Torch height control comparison

 
Sensor THC

Sensor® torch height control (THC)

ArcGlide THC

ArcGlide® torch height control

Sensor PHC

Sensor® torch height control (PHC)

Key specifications
SureCut™ compatible

True Bevel™

True Hole®

Rapid Part™

Cut processes

Plasma
(light industrial/conventional air/oxygen)

Plasma
(heavy industrial/high definition)

Plasma
(light industrial/conventional air/oxygen

Plasma
(heavy industrial/high definition)

Plasma
(light industrial/conventional air/oxygen)
Table types

Downdraft; Water table

Downdraft; Water table

Downdraft
Lifter stroke  239 mm (9.4″) 239 mm (9.4″) 152 mm (6″)
Max speed 15240 mm/min (600 ipm) 15240 mm/min (600 ipm) 5120 mm/m (200 ipm)
Weight capacity 11.4 kg (25 lbs) 11.4 kg (25 lbs) 4.5 kg (10 lbs)
Communication protocol

Discrete wiring to lifter I/O

Communication is based on the motor end drive selection. For EDGE Connect, choose an EtherCAT manufacturer from our approved vendor list.

 Discrete, RS-422 serial, or EtherCat to the HPR® / XPR™ plasma system

With Hypernet® – Hypernet® to the CNC/HMI or discrete to the plasma

Without Hypernet® - Hypernet® to the HMI or RS-422 serial to the CNC with discrete to the plasma

Discrete wiring to CNC and plasma
Breakaway type Magnetic or pneumatic Magnetic or pneumatic Magnetic
Torch clamp sizes

35 mm (1-3/8 in.): Powermax®

44 mm (1-3/4 in.): HSD130™ (standard), HT2000®, MAX200®, MAXPRO200®, Powermax125®

51 mm (2 in.): HPRXD®, HPR®, HT2000®, MAX200®, MAXPRO200®

57 mm (2-1/4 in.): XPR™

35 mm (1-3/8 in.): Powermax®

44 mm (1-3/4 in.): HSD130™ (standard), HT2000®, MAX200®, MAXPRO200®, Powermax125®

51 mm (2 in.): HPRXD®, HPR®, HT2000®, MAX200®, MAXPRO200®

35 mm (1-3/8 in.) Powermax®

44 mm (1-3/4 in.): HSD130™ (standard), HT2000®, MAX200®, MAXPRO200®, Powermax125®

51 mm (2 in.): HT2000®, MAX200®, MAXPRO200®

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