Product News: Controls & Controllers

Integrated CNC supports multiple types of cutting processes.

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January 23, 2013 - With integrated drives, motors, and multiple torch height control interface options, EDGE® Pro Ti offers automatic torch height adjustments and suits small to medium sized cutting tables. Phoenix™ v9 software is included, and cutting process support covers plasma, waterjet, and oxyfuel methods. Hypernet® connectivity, which enables use of True Hole™ technology when combined with ArcGlide THC and HyPerformance® Plasma HPRXD® system, also facilitates remote troubleshooting.

Hypertherm, Inc.

Etna Rd., P.O. Box 5010, Hanover, NH, 03755 0010, USA

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Hypertherm Unveils New EDGE Pro Ti CNC

Press release date: January 16, 2013

HANOVER, NH–Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of advanced cutting systems, today announced the launch of the EDGE® Pro Ti–a new CNC designed with integrated drives, motors and multiple torch height control interface options.

This new CNC is ideally suited for small to medium sized cutting tables and works with all plasma systems including Hypertherm’s Powermax®, HySpeed® HSD130™ and new MAXPRO200®. It includes features such as enhanced cutting process support for plasma, waterjet, and oxyfuel cutting methods, and supports Rapid Part™ technology when combined with a Hypertherm Sensor™ Ti or ArcGlide® torch height control. In addition, automatic torch height adjustments ensure optimal consumable life and part quality without operator intervention.

The system also contains new Hypernet® connectivity enabling the use of True Hole™ technology when combined with an ArcGlide THC and HyPerformance® Plasma HPRXD® system. The Hypernet connectivity facilitates remote troubleshooting using a built in Remote Help™ function and standard wireless networking.

“The EDGE Pro Ti CNC replaces the EDGE Ti CNC in the entry to mid-range market, and does so with substantially more to offer in terms of application range and process capability for plasma, oxyfuel, and waterjet cutting operations,” said Bob Boyes, product manager for Hypertherm’s automation team.

Like all Hypertherm controllers, the EDGE Pro Ti is designed for reliability and ease of use while leveraging all the benefits of Hypertherm’s Phoenix™ Version 9 software. All necessary cut process parameters can be embedded within the CAM software’s customer part program for reduced setup time, the elimination of common process errors, and improved productivity. 

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, as well as fiber laser and now 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 40 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 1,300 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide.

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