Meet the newest member of our best-selling line of Powermax® portable plasma systems. The Powermax45® XP delivers increased cut capacity – up to 16 mm (5/8”) metal – as well as faster cut speeds, and automatic gas adjustment for quick, simple setup and operation. New Duramax® Lock torches support handheld and
mechanized cutting of a wider range of metal thicknesses, along with enhanced gouging and marking capabilities.


  • Small size and light weight offer exceptional portability for a 12 mm (1/2") rated cutting system
  • With patented drag-cutting technology and operator-friendly design, the Powermax45 is easy to use, even for first-time users

Versatile performer

  • Allows both handheld and mechanized operation with CNC interface and FastConnect™ torch connection
  • Smart engineering and a comprehensive feature set make the Powermax45 a valuable multi-purpose tool for a wide range of applications

Rugged and reliable

  • Hypertherm Certified™ reliability ensures peak performance even in the most demanding environments
  • Powercool™ design cools internal components more effectively for longer system life and improved uptime

Operating Data

Capacity Thickness Cut speed
Recommended 16 mm (5/8")
22 mm (7/8")
500 mm/min (20 ipm)
250 mm/min (10 ipm)
Severance (hand cutting) 29 mm (1-1/8") 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
Typical gouge 3,4 kg (7.5 lbs.) per hour 3,2 mm (.12") D x 6,8 mm (.26") W