Hypertherm’s new products include a system designed to significantly reduce waterjet operating costs by delivering marked labor and consumable savings for companies operating waterjet machines. In addition, Hypertherm will preview new technology designed to simplify CNC and robotic cutting through the automatic inclusion of process parameters in support of a wide range of applications. This new technology will be showcased on a new line-up of Hypertherm CNCs, which were also unveiled at this year’s show.
Two more products making their FABTECH debut are designed to support cutting and gouging in out of the way locations. Hypertherm’s Freedom 38 PPA is a completely autonomous, all-in-one unit that combines a powerful 125 amp plasma system with a generator and air compressor for cutting in areas without access to electricity. The Powermax30 AIR features a 30 amp plasma system and air compressor in one compact unit for ultimate portability.
“Today’s rapid evolution of cutting technology and automated intelligence means job shops, service centers, and fabricators are faced with an ever changing product landscape,” said Anibal Sepulveda, head of marketing for Hypertherm North America. “As a manufacturer specializing in cutting processes and CAD/CAM software for both CNC and robotic processes, we believe we are in a unique position to support businesses as they work to evolve and remain competitive.”
This year’s show, was hels at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center, takes place from November 9 to 12. Hypertherm exhibited from the center’s South hall in booth S3340, while Hypertherm partners will conducted live demonstrations of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting from more than a dozen booth locations throughout the show. Finally, Hypertherm experts in the areas of plasma, waterjet, automation, and CAM software will presented a number of presentations as part of FABTECH’s official educational program.
Hypertherm designs and manufactures advanced cutting products for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, in addition to CNC motion and height controls, CAM nesting software, robotic software and consumables. Hypertherm systems are trusted for performance and reliability that result in increased productivity and profitability for hundreds of thousands of businesses. The New Hampshire based company’s reputation for cutting innovation dates back nearly 50 years to 1968, with Hypertherm’s invention of water injection plasma cutting. The 100 percent associate owned company has more than 1,400 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide.