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Hypertherm Powermax30 AIR w/ 15' 75° Hand Torch, Consumables (120-240V 1-PH, CSA) #088097

Part Number: 088097
UPC: 00662310357207
$2,340.00 + Free Shipping

Cut capacity:

3/8" Capacity

3/8" Capacity

Plasma torch:



Power supply:



220V Single Phase

220V Single Phase

  • Plasma cutter with built-in compressorInternal Air Compressor
  • Lightweight, portable plasma cutterLightweight & Portable
  • Plasma cutting torch included75° Hand Torch
  • 15 ft torch lead & 10 ft power cord included15' Lead, 10' Power Cord
  • 3 year Hypertherm warranty3-Year Power Warranty

Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air Plasma Cutter #088097 with Built-in Compressor

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Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air T30 Hand Torch

Forget about buying air- just plug in the Hypertherm Powermax and start cutting! 

The Powermax 30 AIR is an advanced plasma arc cutting system with an integrated air compressor for cutting conductive metals including mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum up to 3/8 inches (10 mm) thick and pierce thicknesses up to 1/4 inch (6 mm). 


How do Mechanized Plasma Torches Work? 

Mechanized plasma torches generate thermal plasma by harnessing direct current (DC) discharge. Thermal plasma can also be generated using alternating current (AC) or radiofrequency. 


Why Buy the Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air? 

As the lightest and smallest system in its class, the ergonomic Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air lets you enjoy all the power you know and love form Hypertherm with portable convenience at your fingertips. 120 and 240 V plugs and an internal air compressor give you the freedom to take your Powermax just about anywhere.


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Benefits of the Powermax 30 AIR:

Portable operation

  • Internal air compressor lets you operate anywhere—maximum portability and ease of use
  • Plugs into either a 120-volt or 240-volt outlet with the included plug adapters
  • Lightweight, ergonomic hand torch reduces cramping and soreness
  • Adding to its portability, it’s the lightest and smallest system in its class

Faster, more versatile

  • High efficiency: fast cutting speeds and amazing cut quality reduces secondary operations
  • Continuous pilot arc feature lets you quickly and easily cut rusted metal or metal grate without retriggering
  • One tool for a variety of cutting functions - large range of metal thicknesses and types

Reliable, robust, and cost-effective

  • Internal air compressor eliminates the unnecessary costs of external air compressors
  • Rugged design withstands the elements
  • High performance from Hypertherm, a trusted brand

What's Included:

The Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air comes with everything you need to get started. A complete set of consumables are pre-installed on the AIR T30 torch, including:

  • Electrode (#420132)
  • Swirl ring (#420133)
  • Nozzle (#420134)
  • Retaining cap (#420135)
  • Deflector (#420399)
  • Extra nozzle (#420134)
  • Extra electrode (#420132)
  • Carrying strap
  • Quick setup card
  • Operator’s, safety, and compliance manuals

With a 15-foot lead, the AIR T30 also includes a work clamp (with a 15-foot lead) and a 10-foot power cord, plus adapters for both 120-volt & 240-volt outlets. 

Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air comes with pre-installed consumables

Oxy-fuel welding and cutting for CNC efficiency 

Oxy-fuel welding and cutting (also referred as oxyacetylene welding, oxy welding, or gas-welding) are processes that use fuel gases to burn pure oxygen to achieve high temperatures—allowing the user to weld and cut metals.

Plasma cutting and welding vs. oxy-fuel welding and cutting

The average cost of using a plasma torch is about 37% cheaper per foot, which, over time can save you a big chunk of change. In regions with high labor rates, such as the US, Canada, Europe, etc., it’s extremely important to achieve the highest efficiency possible to maximize your profit. Due to its ability to obtain a high-capacity and high-speed in fabrication operations, plasma torches are the clear-cut preference over oxy-fuel torches.

Plasma Cutting:

  • Faster, high-quality cuts
  • Smaller, precise kerf width
  • Plasma cutters will cut any metal—steel, stainless steel, nickel, aluminum, copper, brass, magnesium, titanium, cobalt, and so on
  • 110V or 220V outlets will give you the same cut!
  • Cleaner, newer technology
  • LESS EXPENSIVE in the long run

Oxy Fuel Cutting:

  • Slow cuts with more secondary operations
  • Limited to cutting carbon steel
  • Runs on fuel, which is more expensive than electricity
  • More distortion
  • MORE EXPENSIVE in the long run

Why choose the Powermax 30 AIR plasma cutter?

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Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air #088096

Try these accessories with your new Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air:


Hypotherm Parts Kit

Parts Kit

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Hypotherm Swirl Ring

Swirl Ring

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Hypotherm Protective Cover

Protective Cover

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Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air #088097 Specifications
Input Voltages 120-240 V, 1-PH, 50/60 Hz
Input current @ 2.5 kW 120-240 V, 1-PH, 29-15 A
Output current 15-30 A
Rated output voltage 83 VDC
Duty cycle @ 104°F (40°C) 35%, 240 V, 20%, 120 V
Open circuit voltage (OCV) 256 VDC
Cuttable metals Mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum
Cut capacity 3/8" (10 mm)
Input power cable length  10 ft
Power supply type  Inverter – insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) – 13.1’’H x 7.7’’W x 16.5’’D
Engine drive requirement  5.5 kW for full 30A output
Warranty  Power supplies: 3-year warranty; torches: 1-year warranty
Certifications Accepted in These Countries & Regions
CSA North America South America Asia (except China)
CE European Union EFTA countries Serbia
C-Tick Australia  
CU / GOST Russia Belarus Kazakhstan
UkrSERPO Ukraine  

* Includes countries or regions where the certification is also accepted



Height: 13.10 Inches
Width: 7.70 Inches
Length: 16.50 Inches
Weight: 29 Lb(s) 13 Oz

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