Hypertherm® Powermax85® Plasma System


3/4” INCH PIERCE. The premier system for cutting 1″ inch (25 mm), the Powermax85® has the same features and options as the Powermax65®, but with more power from an output current of 85 amps. Designed to maximize uptime and productivity, the system offers the latest technological innovations, such as Smart Sense™ technology to automatically adjust the gas pressure. With a variety of Duramax™ torch styles, operators can easily select exactly the right tool for the job: hand cutting or gouging, portable automation, X-Y table, and robotic cutting or gouging.

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Hypertherm® Purchase includes: Plasma System, STV®CNC CPC cable ($200 value), work clamp, set of standard consumables & a 25ft. mechanized torch.

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Get things done faster with this all in one plasma cutting system.

  • Plasma system with faster cut speeds and superior cut quality.
  • Machine torch that’s designed to work even in the harshest environments.
  • Multiple torch heads allow you to take on several projects with one machine.

Get an efficient and reliable professional plasma system with the Hypertherm® Powermax85® Plasma System. This machine torch system allows for greater cutting speeds, superior cut quality, and better gouging capabilities than other leading plasma systems. Certified by Hypertherm®, this plasma cutting system can offer peak performance even in the toughest environments. When you need a rugged and reliable plasma system, then the Hypertherm® Powermax85® Plasma System is just what you need. Get the best machine torch system online today!

  • Weighs around 70 lbs depending on attachments
  • Uses clean air or nitrogen
  • CSA certified to use in Americas and Asia (except China)
  • Height: 18”, Width: 9”

Maximum productivity

  • 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

Easy-to-use for cutting and gouging

  • No need to change the air pressure – Smart Sense™ technology ensures that it 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

Rugged and reliable

  • Hypertherm® Certified™ reliability ensures peak performance even in the harshest environments
  • Duramax™ torches are designed for high-impact and heat resistance


Input voltages CSA 200 – 480 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz
200 – 600 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
CE 380/400 V, 3-PH, 50/60 Hz
Input Current @12.2 kW CSA 200/208/240/480 V, 1-PH, 70/68/58/29 A
200/208/240/480/600 V, 3-PH, 42/40/35/18/17 A
CE 380/400 V, 3-PH, 20.5/19.5 A
Output current 25 – 85 A
Rated output voltage 143 VDC
Duty cycle @ 40°C (104°F) CSA 60% @ 85 A, 230 – 600 V, 3-PH
60% @ 85 A, 480 V, 1-PH
50% @ 85 A, 240 V, 1-PH
50% @ 85 A, 200 – 208 V, 3-PH
40% @ 85 A, 200 – 208 V, 1-PH
100% @ 66 A, 230 – 600 V, 1/3-PH
CE 60% @ 85 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
100% @ 66 A, 380/400 V, 3-PH
Open circuit voltage (OCV) CSA 305 VDC
CE 270 VDC
Dimensions with handles 500 mm (19.7″) D; 234 mm (9.2″) W; 455 mm (17.9″) H
Weight with 7.6 m ( 25′) torch CSA 32 kg (71 lbs)
CE 28 kg (62 lbs)
Gas Supply Clean, dry, oil-free air or nitrogen
Recommended gas inlet
flow rate / pressure
Cutting: 189 l/min (400 scfh, 6.7 scfm) @ 5.9 bar (85 psi)
Gouging: 212 l/min (450 scfh, 7.5 scfm) @ 4.8 bar (70 psi)
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)
20 kW 85 A Full
15 kW 70 A Limited
15 kW 60 A Full
12 kW 60 A Limited
12 kW 40 A Full
8 kW 40 A Limited
8 kW 30 A Full
Weight 85 oz
Dimensions 28 × 14 × 25 in


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