XPR170 plasma cutting system

The new XPR170™ is the latest system in the XPR™ plasma product line. Delivering next generation X-Definition™ processes from very thin up to mid-range thicknesses, the XPR170™ expands plasma capabilities and opportunities in ways never before possible.

With unmatched X-Definition™ cut quality on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum, XPR170™ increases cut speed, dramatically improves productivity and slashes operating costs. New ease-of-use features and engineered system optimization make XPR easier to run with minimal operator intervention, while also ensuring optimal performance and unmatched reliability.

System information

Benefits

Industry-leading X-Definition cut quality

The XPR advances HyDefinition® cut quality by blending new technology with refined processes for next generation, X-Definition cutting on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

  • Consistent ISO range 2 results on thin mild steel
  • Extended ISO range 3 cut quality on thicker mild steel and stainless steel
  • Superior stainless steel cut quality
  • Superior results on aluminum using Vented Water Injection™ (VWI)

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Optimized productivity and reduced operating costs

  • Significantly reduced operating costs than previous generation technology
  • Increased cut speeds on thicker materials
  • Dramatic improvement in consumable life on mild steel applications
  • Thicker piercing capability than competitive plasma systems

Engineered system optimization and ease of use

  • Ramp down error protection significantly increases realized consumable life
  • Automatic system monitoring and specific troubleshooting codes for improved maintenance and service prompts
  • EasyConnect™ torch lead and one hand torch-to-receptacle connection for fast and easy change‑outs
  • QuickLock™ electrode for easy consumable replacement
  • WiFi in the power supply can connect to mobile devices and LAN for multiple system monitoring and service
  • Compatible with IoT

Advanced process control and delivery

Three console options – Core™, Vented Water Injection™ (VWI) and OptiMix™ – offer unmatched mild steel cut quality with each console delivering successively enhanced cutting capabilities on stainless steel and aluminum. All consoles can be fully controlled through the CNC for high productivity and ease of use.

Gas-connect console gases/fluids

 CoreVented Water Injection (VWI)OptiMix
O2/N2/Air X X X
F5/Ar/H2O   X X
H2-N2-Ar mixing     X

Specifications

Maximum open-circuit voltage (U0) 360 VDC
Maximum output current 170 A
Maximum output power 35.7 kW
Output voltage 50 VDC–210 VDC
100% duty arc voltage 210 V
Duty cycle rating 100% at 35.7 kW, 40° C (104° F)
Operational ambient temperature range -10° C–40° C (14° F–104° F)
Power factor 0.98 at 35.7 kW
Cooling Forced air (Class F)
Insulation Class H
EMC emissions classification (CE models only) Class A
Lift points

Top lift eye weight rating 454 kg (1,000 lb.)

Bottom lift truck slots

Operating data

Mild steel mm inches
Pierce capacity (argon-assist shield gas) 40 1–9/16
  (standard air shield gas) 35 1–3/8
Severance 60 2–3/8
Stainless steel    
Pierce capacity 22 7/8
Severance 38 1–1/2
Aluminum    
Pierce capacity 25 1
Severance 38 1–1/2

 

This does not represent a complete list of processes or thicknesses that are available.

Console Cutting gases Current (A) Thickness (mm) Approximate cutting speed (mm/min) Thickness (in.) Approximate cutting speed (ipm)
Mild steel
Core, VWI, and OptiMix O2 plasma 30 0.5 5348 0.018 215
O2 shield 3 1153 0.135 40
5 726 3/16 30
O2 plasma 50 3 3820 0.105 155
Air shield 5 2322 3/16 95
8 1369 5/16 55
O2 plasma 80 3 5582 0.105 225
Air shield 6 3048 1/4 110
12 1405 1/2 55
O2 plasma 130 3 6502 0.035 240
Air shield 10 2680 3/8 110
38 256 1–1/2 10
O2 plasma 170 6 5080 1/4 200
Air shield 12 3061 1/2 115
25 1175 1 45
60 152 2–3/8 6
Stainless steel
Core, VWI, and OptiMix N2 plasma 40 0.8 6100 0.036 240
N2 shield 3 2683 0.105 120
6 918 1/4 32
VWI and OptiMix F5 plasma 80 3 4248 0.135 140
N2 shield 6 1916 1/4 70
12 864 1/2 34
OptiMix H2-Ar-N2 plasma 170 10 1975 3/8 80
N2 shield 12 1735 1/2 65
38 256 1-1/2 10
VWI and OptiMix N2 plasma 170 10 1975 3/8 80
H2O shield 20 978 3/4 40
38 434 1-1/2 17
Aluminum
Core, VWI, and OptiMix Air plasma 40 1.5 4799 0.036 240
Air shield 3 2596 1/8 85
6 911 1/4 32
VWI and OptiMix N2 plasma 80 3 3820 1/8 140
H2O shield 6 2203 1/4 80
10 956 1/2 28
N2 plasma 130 6 2413 1/4 95
H2O shield 10 1702 3/8 70
20 870 3/4 35
N2 plasma 170 10 1994 3/8 80
H2O shield 20 978 3/4 40
38 434 1-1/2 17
OptiMix H2-Ar-N2 plasma 170 10 3334 3/8 135
N2 shield 20 1213 3/4 50
38 384 1-1/2 15

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