Hypertherm Powermax 45 Plasma Cutter

Hypertherm Powermax 45

Hypertherm Powermax 45

Hypertherm Powermax 45 is a handheld or mechanized plasma system for cutting and gouging metal.

The single-gas system (air or nitrogen) is proving extremely popular among people who cut or gouge metal because it delivers the features and benefits customers want. Benefits like ease-of-use, excellent cut quality, and long consumable life work to keep productivity high and operating costs low.

“Hypertherm worked hard to give our customers more of what matters to them,” said Reese Madden, Powermax Product Manager. “Customers told us they want a portable yet powerful system as well as something that provides superior versatility, ease of use, and reliability. The Powermax 45 delivers all those things and more.”

With a recommended 12mm cut capacity, and 25mm severance, the 17kg system is ideal for cutting and gouging applications in many industries including HVAC duct cutting, truck and trailer fabrication, as well as facility and equipment maintenance of all types, including manufacturing and agricultural.

Patented drag cutting technology and simple controls allow any operator to quickly become skilled with the Powermax45. The system includes the industry’s fastest quick disconnect torch and a built in CNC interface for simplified transitions between handheld and mechanized applications.

HyperthermCertified™ reliability, a Powercool™ thermal management system, and 50 percent duty cycle mean the system is designed for true industrial usage.


Key power supply advantages of the Hypertherm Powermax 45


  • Small size and light weight provide unmatched portability among 1⁄2″ (12 mm) machines.
  • CNC interface and FastConnect™ torch connection increase versatility for handheld and mechanized usage.
  • Powercool™ design cools internal components more effectively for greater system reliability and improved uptime.

Key torch advantages using Hypertherm Powermax 45


  • Conical Flow™ increases arc energy density for superior cut quality with little dross.
  • Patented drag-cutting technology makes it easy to use – even for first‑time operators.
  • Dual-angle design extends nozzle life and lowers operating cost.

Download the brochure: Hypertherm – PowerMax 45

Categories: Plasma Cutters.