Hypertherm Powermax85 Plasma System

Hypertherm’s Powermax85 is the premier system for cutting 1″ (25 mm). It offers the same features and options as the Powermax65®, but with more power from an output of 85 amps. It has been designed to maximize productivity and uptime, and offers the latest technological innovations, such as Smart Sense™ technology and Duramax™ torch styles, to help you select the right tool for the job: hand cutting or gouging, portable automation, X-Y table, and robotic cutting or gouging. Recommend machine cutting thickness of 1″ (25 mm) and a maximum machine cutting thickness of 1-1/4″ (32 mm).

The Powermax85 is normally sold with Hornet Cutting Systems’ single-side drive machines.

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Hypertherm Powermax85 Operating Data

Cut capacity
Handheld Mechanized pierce
Recommended 1″ (25 mm)  
Maximum
1-1/4″ (32 mm) 3/4″ (19 mm)
Severance 1-1/2″ (38 mm)  

Metal removed per hour: 19.5 lbs (8.8 kg)
Depth x width: 1/4″ (6 mm) x 1/4″ (6 mm)

Key Advantages of the Powermax85

  • 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.
  • Smart Sense™ technology ensures that the air pressure 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.
  • Duramax™ torches are designed for high-impact and heat resistance.