Powermax plasma cutter comparison

There’s a portable Powermax® system that’s right for just about any cutting job you can throw at it. To make the best choice, compare them.

 
Powermax30 AIR

Powermax30® AIR plasma cutter

Powermax30 XP

Powermax30® XP plasma cutter

Powermax45 XP

Powermax45® XP plasma cutter

Powermax65 SYNC

Powermax65 SYNC™ plasma cutter

Powermax85 SYNC

Powermax85 SYNC™ plasma cutter

Powermax105 SYNC

Powermax105 SYNC™ plasma cutter

Powermax125

Powermax125® plasma cutter

Key specifications
Supported applications Drag cutting

Drag cutting

Extended reach cutting and gouging 

Fine feature cutting

Drag cutting

Extended reach cutting and gouging 

Fine feature cutting

Flush cutting

Max control gouging

Max removal gouging

Marking

Mechanized cutting

Precision gouging

Drag cutting

Extended reach cutting and gouging 

Fine feature cutting

Flush cutting

Max control gouging

Max removal gouging

Mechanized cutting

Drag cutting

Extended reach cutting and gouging 

Fine feature cutting

Flush cutting

Max control gouging

Max removal gouging

Mechanized cutting

Drag cutting

Extended reach cutting and gouging 

Fine feature cutting

Flush cutting

Max control gouging

Max removal gouging

Mechanized cutting

Drag cutting

Fine feature cutting

Flush cutting

Max control gouging

Max removal gouging

Mechanized cutting

Cut processes Plasma – conventional air Plasma – conventional air Plasma – conventional air Plasma – conventional air Plasma – conventional air Plasma – conventional air Plasma – conventional air
Output amperage range 15–30 A 15–30 A 10–45 A 20–65 A 25–85 A 30–105 A 30–125 A
Recommended cut capacity   8 mm (5/16″) 10 mm (3/8″) 16 mm (5/8″) 20 mm (3/4″) 25 mm (1″) 32 mm (1-1/4″) 38 mm (1-1/2″)
Severance cut capacity   16 mm (5/8″) 16 mm (5/8″) 29 mm (1-1/8″) 32 mm (1-1/4″) 38 mm (1-1/2″) 50 mm (2″) 57 mm (2-1/4″)
Mechanized pierce capacity 12 mm (1/2″) 16 mm (5/8″) 20 mm (3/4″) 22 mm (7/8″) 25 mm (1″)
ISO 1913 cut range 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Input voltage(s)

CSA 120–240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE 120–240 V, 1-PH, 50/60Hz

CSA 120–240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE 120–240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CCC 120–240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 200–240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 480 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE/CCC 230 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE/CCC 400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 200–480 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 200–600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE/CCC 380–400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 200–480 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 200–600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE/CCC 380–400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 200–600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE 230–400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE/CCC 380–400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 480 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CSA 600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CE 400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

CCC 380 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz

kW output 2.49 3.8 6.5 9 12.2 16.8 21.9
Duty cycle at max current* 35% 35% 50% 50% 60% 80% 100%
Process/shield gas options Internal compressed air Air, N2, F5 Air, N2, F5 Air, N2, F5 Air, N2, F5 Air, N2, F5 Air, N2, F5
Torch style options Hand torch Hand torch

Hand torches

Machine torches

Robotic torches

Handheld Long torches

Hand torches

Machine torches

Robotic torches

Handheld Long torches

Hand torches

Machine torches

Robotic torches

Handheld Long torches

Hand torches

Machine torches

Robotic torches

Handheld Long torches

Hand torches

Machine torches

Robotic torches

Handheld Long torches

Product width 195 mm (7.7″) 140 mm (5.5″) 173 mm (6.8″) 233 mm (9.2″) 233 mm (9.2″) 274 mm (10.8″) 274 mm (10.8″)
Product height 333 mm (13.1″) 305 mm (12.0″) 356 mm (14.0″) 430 mm (17″) 430 mm (17″) 508 mm (20.0″) 508 mm (20.0″)
Product depth 420 mm (16.5″) 356 mm (14.0″) 442 mm (17.4″) 483 mm (19″) 483 mm (19″) 592 mm (23.3″) 592 mm (23.3″)
Approximate weight without torch and leads 13.5 kg (29.8 lb.)** 9.7 kg (21.4 lb.)** 12 kg (26 lb.) 29 kg (61 lb.)** 32 kg (67 lb.)** 45.3 kg (95 lb.)** 41 kg (90 lb.)
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 * @ 40° C (104° F)
** includes torch and lead

CSA models are for use in the Americas and Asia, except China.
CE models are for use in countries that require CE or GOST marks.
CCC models are for use in China.