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Arc Writer

Hypertherm Arc Writer
  • Overview
  • Specifications
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The Hypertherm ArcWriter is a dual gas, variable output power, plasma marking, scoring and punching system designed to leave temporary or permanent identification marks on metal surfaces. Perfect for labeling parts, creating dimples for drill starts, and any other marking, scoring or punching applications.

The ArcWriter is designed to leave temporary or permanent identification marks on metal surfaces. The system includes a power supply, torch and lead set, optional power supply mounted current control and optional arc voltage control module.

Power Supply

Electrical
Rated OCV 235 VCD at rated input voltage
Output Current 4 - 19 amps, adjustable in 1-amp increments
Output voltage 120 VCD
Duty Cycle at 40 C 100% (19 amps, 120 VCD)
Input Voltage 200 V, 3 PH, 50-60 Hz
  208 V, 3 PH, 60 Hz
  240 V, 3 PH, 60 Hz
  400 V, 3 PH, 50-60 Hz
  440 V, 3 PH, 60 Hz
  480 V, 3 PH, 60 Hz
  600 V, 3 PH, 50-60 Hz

Dimensions and Weight
Depth 28.2 inches (716 mm)
Width 12.6 inches (321 mm)
Height 18.7 inches (475 mm)
Weight 100 pounds (55 kg)

Gas Requirements
Plasma Gas Air or H5 (premixed industrial grade gas containing 5% Hydrogen and 95% Argon)
Shield Air

Gas Quality
Air Clean, dry and oil-free
H5 5% Hydrogen, 95% Argon premixed

Flow Rates and Pressures
Plasma Gas 60 scfh (28 I/min) @ 100 psi (6.9 bar) supplied to power supply pressure regulator
Shield Plasma 300 scfh (141 I/min) @ 100 psi (6.9 bar) supplied to power supply pressure regulator
Plasma Torch
Type Dual Gas, Mechanized
Gas Plasma and Shield (refer to gas requirements)
Starting Method Contact start
Cap Sensor Pneumatic
Dimensions and Weight
Diameter 1.5 inches (38.1 mm)
Length 11 inches (280 mm)
Weight 1.5 pounds (0.8 kg)