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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Hypertherm names market manager for Mexico operations

August 22, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has named Takeshi Yamamoto as market manager for its operations in Mexico. He also is responsible for leading the expansion of the company’s waterjet and integrated cutting systems business within...

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Flow Intl. to host inventor of abrasive waterjet at IMTS

August 8, 2014

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, will host a meet and greet with Dr. Mohamed Hashish, the inventor of abrasive waterjet technology, on Sept. 9 at its booth at IMTS, held at McCormick Place in Chicago. Hashish will...

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Reusing recycled abrasives in waterjet cutting?

August 7, 2014

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When it comes to waterjet cutting, most metal fabricators rely on virgin garnet as the abrasive that’s used in conjunction with the waterjet stream. After cutting is concluded, the abrasive can be collected and recycled as a filler for other construction-related products. An Auburn, Wash.-based company, however, thinks it has found a way to take the recycled material and return it to an almost-new state.

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Waterjet cutting system features endlessly rotating cutting head

August 6, 2014

Knuth’s Hydro-Jet 2-D waterjet cutting systems now can be equipped with an optional 5-axis cutting head for endless rotation. The compensation of the downwardly tapered cutting kerf by an adapted angular setting allows higher component accuracies for 2-D cutting with increased cutting speeds,...

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Hypertherm introduces "Spark to Something Great" metal art contest

August 5, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, is highlighting metal artists in its new “Spark to Something Great” metal art contest. Artists in the U.S. and Canada who submit a photo of art created with the help of a Hypertherm product will...

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Hypertherm adds cities to 2014 live training tour

July 28, 2014

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has added several new cities to its 2014 live training tour on advanced cutting topics. Cities added are Dallas-Fort Worth; Tulsa, Okla.; Atlanta; and Houston. The 8-hr. workshops are offered at no charge...

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Jet Edge named finalist for 2014 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards

July 28, 2014

Minnesota Business magazine recently named Jet Edge, a St. Michael, Minn.-based manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, surface preparation, and coating removal, as a finalist for the 2014 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards. Jet Edge is one of three manufacturers...

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TECHNI Waterjet celebrates 25th anniversary

July 25, 2014

Waterjet cutting machine supplier TECHNI Waterjet™ marks its 25th year in business in 2014. Founded in 1989 by Darren Reukers and Glenn Langdon in Campbellfield, Victoria, Australia, the company began by providing robotic and automation systems to the automotive industry. The firm soon found a...

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Jet Edge names Jetstream Cutting Solutions as South Africa rep

July 15, 2014

St. Michael, Minn.-based Jet Edge Inc., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjets for cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has selected Jetstream Cutting Solutions CC of Johannesburg, South Africa, as its waterjet systems distributor for Southern Africa. Jetstream Cutting...

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Hypertherm announces changes to leadership team

July 10, 2014

Hanover, N.H.-based Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has announced two leadership changes. Aaron Brandt assumes the role of vice president of engineering, while Hidde van Hoeven becomes business team leader for mechanized plasma. Brandt oversees the...

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Diamond waterjet cutting head keeps jet stream aligned

July 9, 2014

The TRIDENT-2® diamond cutting head from Barton Intl. combines an integrated diamond design with a replaceable orifice. The precision-aligned cartridge technology helps ensure absolute alignment of the jet stream through all components of the cutting head, minimizing wear and directing maximum...

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Waterjet cutting system delivers up to 150 HP

July 2, 2014

Hypertherm offers the HyPrecision™ waterjet cutting system. The machine offers 15 to 150 HP. It comes with Advanced Intensifier Technology to help extend maintenance intervals, reduce maintenance time, and maximize performance, according to the manufacturer. The system is part of the...

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Waterjet cutting systems offered

July 1, 2014

Flow Intl. Corp. offers three Mach series waterjet cutting systems. The Mach 4c offers an expandable modular design and up to 48-ft. length. The roller pinion system provides fast cutting with zero backlash. The Mach 3 combines motion control, high-pressure components, and pump into one compact...

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Direct-drive waterjet pump helps minimize downtime

June 25, 2014

Flow Intl. Corp. has introduced the HyPlex® Prime direct-drive, ultrahigh-pressure waterjet pump. Combining HyperJet® intensifier pump technology with direct-drive pump efficiency, the pump is designed to increase maintenance intervals over previous models. The pump has a maximum developed...

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