The HyPerformance HPR800XD can pierce 3 in. (75mm) and sever 6.25-in. (160mm) thick metal and just as easily cuts thin metal—including gauge—without the need to switch torches. The HPR800XD system’s thick piercing capability is attributed to PowerPierce, patent-pending technology that eliminates need for pre-drilling and minimizes torch damage by using a liquid cooled shield to repel molten metal during piercing and cutting. In testing, developer Hypertherm found no damage to consumables or lessening of cut quality, even after piercing 3” (75mm) thick stainless steel 400 times.
The HPR800XD delivers the industry’s widest process range. From 30 to 400 amps, operators can use HyPerformance Plasma processes to mark, bevel, and cut mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. This versatility is extended up to 800 amps so operators can also cut thick stainless steel and aluminum. Until now, fabricators needing to cut a wide range of metals and thicknesses had to use two or more systems to complete the job.
Other benefits include an optional auto gas console for increased productivity and ease of use; the ability to cut, bevel, and mark using the same set of consumables; and a single quick disconnect torch for fast and efficient consumable changeovers.
Several industries will benefit from this Hypertherm cutter. Steel service centers will also benefit as the HPR800XD will let them use a single HyPerformance Plasma system to meet the widest possible range of industry and customer demands.
Hypertherm designs and manufactures the world’s most advanced plasma cutting systems for use industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes handheld and mechanized plasma systems, plasma and laser consumables, as well as CNC motion and height controls and cutting software.
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