Waterjet Cutting

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 cutting machine updated with new features

December 18, 2014

OMAX® Corp. offers the new MAXIEM® 1530 JetMachining® waterjet cutting machine. It features updated digital linear encoders, a Z-axis core with optional multiaxis cutting heads, streamlined abrasive hopper designs, and self-leveling base legs. The unit has the lowest ceiling height in the...

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TECHNI Waterjet names Mac-Tech as Midwest distributor

December 12, 2014

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., a manufacturer of 2-D and 3-D waterjet cutting machinery, has named Mac-Tech as its distributor in Colorado, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Located in Milwaukee, Mac-Tech also offers plate rolls, band saws, lasers, press brakes, and punch...

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Bridge-style waterjet machine cuts complex parts from advanced, traditional materials

December 11, 2014

OMAX® offers the 60120 JetMachining® Center with EnduroMAX® pump, Tilt-A-Jet® cutting head, and rotary axis. Suitable for a variety of production runs across a number of industry segments, the bridge-style waterjet machine can cut complex parts from a variety of materials, including exotic...

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Engineer, weld, fabricate, test, and perfect

December 10, 2014

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Rando Productions juggles various projects from various customers—TV shows, commercials, theme park attractions—and each has its own timeline. It’s all one-off, nonrepeat work. Sound familiar?

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MultiCam marks 25th anniversary

December 9, 2014

MultiCam Inc., Dallas, a manufacturer of CNC cutting systems, marks its 25th year in business in 2014. The firm was founded as Machine Automation Technology by Ken Koelling, who began building complete, customized CNC systems. Today the company offers CNC router, laser, plasma, waterjet, and...

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Waterjet cutting CAM software generates tool paths from 3-D models

November 25, 2014

OMAX® Corp. offers CAM software for cutting complex, precision parts on its JetMachining® waterjet cutting machines. Free to OMAX machine owners, Intelli-CAM™ 3 software interfaces directly with the company’s intuitive Intelli-MAX® software suite, generating 3-D tool paths from 3-D solid...

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Hypertherm announces management team changes

November 12, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has realigned responsibilities in its management team. With the planned year-end departure of Carey Chen, current vice president and general manager light industrial businesses, and CIO, to become...

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Flow launches parts ordering site

November 7, 2014

Kent, Wash.-based Flow Intl. Corp., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has launched www.flowparts.com for online parts ordering. The new site allows visitors to search by keyword, system, or product. They can create saved machine...

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Mini cutting head achieves nearly taper-free cutting in waterjet micromachining

November 4, 2014

OMAX® Corp. has introduced a smaller version of its Tilt-A-Jet® cutting head, designed specifically for its MicroMAX JetMachining Center. The accessory nearly quadruples the position accuracy of the nozzle, enabling the machine to achieve nearly zero taper with most materials up to 3 in. thick....

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Waterjet pump features configurable design

November 3, 2014

KMT Waterjet Systems Inc. has announced the availability of the Streamline® SL-VI series pump with 30, 40, or 50 HP and a 60,000-PSI operating pressure. Designed for configurability, the pump can be custom-built based on a variety of options. Key features include increased intensifier flow rate...

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WARDJet hosts second annual open house

October 31, 2014

WARDJet hosted its second annual open house event on Oct. 8 at its facility in Tallmadge, Ohio. Employees talked one-on-one with visitors, gave facility tours, and performed waterjet cutting demonstrations. At the event, the company debuted its WARDKit line of waterjets. Offered in 2- by 2-ft.,...

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Flow Intl. appoints president

October 17, 2014

Flow Intl. Corp., a Kent, Wash.-based developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting applications, has appointed Dick LeBlanc as president. A 30-year veteran of the company, he most recently served as the executive vice president of global sales and marketing. He joined...

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OMAX Corp. names Kawan Lama as exclusive distribution partner for Indonesia

October 16, 2014

Abrasive waterjet technology provider OMAX® Corp., Kent. Wash., has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Kawan Lama® to market, sell, and support OMAX and MAXIEM® JetMachining® centers in Indonesia. “The Indonesian economy is expected to pick up steam in 2015, and we anticipate...

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Software’s cutting model increases waterjet machine predictability

October 16, 2014

OMAX® Corp. has released Intelli-MAX® 21 software for its JetMachining® centers. Featuring a fourth-generation cutting model, the new version optimizes tool paths automatically and provides predictability of cutting speeds, taper, and jet lag. The cutting model within the software builds upon...

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Waterjet software introduces new 3-D pathing capabilities

October 8, 2014

Flow Intl. Corp. has released FlowXpert™ 2015 3-D CAD/CAM software. The platform expands on the 2-D FlowMaster® intelligent software suite. It includes design powered by Spaceclaim, an integrated 3-D CAD/CAM programming tool with Flow Sequencer. Geometry analysis is waterjet-specific. Users...

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