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Midland Tool

Hypertherm® Powermax125® Plasma Cutter

Item # POWERMAX125 Category

Professional-grade plasma metal cutting and gougin system for handheld cutting 1-1/2″ and mechanized piercing 1″.

  • Finish jobs faster with cut speeds five times greater than oxyfuel on 12 mm (1/2”) mild steel
  • Superior cut and gouge quality let you spend less time on grinding and edge preparation
  • 100% duty cycle maximizes your cutting time
  • Multiple, easy-to-use torch styles let you tackle a wide variety of jobs using the same system
  • No need to change the air pressure – Smart Sense™ technology ensures that it is always correctly set
  • SpringStart™ technology ensures consistent starting and a more reliable torch
  • Drag cut at full output with a patented shield that reduces dross buildup for smoother cutting
  • Consumable life up to four times longer than other systems in this amperage range
  • Electrode end-of-life detection protects the torch and work piece from damage by automatically stopping power when the electrode is overused
  • Hypertherm Certified™ reliability ensures peak performance even in the harshest environments
  • Duramax® Hyamp™ torches are designed for high-impact and heat resistance


Severance Capacity

Hand cutting 2-1/4": 5 ipm

Pierce Capacity

Pierce rating is for handheld use or with automatic torch height control

Metal Removal Rate Gouging

27.6 lbs/hr

Groove Profile

0.17-0.31" D x 0.24-0.39" W
Actual groove profile varies with torch angle
arc stretch
and technique

Input Voltage

480/600 V
50/60 Hz

Kilowatt Output

21.9 kW

Input Current @ 12.2 kW

480/600 V
31/24 A

Output Current

30-125 A

Rated Output Voltage

175 VDC

Duty Cycle @ 104° F

100% @ 125 A
480/600 V

Open Circuit Voltage

320 VDC

Gas Supply

oil-free air or nitrogen

Rec. Gas Inlet Flow Rate

Cutting: 260 I/min (550 scfh) @ 5.9 bar (85 psi)
Gouging: 212 I/min (450 scfh) @ 4.1 bar (60 psi)

Cable Length

10 ft

Power Supply Type

Inverter – IGBT

Engine Drive Requirements

40 kW for full 125 A output


CSA-certified for use in the Americas and Asia
except China


With Handles: 23.3" D x 10.8" W x 20" H


480 V: 105.7 lbs
600 V: 104.7 lbs