7 reasons why plasma cutting systems are worth the investment

Posted on 02/12/2015
Posted by Hypertherm

When it comes to automotive repair and restoration plasma tools, you may be asking yourself, “How do I get the best value for my money?” So, we opened up a Powermax45® and a lower priced system from another company to give you this list of 7 details you otherwise might have missed had you chosen your plasma system based on price alone. This way you can see for yourself why Hypertherm is considered an unbeatable value and the safest bet for a long-lasting tool for your automotive projects.

The Art of Simplicity

When you look inside the Powermax45, the first thing that will catch your eye is how simple the system looks on the inside. In an unrelenting drive to make systems more reliable, Hypertherm constantly strives for up-to-date, efficient technology that is elegant in its simplicity. Why? Simplicity and fewer parts mean fewer opportunities for failure. And on the rare occasion that your system needs service, a technician can more easily and quickly diagnose the problem.

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  1. Clean side/dirty side separation
Keeps the dirt from the PC board and other sensitive electrical components
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2. Moisture drain or separation
Removes moisture in the air and away from components that may rust or short circuit

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Lower priced system 3. Minimal use of wiring harnesses
Minimizes the potential for loose connections
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Lower priced system PC board 4. Vertical PC board placement
Minimizes amount of metal dust that collects on the PC board
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  5. Screw/bolt terminal connections for high current flow
Improves reliability of electrical connections
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6. Built in the USA to CSA and CE specifications 
Adherence to highest safety standards to minimize risks of shocks

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7. State-of-the-art reliability testing
Testing for impact, heat, humidity, dust, and accelerated life means that the systems are designed to meet tough real-life environments

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Posted on 02/12/2015
Posted by Hypertherm

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