High End Hand Held Plasma Cutting

The Powermax105® plasma system has the duty cycle and performance needed for tough industrial cutting and gouging jobs. Delivering superior cut capabilities on 32 mm (1-1/4″) thick metals, it also offers the latest technological innovations, such as Smart Sense™ technology to automatically adjust the gas pressure. Seven Duramax™ torch styles provide versatility for hand cutting, portable automation, X-Y table cutting, and robotic cutting and gouging.

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Maximum productivity

  • Finish jobs faster with cut speeds one and a half times greater than oxyfuel on 12 mm (1/2”) mild steel
  • Superior cut and gouge quality let you spend less time on grinding and edge preparation
  • Multiple, easy-to-use torch styles let you tackle a wide variety of jobs using the same system

Easy-to-use for cutting and gouging

  • No need to change the air pressure – Smart Sense™ technology ensures that it is always correctly set
  • SpringStart™ technology ensures consistent starting and a more reliable torch
  • Drag cut at full output with a patented shield that reduces dross buildup for smoother cutting

Rugged and reliable

  • Hypertherm Certified™ reliability ensures peak performance even in the harshest environments
  • Duramax™ torches are designed for high-impact and heat resistance


Typical applications

The Powermax105 heavy duty performance ideal for

  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Mechanical contractors
  • Metal fabricators
  • Mining
  • Pipe & pipelines
  • Shipbuilding
  • Steel service centers
  • Transportation


  • Bevel cutting
  • Extended reach cutting
  • Fine feature cutting
  • Gouging


Input voltagesCSA200-600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
CE400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
200-400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
CCC380 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
Input current @ 21.9 kW200/208/240/380/400/480/600 V, 58/56/49/28/25/22 A
Output current30 – 105 A
Rated output voltage160 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40°C (104°F)80% @ 105 A
Open circuit voltage (OCV)
  • 200-600 V CSA: 300 VDC
  • 380 V CCC and 230-400 V CE: 288 VDC
  • 400 V CE: 292 VDC
Dimensions with handles592 mm D; 274 mm W; 508 mm H (23.3″ D; 10.8″ W; 20.0″ H)
Weight with 7.6 m (25′) torch
  • 200-600 V CSA: 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • 380 V CCC/400 V CE: 41 kg (90.4 lbs)
  • 230-400 V CE: 45 kg (100 lbs)
Gas SupplyClean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
Cutting: 217 l/min (460 scfh) @5.9 bar (85 psi)
Gouging: 227 l/min (480 scfh) @4.8 bar (70 psi)
Input power cable length3 m (10′) *
Power supply typeInverter – IGBT
Engine drive requirement30 kW for full 105 A output
CertificationsCSA-certified for use in the Americas and Asia, except China.
CE, C-Tick, CU/GOST, Ukr, and Serbian — for use in Europe, Australia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, and other countries where accepted.
CCC for use in China.
WarrantyPower supplies have a 3-year warranty and torches a 1-year warranty.
Engine drive ratingSystem output currentPerformance (arc stretch)
30 kW105 AFull
22.5 kW105 ALimited
22.5 kW85 AFull
15 kW85 ALimited
15 kW65 ALimited
CapacityThicknessCut speed
Recommended32 mm (1-1/4”)500 mm/min (20 ipm)
38 mm (1-1/2”)250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance (hand cutting)50 mm (2”)125 mm/min (5 ipm)
Pierce *22 mm (7/8”)
CapacityMetal removal rateGroove profile
Typical gouge9,8 kg/hr
(21.7 lbs/hr)
6,4 mm D x 7,4 mm W
(0.25” D x 0.29” W)
MaterialThicknessCurrentProduction cut speed *
Mild steel1/461051925090
Stainless steel1/461052246000

*Production cut speeds are the result of Hypertherm’s laboratory testing.

Production speeds are approximately 80% of maximum.
For optimum cut quality, cutting speeds may vary based on different cutting applications.
Refer to the operator manual for more details.


Hypertherm Hand Held Plasma Cutting machines