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New Hypertherm PM 45 XP Plasma Cutter

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Buffalo21

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Today, I bought a new Hypertherm PM 45 XP plasma cutter, a 45 amp, 230 vac, single phase plasma cutter. I have 4 plasma cutters, all Hypertherms, a PM 30 (30 amp) , the new PM 45 XP (45 amp), a PM 65 (65 amp) and a PM 85 (85 amps). The new plasma cutter, is a replacement for a older model, PM 45, that I sold after its 6 month stay in a sewage treatment plant (terrible job).

I ran the new plasma cutter for about an hour, cutting 1/4”, 3/8” and 1/2” plate , with ease. Along with the test cuts, I made some weld on lifting eyes, for a job that starts next month.
 

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I have a 45xp with a machine torch on a CNC table and it's awesome! Have fun with it!
 

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Great machines, I've been running a 1250 for some time both CNC and manually. Its developed a slight regulator leak, but still cuts very well.
Not clear why you require four machines, this machine can cut from 25-80 amps. including hi definition cups for detail work on thinner material.

Using it in manual mode.
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On the CNC table. 1/2" AR500 range targets.
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Great machines, I've been running a 1250 for some time both CNC and manually. Its developed a slight regulator leak, but still cuts very well.
Not clear why you require four machines, this machine can cut from 25-80 amps. including hi definition cups for detail work on thinner material.
Paco
I have 4 machines, 1-2 are on jobs, at anytime, the PM 30 rides in the service van, one in the shop, there are times I wish I had 5 or 6.
 

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I see, your making money with those hypertherm machines. Excellent choice indeed.

Paco
 

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I just bought a 45 XP last week as well, I previously had a 30, what a difference!
 
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