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Medium Range Plasma Cutter

The newest member of our best-selling Hypertherm Powermax® portable plasma systems. The Powermax45® XP delivers improved cut capacity – up to 16 mm (5/8”) metal – as well as faster cut speeds, and automatic gas adjustment for quick, a simple setup and easy operation. The New Duramax® Lock torches support handheld and mechanized cutting of a wider range of material thicknesses, along with enhanced gouging and marking functionality.

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Easy to use

  • Small size and light weight offer exceptional portability for a 16 mm (5/8″) rated cutting system
  • With patented drag-cutting technology and operator-friendly design, the Powermax 45 XP is easy to use, even for first-time users
  • Smart Sense™ technology ensures that air pressure is always correctly set

Versatile performer

  • CNC interface and FastConnect™ torch connection allows both handheld and mechanized operation
  • A wide range of torch styles to choose from for both handheld and automated processes
  • Extensive array of application capabilities via specialty consumables for fine feature cutting, extended reach cutting, gouging, precision gouging, and marking

Rugged and reliable

  • Duramax® Lock torches are designed for high-impact and heat resistance
  • SpringStart™ technology ensures consistent starting and optimum torch performance
  • Hypertherm Certified™ reliability ensures peak performance even in the most demanding environments

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Typical applications

The Powermax45 XP outperforms any air-plasma cutting system

  • Automotive repair and restoration
  • Farm equipment maintenance
  • Light metal manufacturing and fabrication
  • Metal building construction
  • HVAC
  • Metal art fabrication
  • Plant and facility maintenance
  • and many more!

Specifications

Input voltages
(± 10%)
CSA 200 – 240 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
480 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
CE 230 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
400 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
Input Current @ 5.95 kW CSA 200/230 V, 1-PH, 34/28 A
480 V, 3-PH, 9 A
CE 230 V, 1-PH, 30 A
380/400 V, 3-PH, 10.5/10 A
Output current 20 – 45 A
Rated output voltage 145 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40°C (104°F) CSA 50% @ 45 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
60% @ 41 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
100% @ 32 A, 200 – 240 V, 1-PH
50% @ 45 A, 480 V, 3-PH
60% @ 41 A, 480 V, 3-PH
100% @ 32 A, 480 V, 3-PH
CE/CCC 50% @ 45 A, 230 V, 1-PH
60% @ 41 A, 230 V, 1-PH
100% @ 32 A, 230 V, 1-PH
50% @ 45 A, 400 V, 3-PH
60% @ 41 A, 400 V, 3-PH
100% @ 32 A, 400 V, 3-PH
Open circuit voltage (OCV) 275 VDC (200 – 240 V, CSA/CE/CCC and 480 V, CSA)
265 VDC (400 V CE/CCC)
Dimensions with handles 442 mm (17.4″) D; 173 mm (6.8″) W; 357 mm (14.1″) H
Weight with 6.1 m (20′) torch CSA 14 kg (31 lbs)
CE 15 kg (33 lbs)
Gas Supply Cutting: air (clean, dry and oil-free), nitrogen, F5
Gouging: air (clean, dry and oil-free), nitrogen, F5
Marking: air (clean dry and oil-free) argon
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
188 I/min (400 scfh) @ 5,9 bar (90 psi)
Input power cable length 3 m (10′)
Power supply type Inverter – IGBT
Engine drive requirement 12.5 kVA (10kW) for full 45 A output
Electrical effiency 88%
Recyclability 100%
Certification CSA certified for use in the Americas and Asia, except China. CCC for use in China. CE, RCM, GOST-TR, UkrSEPRO, and Serbian AAA for use in Europe, Australia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, and other countries where accepted.
Engine drive rating System output current Performance (arc stretch)
10 kW 45 A Full
8 kW 45 A Limited
6 kW 30 A Full
Capacity Thickness Cut speed
Cutting
Recommended 16 mm (5/8″) 500 mm/min (20 ipm)
22 mm (7/8″) 250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance (hand cutting) 29 mm (1-1/8″) 125 mm/min (5 ipm)
Pierce* 12 mm (1/2″)

 

*Pierce rating for handheld use or with automatic torch height control

Capacity Metal removal rate Groove profile
Gouging
Typical gouge 3,4 kg/hr (7.5 lbs/hr) 3,2 mm (.12″) D x 6,8 mm (.26″)W
Material Thickness
inches
Current
amps
Production cut speed*
ipm
Mild steel 10 GA 45 181
1/4 45 72
3/8 45 38
1/2 45 24
5/8 45 16
Stainless steel 10 GA 45 134
1/4 45 59
3/8 45 29
1/2 45 19
5/8 45 13
Aluminum 1/8 45 263
1/4 45 104
3/8 45 42
1/2 45 26
5/8 45 14

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