The Hypertherm Powermax 380 is a plasma cutter, a tool that combines a high voltage of electricity with gas to create plasma. It is used for cutting conductive metals like steel and aluminium. Knowing the Powermax 380's specifications will allow you to accurately compare it to other plasma cutting tools.
Weighing 24.9 Kilogram with the torch, the Hypertherm Powermax 380 stands 12 inches tall, 8.5 inches wide and 16 inches deep. The Powermax 380's control panel features a power switch and indicator, multiple warning lights, an air pressure gauge, an air pressure control knob and cutting current control knob.
The Powermax 380 features 115 and 240 volt, 60 Hz input voltages with an output voltage of 92 VDC. The input current at 2.43kW is 115 and 230 volt, 1 PH by 28 or 14 amps. The Powermax 380 has an adjustable output current of between 14 and 27 amps.
Cutting Specifications and Components
The Powermax 380 has a recommended cutting capacity of 1/4-inch, a maximum capacity of 3/8-inch and a severance capacity of 1/2-inch. The unit includes a power supply, a PAC110T hand torch, spare air fitting and a 15 foot work cable and clamp.