Maintenance and use

Proper care and maintenance

Getting the most from your Hypertherm products includes understanding how to properly care for your system, knowing when to change out your consumables, and how to fix common cutting problems.

Cut quality


Some cut quality problems are caused by mechanical and electrical problems of an old or poorly maintained cutting machine; others are related to the process itself. Get tips to troubleshoot common cutting problems.

Consumable life


As consumables wear, you can expect the quality of the cut to change in terms of edge angularity, kerf width (part size), and dross formation. Get tips on how to extend your consumable life.

Preventive maintenance

Keep your system operating at peak efficiency.

Manufacturing and operational efficiency

Need help?

Give us a call or email us. A Hypertherm Specialist will help you with your plasma, laser or waterjet system.