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  1. Re: Powermax 105 Torchmate Machine to Hand Torch

    Unplug the machine torch, plug in the hand torch. Connect the work clamp to what you need to cut, start cutting. When the machine torch is plugged in it will only fire from a signal through the rear...
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    Re: Burning shield cap

    Best bet is to either work with your machine supplier (OEM that built and sold you your machine) or contact Hypertherm technical service. They will help you quickly solve the issue. Be sure you have...
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    Re: Welcome to Hypertherm!

    TomNJ,

    Shield technology (originally developed by Hypertherm in the 1980's) with Hypertherm's air plasma systems has the following technical benefits:

    - Does not allow the nozzle to contact the...
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    Re: HyperTherm consumables

    First, be sure you have genuine consumables. There are a lot of copies of the consumables as well as the packaging. If you bought from an authorized Hypertherm dealer then you are likely ok. Second,...
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    Re: plasmacam with hypertherm powermax600

    Here is a .pdf file of a note I had sent to another user with the same question. Keep in mind that the Plasmacam interface cable has a red and black pair. The red needs to connect to negative...
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    Re: Capacitive sensor for gas/plasma cnc ...

    1. Ohmic contact (Plasma) uses the front most metal component of a shielded plasma torch to locate the surface of the material being cut. This process puts very little downward pressure on the...
  7. Re: Plasma cutting process stops for no reason, then continues

    I would suggest looking carefully at the machine code used for that particular cut file. The plasma cutter amperage or choice of consumables should have no impact on the motion.....so that part does...
  8. Re: hypertherm powermax 45xp Ohmic sensor question

    First, their is no part called a tip in a Hypertherm torch. The electrode is negative output from the power supply, the nozzle is positive during pilot arc (arc start/transfer to material) and the...
  9. Re: PMX 45 Voltage issue with Price AVHC10 THC

    Sounds like a loose connection or a failing voltage divider or THC. You can verify the real output voltage with any plasma cutter by reading it with a voltmeter on the DC voltage scale, on a 300 volt...
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    Yes, go to www.hypertherm.com , at the bottom of...

    Yes, go to www.hypertherm.com , at the bottom of the page find the downloads library tab and click it. Choose HPR130xd in the drop down menu, then find the operators manual and download it. There is...
  11. Thread: HPR 260XD

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    Your first place for help is with the OEM machine...

    Your first place for help is with the OEM machine builder. If they need help, they should contact their Hypertherm sales representative or technical service at Hypertherm. Should be easy to fix. Jim...
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    Re: HYPERTHERM HSD 130 ERROR 020

    Contact your cnc machine builder, if they cannot help then ask them to work directly with Hypertherm tech service for your region. Jim Colt Hyperthermn
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    Re: opinions on cnc plasma

    Tracker cnc, Fab-Cut CNC, FastcutCNC and Machitech are all great Canadian cnc plasma machine manufacturers and can all provide products that will achive the cuts that you need witin your budget. ...
  14. Re: re help

    Open your Powermax operators manual to the mechanized cut charts. Listed there are the correct consumables for machine torch cutting, as well as the cutting specs (pierce height, pierce delay, cut...
  15. Re: Plasma Cam Owner - Reducing Slag from Sheet Metal

    That entirely depends on what plasma cutter you intend to use. Let me know and I may be able to help! Jim Colt
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    Re: Need Help - Hypertherm 260XD

    What CNC machine, cnc control, software? Water table or downdraft? The plasma does not do the hole cutting by itself, rather it requires well coordinated motion involving the x-y drives, z axis...
  17. Thread: Powermax 30

    by jimcolt
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    Re: Powermax 30

    The Powermax45XP outsells the Miller Spectrum 625, so it is competitive. The higher wattage output of the 45XP (due to higher cutting load voltage) makes it more powerful, but also makes it not able...
  18. Thread: Powermax 30

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    Re: Powermax 30

    The Powermax45xp is 230 volts, it is the lowest powered plasma that we recommend for cnc use. The Powermax30 is used by some people on cnc machines as long as you keep the duty cycle low and stay...
  19. Thread: Powermax 30

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    Re: Powermax 30

    You probably could put a quick disconnect on a 30, though I have never done this.....so I cannot offer advice. Keep in mind that there is the possibility of open circuit DC voltage of around 300,...
  20. Re: Torchmate 4X4 and Hypertherm 85 amp machine tuning

    Slowing the cut speed is the worse thing you can do. For 6mm steel you should use the 45 amp shielded cutting process and follow the book specs from the operators manual exactly....generally the cuts...
  21. Re: Just got my Hypertherm 65 and am somewhat disappointed

    The last one that I opened that was clearly sealed from the factory in the USA had a manual (as well as the safety and compliance manual that we are required by CSA and CE to include). As soon as I...
  22. Re: Just got my Hypertherm 65 and am somewhat disappointed

    paulomacc,

    I have no idea what we (Hypertherm) are supplying for printed manuals currently. I will forward your message to our Powermax team and as soon as I get a reply I will respond. You can...
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    The switch does not see both situations. It will...

    The switch does not see both situations. It will send too loose or stack up tolerance issues ( common with aftermarket consumables) if the cap is over tightened it can cause the electrode to bind (...
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    Re: Hypertherm 45 torch cap sensor fault

    I sent this response yesterday, apparently it did not get to you. Best way to communicate with me is through jim.colt@hypertherm.com . Best place for Hypertherm tech issues is...
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    Re: HyAmp Machine torch and 65A machine

    The HyAmp torch will work fine on the 65....a bit better consumable life as it has better cooling. The torch diameter is larger, and be sure to use the Hyamp cut charts. Jim Colt Hypertherm
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