Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air Plasma Cutter 088096 w/ Built-In Air Compressor

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The Hypertherm Powermax 30 AIR is the best plasma cutter with built-in compressor available today.

The new Hypertherm Powermax 30 AIR plasma cutter delivers high performance in a compact, portable package. With a built in air compressor, its the smallest, lightest handheld plasma cutting system in its class so you can take the Powermax30 AIR plasma cutter to where the work is rather than bring the work to the system. Because its highly portable, it can be used for a wider range of applications. Its also simple to setup and operate. You can plug it into any 120 or 240V circuit with the supplied adapter plugs.

Despite its small size, the Hypertherm Powermax 30 AIR delivers big performance. The smallest, lightest handheld plasma cutting system in its class, it includes its own built-in air compressor, so you can use the Hypertherm Powermax 30 AIR anywhere there's single-phase power. Just plug it in, attach the work clamp and you're ready to cut.

What's Included

  • Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air Power supply, AIR T30 hand torch with 15 ft. lead and work clamp with 15 ft. lead
  • 240 V/20 A plug with adapters for 120 V/15 A and 240 V/20 A circuits
  • Operator and safety manuals
  • 1 nozzle and 1 electrode
  • Carrying strap


The small size and light weight of the new Hypertherm Powermax 30 AIR, with an internal compressor, make it a highly portable system enabling metal cutting just about anywhere there is single phase power. Simply plug it in, attach the work clamp and you are ready to cut. The internal compressor eliminates the need for an external air compressor and filter to operate the plasma system. The fast cutting speeds and superior cut quality of the Hypertherm Powermax 30 Air plasma cutter enable you to finish jobs quicker.

Easy to set up and operate

  • Internal compressor eliminates the need for an external air compressor and filter
  • Plug into any 120 or 240 V power (convenient Auto-Voltage technology and plug adapters included)

Superior performance in a compact package

  • Patent-pending consumable design enables consistent cutting by optimizing the airflow from the compact, internal compressor
  • Quickly cut metal grate or rusted metal without retriggering with the continuous pilot arc feature
  • Fast cutting speeds and superior cut quality let you finish jobs quicker, with fewer secondary operations

Exceptional versatility

  • Just one tool is all you need to cut a variety of metal types and thicknesses
  • Small size and light weight let you take the Powermax30 AIR to the work, rather than bringing the work to the system an ideal solution for a wide range of cutting applications
  • Built to withstand heavy-duty use in the most demanding environments

120 V Input Power

The maximum recommended output of 20 Amp, the cut capacities are:

  • 10 gauge at 30 ipm
  • 1/4" at 14 ipm
  • 3/8" at 5 ipm

T30 Torch

  • Designed to withstand impact and heat
  • Tapered retaining cap and deflector for great arc visibility
  • Ergonomic design with 75 torch head

High Performing Technology

The new patent-pending consumable designs enable consistent cutting by optimizing the air flow from the compact, internal compressor. Coupled with the highly effective moisture removal system, the Hypertherm Powermax30 AIR plasma cutter provides great cut quality and performance in hot and humid conditions.


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 @ 40C (104F) 35%, 240 V
20%, 120 V
Open circuit voltage (OCV) 256 VDC
Dimensions with handles 16.5" D; 7.7" W; 13.1" H
Weight w/ 15 ft. torch 29.8 lbs
Input power cable length 10 ft.
Power supply type Inverter - IGBT
Engine drive requirement 5.5 kW for full 30 A output
Warranty Power supplies have a 3-year warranty and torches a 1-year warranty.

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