Hypertherm Power Max 30XP Review


The Hypertherm Power Max 30XP (088079) is a powerful, durable, and lightweight plasma cutter. It is one of the best of its kind on the market – a premium product that’ll make you feel like a king when using it.

It has an easy to use design, and delivers amazing cut speeds. It is versatile and can be used for a wide range of applications.

It can easily cut conductive metals such as aluminum, stainless steel, or mild steel using air or nitrogen.


Hypertherm’s PowerMax 30XP has dimensions of 14 x 5.5 x 11 inches and weighs just 42.3 pounds. Moving the plasma cutter from one site to another is very easy because of its compactness and small dimensions.

It also comes with a hard carry case which adds to its portability, and you won’t have any difficulty in carrying it around a construction site, even over far distances. The unit has a shoulder strap that makes the carrying process easier and more comfortable.

Handy Accessories

The unit comes with some very useful accessories to make cutting more convenient.

The Duramax LT handle is an amazing tool as it is made up of high quality materials and has excellent resistance against impact and heat. It also provides a comfortable grip to the user, as it is designed in a very user-friendly way. The Duramax LT torch helps the user perform the task of plasma cutting properly, and it also prevents them from having hand fatigue.

The unit also includes eye shields and gloves that are imperative for the protection and security of the user. The gloves protect your hands from being damaged by the heat which can develop sores, and the eye shields protect your eyes from the harmful rays emitted during plasma cutting. These handy accessories don’t even require any skill level, and even if you’re a beginner, you can easily set up and use them.

You can plug it either into a 120 or 240V power outlet and the plug adapters are already included.


  • Product weight: 42.3 lbs.
  • Product dimensions: 14 x 5.5 x 11 inches
  • Model no: 088079
  • Installation method: plasma cutting
  • Batteries required: no
  • Gas supply: Clean oil-free air, or dry nitrogen

Performance and Recommendation

Easy to use and critically acclaimed, with much made of its design and convenience.

The drag tip is excellent and it provides a deeper and faster cut compared to other plasma cutters. It delivers clean cuts and is very easy to use.

The Hypertherm PowerMax 30XP is versatile and it includes all the accessories that you will need to make your cutting task quick and easy. It also offers the option of high power cutting on thick metals and fine cut consumables for thin metals which leave a narrow kerf and clean edge.

It also offers different cut capacities and is designed to withstand heat, impacts, and the rigors of daily use. Overall, it’s a very useful appliance that can make your plasma cutting experience thoroughly enjoyable in the way that only a premium tool can.

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