Hand Cutting Machines for cutting, piercing and gouging metals from Hypertherm Westgate


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The range of Hypertherm Powermax hand cutting machines, available from Westgate Hi-Tech Machinery, is a cost effective option for plasma cutting and gouging. The Hypertherm Powermax 45 cutting capacities include:
  • Recommended 12mm
  • Maximum 19mm
  • Mechanised pierce 10mm
  • Severance 25mm
  • Gouging capacity
  • Metal removal per hour 2.8kg
  • Depth x Width 2.9mm x 6.5mm

Versatile and Easy To Use Metal Cutters

Power Supply

  • Boost Conditioner™: Compensates for input voltage variations on 200-240V lines, providing improved performance on low-line voltage, on motor generators and on fluctuating input power
  • CNC interface and built in 50:1 voltage divider
  • Fast Connect™: Fastest torch disconnect, easy to switch between handheld and mechanised operation


  • The Powermax 45 hand cutters offers handheld torches for cutting, piercing and gouging in limitless manual applications
  • Machine torches also available for use on X-Y tables, robotic cutting arms, track burners (also known as straight-tine cutters), pipe bevellers and more
  • Conical Flow™ design increases arc energy density for superior cut quality with little dross


  • The Hypertherm Powermax 45 hand cutters can be used indoors, outdoors and hot, cold, humid and dusty environments
  • Power cool™ design cools internal components more effectively for greater system reliability and improved uptime

Plasma vs Oxyfuel

  • The Hypertherm Powermax 45 can be used on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium materials
  • Powermax plasma requires no pre-heating
  • Delivers fast cut speeds at a lower operating cost
The Hypertherm Powermax 45 hand plasma cutters will cut any electrically conductive metal with pre-heating not required. Hypertherm Westgate information and contact details


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