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The Height Control that Knows Your Plasma Processes With the Intelligent Height Control iHC XT, simply confirm the system has the material, thickness and amps you are using to cut your next work. The intelligent iHC XT takes care of the rest – no more incorrect settings or operator errors.

  • Intuitive User Interface

  • Precise Arc Voltage Monitoring for Ultimate Cut Quality

  • Voltage Sampling to Adapt for Consumable Wear

  • Two Ways to Sense the Plate: Ohmic Contact and Collision Sense (adjustable sensitivity)

  • Built-in Laser Pointer for easier torch positioning

  • Programmable Cutting Parameters Include: Arc voltage, Height to slow down for plate sensing, Ignition height, and Pierce height

ArcGlide by Hypertherm

Traditional torch height controls require operators to periodically adjust arc voltage to ensure proper cut height. Using Hypertherm’s proprietary techniques, the ArcGlide torch height control (THC) continuously samples arc voltage and automatically adjusts arc voltage for proper torch height over the life of the consumables without requiring operator input.

The result: optimal cut quality, improved productivity and reduced operating costs for plasma cutting applications – including True Hole capability for HyPerformance plasma HPRXD installations. The ArcGlide THC is available in both CNC-integrated (with Hypernet® communication) and standalone configurations.

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