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Hypertherm, Inc.


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 handheld and mechanized plasma systems and consumables, fiber laser and waterjet products, in addition to CNC motion and height controls and CAM cutting software. 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 more than 45 years, to 1968, with Hypertherm’s invention of water injection plasma cutting. The associate owned company, consistently named one of the best places to work in America, has more than 1,400 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide.

Hypertherm’s product lines include:

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HyPerformance Plasma delivering HyDefinition® cut quality with greater consistency, faster cut speeds, longer consumable life and half the operating cost of competing technologies.

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CAM nesting and process optimization software for CNC sheet and plate cutting applications, including plasma, laser, waterjet, oxyfuel, combination punch, drill/tap/spindle, and turret punch.

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A broad array of CNC and torch height control products that provide application flexibility across the product range without adding complexity.

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Torches and consumables that deliver superior cut performance, while sufficiently cooling the consumables to provide you with the longest-lasting consumables available.

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Powermax line of products that will help you get your cutting and gouging jobs done faster, easier, more reliably and at lower cost.

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Centricut brand of consumables for non-Hypertherm mechanized plasma and CO2 laser systems deliver superior performance at the lowest overall cost.

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HyPerformance Waterjet pumps offering 20% lower total cost of ownership and Advanced Intensifier Technology (AIT) that delivers optimum cut quality, ease of service and less routine maintenance.

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Accustream advanced technology consumables and replacement parts for any waterjet.

Hypertherm plasma and fiber laser systems are effective tools for a wide variety of cutting and gouging applications on all types of electrically conductive metal.

  • Mechanized plasma cutting

  • Handheld plasma cutting

  • Waterjet cutting

  • CNCs and THCs for metal cutting

  • Fiber Laser Cutting

  • Hole Cutting

  • Beveling

  • Gouging

  • Robotic cutting

  • Nesting software

Hypertherm remains focused on improving cut quality, extending service life, enhancing productivity, and lowering operating costs. In fact, the company dedicates more resources to metal cutting research, development, and testing than any other metal cutting system manufacturer in the world.

Key Company Facts

  • Founded in 1968

  • Headquartered: Hanover, New Hampshire

  • Number of associates: More than 1,400 worldwide

  • Countries where Hypertherm products are sold: 93

  • Number of patents: 120

Product Catalog

Technical Articles

Advancements in Technology Eliminate Taper and Ding Problems in Plasma Hole Cutting (Machine and Motion Controllers) Two specific concerns with plasma holes are the taper and the ding or divot that is present on the interior of the hole. Both of these cut quality issues prevent a bolt from being able to pass through... (View Full Article)
Better Plasma Cutting on Stainless Steel (Welding Equipment and Supplies) When it comes to cutting stainless steel, plasma cutting isn't the first method that comes to mind for most metal fabricators. Odds are they aren't cutting a lot of stainless steel plate, however. (View Full Article)