Powermax85

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Overview

The premier system for cutting 25 mm (1″), the Powermax85® has the same features and options as the Powermax65®, but with more power from an output current of 85 amps. Designed to maximize uptime and productivity, the system offers the latest technological innovations, such as Smart Sense™ technology to automatically adjust the gas pressure. With a variety of Duramax™ torch styles, operators can easily select exactly the right tool for the job: hand cutting or gouging, portable automation, X-Y table, and robotic cutting or gouging.

Standard configurations

Below are the standard system configurations, which include a power supply, torch and work cable.

75° hand torch 75° and 15° hand torches
Power supplies Voltage configurations 7.6 m (25′) 15.2 m (50′) 7.6 m (25′) 15.2 m (50′)
with Eliminizer filter and cover without remote pendant
Standard power supply 200-600 V CSA 087108 087111 087109
400 V CE 087117 087120 087118
Power supply with CPC port and voltage divider 200-600 V CSA 087113 087114 087144 087145
400 V CE 087122 087123 087146 087147

 

Benefits

Maximum productivity

  • Finish jobs faster with cut speeds two 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

Specifications

Input voltages CSA 200 – 480 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz 
200 – 600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
CE 380/400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
Input Current @12.2 kW CSA 200/208/240/480 V, 1-PH, 70/68/58/29 A 
200/208/240/480/600 V, 3-PH, 42/40/35/18/17 A
CE 380/400 V, 3-PH, 20.5/19.5 A
Output current 25 – 85 A
Rated output voltage 143 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40°C (104°F) CSA 60% @ 85 A, 230 – 600 V, 3-PH
60% @ 85 A, 480 V, 1-PH
50% @ 85 A, 240 V, 1-PH
50% @ 85 A, 200 – 208 V, 3-PH
40% @ 85 A, 200 – 208 V, 1-PH
100% @ 66 A, 230 – 600 V, 1/3-PH
CE 60% @ 85 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
100% @ 66 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
Open circuit voltage (OCV) CSA 305 VDC
CE 270 VDC
Dimensions with handles 500 mm (19.7″) D; 234 mm (9.2″) W; 455 mm (17.9″) H
Weight with 7.6 m ( 25′) torch CSA 32 kg (71 lbs)
CE 28 kg (62 lbs)
Gas Supply Clean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
Cutting: 189 l/min (400 scfh, 6.7 scfm) @ 5.9 bar (85 psi)
Gouging: 212 l/min (450 scfh, 7.5 scfm) @ 4.8 bar (70 psi)
Input power cable length 3 m (10′)
Power supply type Inverter – IGBT

Engine-driven generator operation

Engine drive rating System output current Performance (arc stretch)
20 kW 85 A Full
15 kW 70 A Limited
15 kW 60 A Full
12 kW 60 A Limited
12 kW 40 A Full
8 kW 40 A Limited
8 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 25 mm (1″) 500 mm/min (20 ipm)
32 mm (1-1/4″) 250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance (hand cutting) 38 mm (1-1/2″) 125 mm/min (5 ipm)
Pierce * 20 mm (3/4″)

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

 

Capacity Metal removal rate Groove profile
Gouging
Typical gouge 8,8 kg/hr 
(19.5 lbs/hr)
5,8 mm D x 7,1 mm W 
(0.23″ D x 0.28″ W)

Production cut chart

Material Thickness Current Production cut speed *
inches mm amps ipm mm/min
Mild steel 1/4 6 85 160 4400
1/2 12 85 56 1600
3/4 20 85 29 680
Stainless steel 1/4 6 85 164 4600
1/2 12 85 48 1400
3/4 20 85 24 570
Aluminum 1/4 6 85 172 4900
1/2 12 85 68 1930
3/4 20 85 37 880

*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.

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