Powermax30 AIR plasma system

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Overview

Despite its small size, the Powermax30® AIR delivers big performance. The smallest, lightest handheld plasma cutting system in its class, it includes its own built-in air compressor, so you can use the Powermax30 AIR anywhere there’s single-phase power. Just plug it in, attach the work clamp and you’re ready to cut.

Buying Information

Power supply System part number with 4,5 m (15′) AIR T30 torch
120-240 V CSA with Building America decal 088096
120-240 V CSA 088097

System includes:

  • Power supply, AIR T30 hand torch with 4,5 m (15′) lead and work clamp with 4,5 m (15′) lead
  • 240 V/20 A plug with adapters for 120 V/15 A and 240 V/20 A circuits (CSA model)
  • Operator and safety manuals
  • 1 nozzle and 1 electrode
  • Carrying strap

Operating data

 Capacity Thickness Cut speed
Cutting
Recommended 8 mm (5/16″) 500 mm/min (20 ipm)
10 mm (3/8″) 250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance 16 mm (5/8″) 125 mm/min (5 ipm)

Cutting with 120 V input power
The maximum recommended output of 20 A, the cut capacities are:

  • 3 mm (10 gauge) at 762 mm/min (30 ipm)
  • 6 mm (1/4″) at 355 mm/min (14 ipm)
  • 10 mm (3/8″) at 125 mm/min (5 ipm)

System information

Benefits

Easy to set up and operate

  • Internal compressor eliminates the need for an external air compressor and filter
  • Plug into any 120 or 240 V power (convenient Auto-Voltage™ technology and plug adapters included)

Superior performance in a compact package

  • Patent-pending consumable design enables consistent cutting by optimizing the airflow from the compact, internal compressor
  • Quickly cut metal grate or rusted metal without retriggering with the continuous pilot arc feature
  • Fast cutting speeds and superior cut quality let you finish jobs quicker, with fewer secondary operations

Relative cut performance on mild steel (chart)


Exceptional versatility

  • Just one tool is all you need to cut a variety of metal types and thicknesses
  • Small size and light weight let you take the Powermax30 AIR to the work, rather than bringing the work to the system – an ideal solution for a wide range of cutting applications
  • Built to withstand heavy-duty use in the most demanding environments

Specifications

Input voltages 120-240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz
Input current @ 2.5 kW 120-240 V, 1-PH, 29-15 A
Output current 15-30 A
Rated output voltage 83 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40°C (104°F) 35%, 240 V
20%, 120 V
Open circuit voltage (OCV) 256 VDC
Dimensions with handles 420 mm (16.5″) D; 195 mm (7.7″) W; 333 mm (13.1″) H
Weight w/ 4,5 m (15′) torch 13.5 kg (29.8 lbs)
Input power cable length 3 m (10′)
Power supply type Inverter – IGBT
Engine drive requirement 5.5 kW for full 30 A output
Certifications CSA-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.
Warranty Power supplies have a 3-year warranty and torches a 1-year warranty.

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