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Powermax65 plasma cutter

The Powermax65® 65-amp plasma power supply will stop manufacturing in December 2021, and will no longer be available for sale from Hypertherm. We continue to make original replacement torches, consumables, and repair parts. Refer to the Torches and consumables section for additional upgrade options.

Hypertherm Technical Service department still supports this model.

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System information

Product lifecycle

Affected power supply part numbers:

083234, 083235, 083266, 083267, 083268, 083269

Affected system part numbers:

083270, 083271, 083273, 083275, 083276, 083277, 083278, 083279, 083280, 083282, 083284, 083285, 083286, 083287, 083288, 083290, 083293, 083294, 083300, 083301, 083302, 083303, 083304, 083305, 083306, 083307, 083308, 083309, 083310, 083326, 083328

AVAILABILITY
Power supply
Original torch
Service parts
Consumables
Technical support

Specifications

Cut capacity

Capacity Thickness Cut speed
 

Cutting

Recommended 20 mm (3/4″) 500 mm/min (20 ipm)
  25 mm (1″) 250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance (hand cutting) 32 mm (1-1/4″) 125 mm/min (5 ipm)
Pierce * 16 mm (5/8″)  

* Pierce rating for handheld use or with automatic torch height control.

 

Capacity Metal removal rate Groove profile
 

Gouging

Typical gouge 4,8 kg/hr (10.7 lbs./hr) 3,5 mm D x 6,6 mm W (0.14″ D x 0.26″ W)

Production cut chart

Material Thickness Current Production cut speed *
inches mm amps ipm mm/min
Mild steel 10 GA 3 65 224 6100
1/4 6 65 116 3240
3/8 10 65 62 1500
1/2 12 65 40 1140
5/8 16 65 26 650
Stainless steel 10GA 3 65 296 8260
1/4 6 65 96 2850
3/8 10 65 52 1250
1/2 12 65 32 920
Aluminum 1/8 3 65 336 8800
1/4 6 65 152 4400
3/8 10 65 68 1650
1/2 12 65 48 1330

*Production cut speeds are the result of Hypertherm's laboratory testing.

Production speeds are approximately 80% of maximum. For optimum cut quality, cutting speeds may vary based on different cutting applications. Refer to the operator manual for more details.


General specifications

Input voltages CSA 200–480 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz
200–600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
CE 380/400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
Input Current @ 9 kW CSA 200/208/240/480 V, 1-PH, 52/50/44/22 A
200/208/240/480/600 V, 3-PH, 32/31/27/13/13 A
CE 380/400 V, 3-PH, 15.5/15 A
Output current 20–65 A
Rated output voltage 139 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40° C (104° F) CSA 50% @ 65 A, 230 – 600 V, 1/3-PH
40% @ 65 A, 200 – 208 V, 1/3-PH
100% @ 46 A, 230 – 600 V, 1/3-PH
CE 50% @ 65 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
100% @ 46 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
Open circuit voltage (OCV) CSA 295 VDC
CE 270 VDC
Dimensions with handles 500 mm (19.7″) D; 234 mm (9.2″) W; 455 mm (17.9″) H
Weight with 7.6 m (25') torch CSA 29 kg (64 lbs.)
CE 26 kg (57 lbs.)
Gas supply Clean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate/pressure
Cutting: 189 l/min (400 scfh; 6.7 scfm) @ 85 psi (5.9 bar)
Gouging: 450 scfh; 212 l/min (7.5 scfm) @ 70 psi (4.8 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)
15 kW 65 A Full
12 kW 65 A Limited
12 kW 40 A Full
8 kW 40 A Limited
8 kW 30 A Full

Resources

Manuals and documents
 

Torches and consumables

 
Duramax torch with cartridge adapter

Upgrade to the new cartridge consumable platform!

The Hypertherm cartridge consumable platform is a revolutionary change to standard air plasma consumables. Each single-piece cartridge is optimized by process and amperage to ensure performance while dramatically simplfying the parts needed to cut or gouge with plasma.

 

Learn more about the cartridge

Torch and cable options

Duramax torch options

(For Duramax Hyamp torch part numbers, including long torches, see the Powermax125)

  Hand torches Machine torches Robotic torches
Cable length 75° 15° 180° Mini 180° 45° 90° 180°
4,5 m (15′)     059476 059481      
7,6 m (25′) 059473 059470 059477 059482 059464 059465 059466
10,7 m (35′)     059478 059483      
15,2 m (50′) 059474 059471 059479 059484      
22,8 m (75′) 059475 059472 059480        

Cable options

  Work cables Control cables
Cable length Hand clamp C-style clamp Ring terminal Remote pendant CNC, spade connector, divided voltage CNC, spade connector, no divided voltage CNC, D-sub connector, divided voltage RS-485 Serial comm, unterminated RS-485 Serial comm, D-sub
7,6 m (25′) 223035 223203 223209 128650 228350 023206 223048 223236 223239
15,2 m (50′) 223034 223204 223210 128651 228351 023279 123896 223237 223240
22,8 m (75′) 223033 223205 223211 128652          

Hypertherm cartridges and adapter upgrade

Available in Asia (except India), Australia, New Zealand, and South America on October 18, 2021, and worldwide on January 17, 2022.

Cartridge adapter

The cartridge torch adapter provides an optional upgrade to convert from the use of standard consumables to the new Hypertherm cartridge consumable platform. The torch adapter allows for conversion to the cartridge platform if you have the following systems and torch types.

Hypertherm cartridge adapter

System

Torch type

Adapter part number

Powermax45® XP

Duramax® Lock hand, machine, and robotic

428951

Powermax65®

Duramax hand, machine, and robotic

Powermax85®

Powermax105®

Drag cutting and FineCut® for hand torches

Hypertherm cartridges

Hypertherm cartridges

Process

Cartridge

65 A

428931

45 A

428927

FineCut drag cutting

428928

Replaces this stack-up

Shield

Nozzle Electrode

Retaining cap

Swirl ring

220818

220819

220842 or
220777

220854

220857

220941

220931

220930

220947

Mechanized and FineCut® for machine torches

Mechanized and FineCut for machine torches

Mechanized cartridges can be used on hand torches if a stand-off is desired.

Hypertherm cartridges

Process

Cartridge

65 A

428930

45 A

428925

FineCut mechanized cutting

428926

Ohmic ring kit

428895

(contains 3 #420580 ohmic rings)

Replaces this stack-up

Shield

Nozzle Electrode

Retaining cap

Swirl ring

220817 or
220955

220819

220842 or 220777

220854 or 220953

220857

220941

220948 or 220955

220930

220947

Max removal and max control gouging

Max removal and max control gouging

Hypertherm cartridges

Process

Cartridge

Max removal gouging 45–85 A

428932

Max control gouging 45–85 A

428933

Replaces this stack-up

Shield

Nozzle Electrode

Retaining cap

Swirl ring

220798

220797

220842

220854

220857

420480

Standard consumables

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