Q - Can I use SmartSYNC handheld torches for CNC or robotics applications?
A - No. SmartSYNC handheld torches are suitable only for handheld applications.
Q - How are SmartSYNC handheld torches intended to be used?
A - SmartSYNC hand torches are intended for handheld plasma cutting applications only.
Q - Which consumables work with the Hypertherm SmartSYNC handheld torch?
A - SmartSYNC handheld torches work with yellow drag cutting and FineCut cartridges, green max removal and max control gouging cartridges, and black FlushCut cartridges. Powermax 65/85/105 SYNC machines work with cartridges up to 65 A, 85 A and 105 A, respectively.
Q - Can SmartSYNC handheld torches be used with legacy Powermax 65/86/105 machines?
A - No. Hypertherm SmartSYNC torches are intended solely for use with Powermax SYNC plasma cutters.
Q - Which SmartSYNC torch should be used for CNC & robotics applications?
A - Hypertherm SmartSYNC mechanized and mini-machine torches are suitable for use with a wide variety of CNC cutting tables, track cutters, and pipe-cutters. Mini-machine/robotics torches can be used for light arm robotics applications.
Q - When does it make sense to choose a 15� or 75� handheld torch?
A - 75� torches are considered the "jack of all trades" for plasma cutting. They can easily handle most cutting jobs. 15� torches are nearly straight, making them a better choice for gouging and cutting in corners, where a 75� torch may be obstructed.