New Powermax30 AIR delivers portability with the added convenience of an internal air compressor for on the go cutting

Posted on 03/10/2015
Posted by Hypertherm

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, today announced the introduction of the Powermax30® AIR, a new portable air plasma system and internal compressor in one.

With the built in compressor and the ability to operate on both 120 or 240 volt lines, the Powermax30 AIR is a highly versatile system that enables metal cutting just about anywhere. Weighing only 13.5 kg the Powermax30 AIR provides 30 amps of output giving it the highest power to weight ratio of any system in its class.

“Hypertherm is setting new performance and portability standards with this new model,” explains Harry Mellott, a Hypertherm Powermax specialist. “With a recommended cut capacity of 8 mm and a severance capacity of 16 mm the system can easily and quickly cut a variety of metal types and thicknesses making it a great entry level cutting tool for a variety of professions, as well as home users.”

This high power to weight ratio is due in part to several engineering advances including an all new patent-pending consumable design that optimizes air flow from the compact internal compressor. This design directly contributes to the efficiency of the system and delivers consistent cut performance.

The Powermax30 AIR, like all Hypertherm Powermax systems, is rugged and reliable with Hypertherm Certified™ reliability to perform in the most demanding environments. It is available from authorized Hypertherm partners around the world. To get in touch with a Hypertherm sales representative, feel free to visit the Where to Buy section on

Hypertherm designs and manufactures advanced cutting products for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, in addition to CNC motion and height controls, CAM nesting software, and consumables. Hypertherm systems are trusted for performance and reliability that result in increased productivity and profitability for hundreds of thousands of businesses. The company’s reputation for cutting innovation dates back nearly 50 years to 1968, with Hypertherm’s invention of water injection plasma cutting. The 100 percent associate owned company has more than 1,300 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide.

Posted on 03/10/2015
Posted by Hypertherm


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