Hypertherm Plasma Systems.
Which Hypertherm Plasma?
Plasma capabilities chart. 
  Air Plasma Oxygen Plasma LongLife
Oxygen Plasma
HyPerformance Plasma
         
System Powermax 1000
Powermax 1250
Powermax 1650
Max 200 HT2000
HT4400
HT4001
HPR130
HPR260
         
Cut Quality Good Better Better Best
  Some secondary operations and dross Some secondary operations with virtually no dross Some secondary operations with virtually no dross Minimal to no secondary operations with virtually no dross
         
Mild Steel Weldability Nitriding can impair mild steel welding Good mild steel welding Good mild steel welding Good mild steel welding
         
Productivity Good Better Better Best
Operating Cost Good Good Better Best
Consumable Life Good Good Better Best
Process Flexibility Good Better Better Best
         
Features Simple bundled system with minimal options Lower degree of features and options Lower degree of features and options Fully featured with wide range of options
         
Application Ranges Light duty cutting Light to medium duty cutting Light to heavy duty cutting Precision cutting, light to heavy duty cutting
         
Price Low Medium Medium to high Higher



Technology Benefits
       
  Oxygen Plasma LongLife Oxygen Plasma HyPerformance Plasma
Benefits of oxygen plasma vs. air plasma
  • Thicker capability 100% duty cycle
  • Faster cut speeds
  • Better cut quality, less dross
  • Better weldability
  • Thicker capability 100% duty cycle
  • Faster cut speeds
  • Better cut quality, less dross
  • Better weldability
  • Thicker capability 100% duty cycle
  • Faster cut speeds
  • Better cut quality, less dross
  • Better weldability
       
Benefit of LongLife oxygen plasma vs. oxygen plasma  
  • Significantly longer consumable life
  • Significantly lower operating cost
  • Faster cut speeds (HySpeed)
  • Can be used on large machine frames
  • Significantly longer consumable life
  • Significantly lower operating cost
  • Faster cut speeds (HySpeed)
  • Can be used on large machine frames
       
Benefits of HyPerformance Plasma vs. LongLife oxygen plasma    
  • Significantly improved cut quality
  • Better process resolution on low end for maximum cut quality on thin material
  • Fuel-gas capability to improve stainless steel cut quality
  • Mark and cut with same consumables
  • Longest consumable life
  • Highest cut speeds
  • Auto gas console
  • Quick-disconnect torch