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 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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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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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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100-HP direct-drive waterjet pump delivers 30 percent more power to nozzle

September 23, 2014

OMAX® Corp. has introduced a 100-HP, ultrahigh-pressure direct-drive pump with EnduroMAX® technology. The pump delivers JetPower at the nozzle that equals current 135-HP intensifier designs, according to the manufacturer. This increase creates a powerful abrasive stream for fast cutting speeds...

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Waterjet system comes in ready-to-build kit

September 22, 2014

WARDJet offers WARDKit™ waterjet systems. Featuring the same construction and engineering as the manufacturer’s Emerald series, these machines are designed to be a cost-effective option for shops looking to add waterjet capabilities. The user builds the machine by following instructions after...

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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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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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Waterjet cutting machines feature updated linear-drive systems

April 30, 2014

OMAX® Corp. has introduced the next-generation MAXIEM® waterjet cutting machines. Now categorized as JetMachining® centers, the five models feature updated linear-drive systems, a Z-axis core with optional multiaxis cutting heads and a low ceiling height, fast cutting speed, streamlined...

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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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