The Sensor THC is a full featured torch height control system specifically designed to integrate with Hypertherm Automation’s shape cutting controls.
The Sensor THC incorporates the latest advancements in system integration and hardware reliability. With integrated SoftMotion and closed loop servo control, the Sensor THC simply outperforms the competition.
The result is an easy to use height control that can significantly increase the productivity and profitability of your shape cutting operation.
Complete built-in test for easy hook-up, system test, and configuration.
Built in user programmable process control parameters for initial height sense, plasma arc volts, torch height Disable, automatic kerf crossing detection, skip IHS, and IHS offset
Automatic retry on arc transfer error
Complete servo loop adjustments including proportional, integral, derivative, and feed-forward gains
Arc voltage range 50-300 VDC in 0.5 volt increments
Initial height sense can be done with ohmic contact or position error stall detection
Manual or full automatic height control
Auto Arc Voltage Set
Preflow during IHS.
Support for arc style marking torches
100-watt Yaskawa AC Servo drive and motor rated at 0.9 amp continuous, 2.8 amp peak, 3000 RPM
12 bit analog to digital converter sampled at 1Khz interrupt rate Industrial grade low profile slide using dual bearings with wipers and integrated electrical brake. Maximum load weight 30 Lbs. (13.6 kg) optically isolated ±10VDC drive output and incremental encoder input 12.0” full stroke travel for torch positioning
Slide dimensions: 25.75" H (654mm); 5.0" W (127mm); 3.0" D (76 mm)
Slide weight: 17lbs (7.7 kg)
Electronics operating environment: 0 to 50°C (32 to 122"F); 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Sensor THC Options
Pneumatic break away torch mount
Torch mounting blocks
Hypertherm dealer network
Hypertherm products are sold exclusively through our network of authorized partners. While different partners sell and service different products, in general, Hypertherm distributors sell the Powermax brand of air plasma products, as well as consumables for all types of Hypertherm systems; some distributors also sell automated products. Rental companies typically rent or lease Powermax air plasma products and may sell consumables for those systems. Table manufacturers / OEMs sell automated cutting products and consumables and typically offer service on what they sell. Systems integrators sell retrofits and upgrade products.
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