Selecting a Plasma Torch

Hypertherm Powermax 900 PlasmaCAM can work with many different sizes and brands of plasma cutters. If you're thinking about buying one, be sure to look at the whole picture first.

Suppose you want the ability to cut steel up to ½ thick and decide to buy a 50 amp cutter. You will find that several different manufacturers offer appropriately sized cutters. However, some of these models are vastly superior to others. Choose the right plasma torch now and you'll save money and get better results for as long as you use it.

When selecting a plasma cutter, don't just look at the price tag. Consider these other important factors as well:

In order to help you make the best choice, we are continually researching hand plasma cutters in depth. See if the model you are planning to use is recommended before you buy.
Click here to compare technical specs on specific models of plasma cutters

Hypertherm, Lincoln, Miller, HTP, Hobart and Thermal Dynamics make plasma cutters based on contact arc starting that work well with the PlasmaCAM system.

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