 10 GA
1/4
3/8
1/2
3/4
3
6
10
12
19
45
45
45
45
45
150
55
32
18
9
3810
1397
813
457
229
Aluminum 10 GA
1/4
3/8
1/2
3/4
3
6
10
12
19
45
45
45
45
45
280
100
42
25
10
7112
2540
1067
635
254

* Maximum cut speeds are the results of Hypertherm’s laboratory testing.
For optimum cut performance, actual cutting speeds may vary based on different cutting applications.
Refer to the operator manual for more details.

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.

 

Ordering information

Standard configurations

Below are some of the most common system configurations which include a power supply, torch and work cable.

Input voltages Handheld systems Mechanized systems
T45v torch
20' (6 m)
T45v torch
50' (15 m)
T45m torch
25' (7.6 m)
T45m torch
35' (10.7 m)
T45m torch
50' (15 m)
200 – 240 V CSA1 088016 088017 088022 088023 088024
480 V CSA2 088072 088073      
230 V CE3 088018 088019 088025 088026 088027
400 V CE3 088020 088021 088028 088029 088030

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



Custom configurations

Select power supply, torch, work cable and other components.

Power supply options

  Power supply with CPC port and 50: 1 voltage ratio
200 – 240 V CSA 088013
480 V CSA 088068
230 V CE 088015
400 V CE 088014

Component options

Cable
length
Torches Control cables

T45v

T45m
Remote
pendant
CNC spade
plug 4
CNC spade
plug 5
20' (6 m) 088008        
25' (7.6 m)   088010 128650 228350 023206
35' (10.7 m)   088011      
50' (15 m) 088009 088012 128651 228351 023279

4 For use with automation equipment that requires divided arc voltage.
5 For use when divided arc voltage is not required.


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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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Engineered and assembled in the USA.
ISO 9001:2008

Torch Consumable Parts

Nozzles and electrodes are available in various quantities. Contact your distributor for more information.

T45v drag-cutting parts
Shield
Deflector
Retaining cap Nozzle Swirl Ring Electrode
Torch consumable parts
Consumable
type
Torch
type
Amperage Nozzle Shield/
Deflector
Retaining cap Electrode Swirl ring
Drag-cutting Hand 30 220480 220569 220483 220478 220479
45 220671 220674 220713 220669 220670
Mechanized Machine 45 220671 220673 220713 or
220719 (Ohmic)
220669 220670
Gouging Hand 220672 220675 220713 220669 220670
Machine

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

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