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Overview

Our best selling system, the Powermax45 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 Powermax45 cuts or gouges faster, easier and better than any other product in its class.

System includes

  • Hypertherm Powermax 45 Power supply
  • Hypertherm T45v hand torch
  • Extra consumables for cutting and gouging
  • Work cable with clamp, 20' (6 m)
  • Carry strap
Powermax45 relative cut performance on mild steel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating data

 Capacity Thickness Cut speed
 

Cutting

Recommended 12 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
 Capacity Metal removal rate Groove profile
 

Gouging

Typical gouge 2,8 kg/hr 
(6.2 lbs/hr)
3,3 mm D x 5,5 mm W 
(0.13" D x 0.22" W)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications

Input voltages 
(± 10%)
CSA 200 – 240 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz
480 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
CE 230 V, 1-PH, 50-60 Hz 
400 V, 3-PH, 50-60 Hz
Input Current @ 5.95 kW CSA 200/230 V, 1-PH, 34/28 A
480 V, 3-PH, 9 A
CE 230 V, 1-PH, 30 A 
380/400 V, 3-PH, 10.5/10 A
Output current 20 - 45 A
Rated output voltage 132 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
CE 50% @ 45 A, 230 V, 1-PH
60% @ 41 A, 230 V, 1-PH 
100% @ 32 A, 230 V, 1-PH
CE 50% @ 45 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
60% @ 41 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
100% @ 32 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
Open circuit voltage (OCV) 275 VDC
Dimensions with handles 426 mm (16.75") D; 172 mm (6.75") W;
348 mm (13.7") H
Weight with 6.1 m (20') torch CSA 17 kg (37 lbs)
CE 16 kg (35 lbs)
Gas Supply Clean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
Cutting: 170 l/min (360 scfh; 6 scfm) @ 80 psi (5.5 bar)
Gouging: 360 scfh; 170 l/min (6 scfm) @ 60 psi (4.1 bar)
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)
8 kW 45 A Full
6 kW 45 A Limited
6 kW 30 A Full

Production cut chart

Material Thickness Current Maximum cut speed*
inches mm amps ipm mm/min
Mild steel 10 GA 3 45 175 4445
1/4 6 45 75 1905
3/8 10 45 40 1016
1/2 12 45 25 635
3/4 19 45 10 254
1 25 45 5 127
Stainless steel 10GA 3 45 150 3810
1/4 6 45 55 1397
3/8 10 45 32 813
1/2 12 45 18 457
3/4 19 45 9 229
Aluminum 10 GA 3 45 280 7112
1/4 6 45 100 2540
3/8 10 45 42 1067
1/2 12 45 25 635
3/4 19 45 10 254

*Maximum 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.

T45 Torch Consumable Parts

Convenient All-in-one consumable kits are available. See chart below for content and ordering information.

 
 


T45v drag-cutting parts

Shield 
Deflector
Retaining cap Nozzle Swirl Ring Electrode
Torch consumable parts

Look for the blue packaging for T45 consumables
Look for the blue package.



 
Consumable type Torch type Amperage Nozzle Shield/Deflector Retaining cap Electrode Swirl ring
Drag-cutting Hand 30 220480 220569 220483 220478 220479
45 220671 220674 220713 220669 220670
Mechanized Machine 45 220671 220673 220713 or
220719 (Ohmic)
220669 220670
Gouging Hand 220672 220675 220713 220669 220670
Machine

HyAccess consumables

Retaining cap Nozzle Electrode Swirl ring
Consumable type Torch type Amperage Electrode Nozzle, cutting Nozzle, gouging Retaining cap Swirl ring
HyAccess™ Hand 15-45 420137 420144 420147 420148 220670

For a full torch and consumable breakdown of the handheld plasma systems please download the full catalog.

 

Consumable kits

All-in-one kits showcase the versatility of a Powermax system. See chart below for kit contents and ordering information.

All-in-one

Handheld CSA 850490


allinone kit for Powermax85

Kit contents

Part type Amperage/Description CSA CE
Swirl Ring 45 A 1 1
Electrode 45 A 7 7
Nozzle Shielded 5 6
Nozzle Unshielded 1 0
Nozzle Gouging 1 1
Retaining Cap 45 A 1 1
Shield Shielded 1 2
Shield Gouging 1 1
Deflector Unshielded 1 0
  Total 19 parts 19 parts


 

HyAccess consumables give you the ability to cut in hard to reach places.

HyAccess

Powermax45 428337


HyAccess consumable kit

Kit contents

Part # Part type Amperage/description Quantity
420137 Electrode 15 - 45 A 2
420144 Nozzle, cutting 15 - 45 A 1
420147 Nozzle, gouging 15 - 45 A 1
420148 Retaining cap 15 - 45 A 1
220670 Swirl ring* 15 - 45 A 1
  Total 6 parts

* Powermax30 XP standard swirl ring is also compatible.