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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.

Powermax45 relative cut performance on mild steel

Operating data

 Capacity Thickness Cut speed
 

Cutting

Recommended 12 mm (1/2") 500 mm/min (20 ipm)
  19 mm (3/4") 250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance (hand cutting) 25 mm (1") 125 mm/min (5 ipm)
Pierce* 12 mm (1/2")  
* Pierce rating for handheld use or with automatic torch height control
 Capacity Metal removal rate Groove profile
 

Gouging

Typical gouge 2,8 kg/hr
(6.2 lbs/hr)
3,3 mm D x 5,5 mm W
(0.13" D x 0.22" W)

Specifications

Input voltages
(± 10%)
CSA 200 – 240 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
480 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
CE 230 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
400 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
Input Current @ 5.95 kW CSA 200/230 V, 1-PH, 34/28 A
480 V, 3-PH, 9 A
CE 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 50% @ 45 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
60% @ 41 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
100% @ 32 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
CE 50% @ 45 A, 230 V, 1-PH
60% @ 41 A, 230 V, 1-PH
100% @ 32 A, 230 V, 1-PH
CE 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 426 mm (16.75") D; 172 mm (6.75") W;
348 mm (13.7") H
Weight with 6.1 m (20') torch CSA 17 kg (37 lbs)
CE 16 kg (35 lbs)
Gas Supply Clean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
Cutting: 170 l/min (360 scfh; 6 scfm) @ 80 psi (5.5 bar)
Gouging: 360 scfh; 170 l/min (6 scfm) @ 60 psi (4.1 bar)
Input power cable length 3 m (10')
Power supply type Inverter - IGBT

Engine-driven generator operation

Engine drive rating System output current Performance (arc stretch)
8 kW 45 A Full
6 kW 45 A Limited
6 kW 30 A Full

Production cut chart

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

*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.

Buying information

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.

  Handheld systems Mechanized systems
Input voltages 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

  Torches Control cables
Cable length 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.


Recommended Genuine Hypertherm Accessories

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

017037Medium
017038Large
017039X-Large
0170402X-Large
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
Leather torch sheathing

Leather torch sheathing
Available in 25' (7.6 m) sections, provides additional protection for torch leads against cuts, burn-through and abrasion.

Ordering information

024548Brown leather
024877Black leather with Hypertherm logos
System dust covers

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

Ordering information

127219Powermax45
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

View the full line of Genuine Hypertherm Accessories.

Greener cuts  logo

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

US flag logo

Powermax systems are engineered
and assembled in the USA.
ISO 901:2008


T45 Torch Consumable Parts

Electrodes, Nozzles and Shields are available in bulk quantities. See chart below for bulk kit ordering information.

Convenient All-in-one consumable kits are available. See chart below for content and ordering 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.

Consumable kits

All-in-one

Handheld CSA850490
Handheld CE850740


allinone kit for Powermax85

Kit contents

Part typeAmperage/DescriptionCSACE
Swirl Ring45 A11
Electrode45 A77
NozzleShielded56
NozzleUnshielded10
NozzleGouging11
Retaining Cap45 A11
ShieldShielded12
ShieldGouging11
Deflector Unshielded10
 Total19 parts19 parts



 

bulk packages

Bulk packages

ContentsBulk SKU order #Part typeQuantity
220669 228844Electrode25
220671 228843Nozzle25
220673 228845Shield10

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