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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Right-size your waterjet cutting machine

April 27, 2016

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Most fabricators choose waterjets with large work envelopes because they process large parts, but there’s a productivity element to consider as well, especially when it comes to material loading/unloading. Myriad other factors play a role, too, including horsepower and the number of cutting heads.

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Southern States Machinery technician earns OMAX certification

March 28, 2016

Southern States Machinery, Greensboro, N.C., has announced that technician Carl Lanner now is a certified OMAX® technician for Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Lanner has more than 20 years of machine tool maintenance...

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5-axis waterjet cuts 3-D parts, bevels to 50 degrees

February 24, 2016

Jet Edge’s EDGE X-5® 5-axis waterjet system is designed and built for heavy-duty industrial use. It cuts 3-D parts such as impellers and bevels up to 50 degrees. The design separates the motion system from the catcher tank, eliminating vibration and helping to ensure part quality. The...

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Jet Edge announces launch of Choice Waterjet Parts division

February 24, 2016

Jet Edge Inc., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology in St. Michael, Minn., has launched its new aftermarket waterjet parts division, Choice Waterjet Parts Inc. The division supplies UHP waterjet components for major brands of waterjet cutting systems, including Flow®,...

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Jet Edge cuts carbon composite, steel parts for Gopher Motorsports

February 22, 2016

Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has been hired by the University of Minnesota’s Gopher Motorsports team to cut parts for its #52 G04-16 Formula SAE race car. The team is using the carbon composite, steel, and aluminum parts to build an open-wheeled, open-cockpit race...

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TECHNI Waterjet™ names service manager

February 16, 2016

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has promoted Jeff McAleer to service manager for North American Operations. He started as a field service technician with the company in 2010 and became a service coordinator in 2014. The company produces and sells 2-D and 3-D waterjet cutting...

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Totally enclosed waterjet cutting

February 10, 2016

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After having purchased waterjet cut parts as part of his old job, Dan Sarmiento thought he could develop a better waterjet cutting system. He had his handiwork on display at FABTECH 2015.

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Metal Cutting Specialists, Houston Water Jet earn ISO 9001:2008 certification

February 8, 2016

Houston-based companies Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet have both earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. Metal Cutting Specialists provides saw cutting services, while Houston Water Jet offers waterjet...

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Jet Edge names service manager

January 14, 2016

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has promoted Josh Bauer to service manager. He began his career with the company in 2005 after graduating from Hennepin Technical College with a degree as a fluid power engineering technician. Bauer has held positions in the...

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CMS North America names national sales manager, waterjet division

January 8, 2016

CMS North America, a manufacturer of waterjet cutting systems and CNC machines in Caledonia, Mich., has hired Brian Sherick as national sales manager for the waterjet division. Sherick has 19 years of experience in the waterjet industry, having previously led a sales region for Flow Intl. Corp....

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OMAX names distribution partners

January 6, 2016

Kent, Wash.-based abrasive waterjet technology provider OMAX® Corp. has signed exclusive distribution agreements with Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery to market, sell, and support its OMAX JetMachining® Centers and MAXIEM® JetMachining Centers. With its main office in...

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Lantek, Waterjet Corp. collaborate globally

December 22, 2015

Lantek, Mason, Ohio, has reached a global agreement to supply its Lantek Expert CAD/CAM software with Monza, Italy-based Waterjet Corp.’s line of waterjet cutting machines. The waterjet machines include cantilever, bridge, and 5-axis flying-bridge designs. The company also offers combination...

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Robotic waterjet cutting cell produces weld test samples from automotive components

December 22, 2015

WARDJet has integrated its abrasive waterjet cutting system with a Motoman robotic arm for producing weld test samples from automotive components. The Weld Test Robot-4S cell features four independent trays or shuttles to load parts into the robot’s cutting area. Each station features...

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Waterjet abrasive management system removes, recycles abrasive

December 18, 2015

Hypertherm has introduced a waterjet abrasive management system comprising two products: the PowerDredge™ abrasive removal unit (available now) and the EcoSift™ abrasive recycling unit (available in 2016). Testing and microscopic analysis shows up to 60 percent of abrasive sitting at the...

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