Powermax 45XP Plasma System

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Overview

eet the newest member of our best-selling line of Powermax® portable plasma systems. The Powermax45® XP plasma cutter delivers increased cut capacity – up to 16 mm (5/8”) metal – as well as faster cut speeds, and automatic gas adjustment for quick, simple setup and operation. New Duramax® Lock torches support handheld and mechanized cutting of a wider range of metal thicknesses, along with precision gouging such as spot weld removal, and marking capabilities.

Standard configurations

Below are some of the most common system configurations which include a power supply, torch and work cable.

75° hand torch 75° and 15° hand torch
Power supplies Voltage configuration 6,1 m (20′) lead 15,2 m (50′) lead 6,1 m (20′) leads
without remote pendant
Standard power supply 200-240 V CSA1 088112 088114
Power supply with CPC port and voltage divider 200-240 V CSA1 088113 088115 088124
Standard power supply 480 V CSA1 088126 088128
Power supply with CPC port and voltage divider 480 V CSA1 088127 088129
Standard power supply 230 V CE/CCC3 088130 088132
Power supply with CPC port and voltage divider 230 V CE/CCC3 088131 088133
Standard power supply 400 V CE/CCC3 088144 088146
Power supply with CPC port and voltage divider 400 V CE/CCC3 088145 088147

System information

Benefits

Easy to use

  • One of our most compact and light weight systems, the Powermax45 XP is the ideal portable plasma cutter for a 16 mm (5/8″) rated cutting system
  • Patented drag-cutting technology makes the Powermax45 XP easy to use – even for first-time operators
  • Smart Sense™ technology ensures that air pressure is always correctly set

Outstanding versatility


Maximum productivity

  • Finish jobs faster, with cut speeds 1.5 times greater than oxyfuel on 6 mm (1/4″) mild steel
  • Superior cut and gouge quality reduces time for grinding and edge preparation
  • New torch disable switch feature allows faster, easier changeout of consumables

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

Designed for low environmental impact

  • Plasma cutting efficiency is 11% better than its predecessor, enabling you to cut more steel with less power, in less time
  • All plasma system components are recyclable
  • 14% lighter than its predecessor and delivers more cutting power

Learn more about improvements that have been made


Specifications

Input voltages 
(± 10%)
CSA 200 – 240 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
OR
480 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz1
CE/CCC 230 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz 
OR
400 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
Input current
@ 6.5 kW
CSA 200 – 240 V, 1-PH, 39/32 A
OR
480 V, 3-PH, 9.4 A1
CE/CCC 230 V, 1-PH, 33 A 
OR
400 V, 3-PH, 10 A
Output current 10–45 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/CCC 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 (10 kW) for full 45 A output
Electrical efficiency 88%
Recyclability 100%
Certifications 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.
Warranty Power supply: 3-year
Torch: 1-year

1 For use in North America only.

Engine-driven generator operation

Engine drive rating System output current Performance (arc stretch)
10 kW 45 A Full
8 kW 45 A Limited
6 kW 30 A Full

 

Environmental stewardship is a core value of Hypertherm. Our Powermax products are engineered to meet and exceed global environmental regulations including the RoHS directive.

Operating data

Capacity Thickness Cut speed
Cutting
Recommended 16 mm (5/8″)
22 mm (7/8″)
500 mm/min (20 ipm)
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 (7.5 lbs.) per hour 3,2 mm (.12″) D x 6,8 mm (.26″) W

Production cut chart

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
Material Thickness
mm
Current
amps
Production cut speed*
mm/min
Mild steel 3 45 5590
6 45 2110
10 45 920
12 45 690
16 45 400
Stainless steel 3 45 4725
6 45 1695
10 45 870
12 45 540
16 45 320
Aluminum 3 45 7120
6 45 3095
10 45 1015
12 45 745
16 45 340

* Production cut speeds are the results of Hypertherm’s laboratory testing. For optimum cut performance, actual cutting speeds may vary based on different cutting applications. Refer to the operator manual for more details.

 

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