Hypertherm Powermax 45

Versatile & Portable Plasma Cutter

Hypertherm Powermax 45

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Our best selling system, the Powermax 45 is the most versatile and portable 1/2″ (12 mm) machine on the market, with a broad set of application capabilities that make it a truly multi-purpose tool. The Powermax 45 cuts or gouges faster, easier and better than any other product in its class.

Operating data

 CapacityThicknessCut speed
Recommended12 mm (1/2″)500 mm/min (20 ipm)
19 mm (3/4″)250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance (hand cutting)25 mm (1″)125 mm/min (5 ipm)
Pierce*12 mm (1/2″)
* Pierce rating for handheld use or with automatic torch height control
 CapacityMetal removal rateGroove profile
Typical gouge2,8 kg/hr
(6.2 lbs/hr)
3,3 mm D x 5,5 mm W
(0.13″ D x 0.22″ W)