Waterjet Cutting Products

The waterjet cutting technology area has information on the machines and processes, but it doesn't stop there. It also covers abrasives, hoses, nozzles, and pumps.

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Waterjet cuts 3-D parts from almost any material

April 15, 2014

Jet Edge’s Edge X-5 waterjet system employs an AquaVision Di controller to cut precise, taper-free parts from almost any material. The 5-axis system can cut 3-D parts such as impellers and bevels up to 50 degrees. With the motion system separated from the catcher tank, vibration is eliminated....

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Abrasive waterjet machine suitable for fabrication shops

March 17, 2014

OMAX® Corp. offers the MAXIEM® 1530 abrasive waterjet machine. It has an XY cutting travel of 10 ft. 2 in. by 5 ft. 2 in., making it suitable for fabrication shops and metal service centers. Featuring Intelli-MAX® software and direct-drive pump technology, the machine cuts parts from...

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Lab-grown waterjet orifice withstands harsh abrasive

March 6, 2014

Diamond Technology Innovations has introduced a new orifice material for the waterjet cutting and cleaning industries. The tetraCORE™ lab-grown waterjet orifice can maintain structural integrity and jet-stream coherency for hundreds of hours in harsh abrasive environments, according to the...

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Waterjet systems include 5-axis cutting heads for chamfering up to 50 degrees

February 12, 2014

Knuth Machine Tools offers full 5-axis waterjets in flying-bridge and traditional gantry designs. The 5-axis cutting head allows for chamfering up to 50 degrees, coupled with endless rotation, which eliminates the need to repeat pierce-cuts. The manufacturer’s 450 Cut Control has a waterproof...

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Small scale waterjet system

Small-scale waterjet systems save floor space

January 27, 2014

WardJet has introduced two new models to its Emerald series of waterjet cutting systems. At 2 by 2 ft., the Emerald 0606 is the smallest waterjet manufactured by the company. Because of its rigid, sturdy tank design, it can handle materials from 2-in. foam sheet to 12-in.-thick stainless...

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Waterjet's cutting area almost same size as machine

January 10, 2014

TECHNI Waterjet™ has introduced the Techjet-X3® 4100-G gantry-style waterjet cutting system. The machine's cutting area (6 ft. 7 in. by 13 ft. 2 in.) is nearly the same size as the machine (7 ft. 10 in. by 14 ft. 5 in.), helping to save facility space. The waterjet machine comes...

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Waterjet cutting system's small size contributes to energy efficiency - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet cutting system's small size contributes to energy efficiency

December 12, 2013

Sugino Corp. has introduced the Katana2 waterjet cutting system for cutting titanium, stainless steel, and copper. Utilizing an extra-fine abrasive nozzle, the machine can achieve cutting diameters as low as 0.012 in. at pressures up to 43,500 PSI. With a footprint of 57 by 81 in., the machine...

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Plasma cutting system, waterjet system introduced

December 3, 2013

Hypertherm has introduced the new Powermax125 plasma cutting and gouging system. According to the company, the system delivers the most power of any portable air plasma system currently available. The machine features a 1.5-in. recommended cut capacity. It can sever 2.5-in.-thick metal while...

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Waterjet robot allows 6-axis cutting - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet robot allows 6-axis cutting

November 27, 2013

WARDJet has introduced the multipurpose waterjet robot. It integrates waterjet cutting with end-of-arm tooling to achieve 6-axis cutting. A seventh axis is possible with the addition of a headstock/tailstock fixture that rotates the part while the robot cuts around it. The robot is a...

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Software features added to laser, bending, and waterjet machines - TheFabricator.com

Software features added to laser, bending, and waterjet machines

November 18, 2013

Bystronic Inc., Elgin, Ill., has introduced new software features to its laser, bending, and waterjet product lines. PartID is a new feature of the Bystronic BySoft 7 CAD/CAM software. The identification code is generated with BySoft 7and then laser-engraved onto the part utilizing a Bystronic...

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Control software optimizes waterjet tool paths - TheFabricator.com

Control software optimizes waterjet tool paths

October 21, 2013

OMAX® Corp. has introduced Intelli-MAX® 20 intuitive control software that automatically optimizes the tool paths of the company's abrasive waterjet systems. The new automatic tool path planning engine in the software improves the artificial intelligence of the waterjets, creating less...

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Abrasive waterjet machine cuts small parts - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet machine cuts small parts

October 11, 2013

OMAX® has introduced the MicroMAX™ JetMachining® Center for abrasive waterjet cutting of parts or part features smaller than 0.012 in. from a variety of materials, including exotic metals, advanced composites, polymer thermoplastics, and glass. Suitable for prototype development...

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CAM, nesting software supports waterjet beveling - TheFabricator.com

CAM, nesting software supports waterjet beveling

September 3, 2013

Jetcam Intl. s.a.r.l. has introduced a new release of its Jetcam Expert CAM and nesting software that includes native support for beveling on compatible OMAX® CNC waterjet machines. The update to software and postprocessors, suitable for all sheet bevel cutting requirements, is available...

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Waterjet machines offered in basic, high-speed models - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet machines offered in basic, high-speed models

July 16, 2013

WardJet Inc. has introduced the J-series and L-series waterjet cutting machines. The J-series is an economically priced, water-only waterjet. Using belt drive technology, it can cut at speeds of 2,500 IPM with an acceleration and deceleration rate of 0.2 m/s2. It is suitable for companies...

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Waterjet cutting system includes dual cutting heads

June 25, 2013

The Bystronic ByJet Smart waterjet cutting system features high-precision, dual cutting heads for fast part throughput; abrasive metering; and constant automatic nozzle height sensing. The pump’s reliability helps increase service intervals, the manufacturer states. The cutting bridge is fitted...

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