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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CAD/CAM waterjet software offered

September 22, 2016

Flow Intl. Corp. has introduced FlowXpert 2016® CAD/CAM waterjet software for 3-D pathing and cutting. The software integration was engineered in partnership with Ansys SpaceClaim™. Incorporating application tips, material cut speed knowledge, improved pathing algorithms, and expanded...

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Waterjet pumps deliver 90,000 PSI

September 19, 2016

KMT Waterjet Systems Inc. has introduced the KMT Streamline® PRO-III 90,000-PSI series waterjet pump in 125- and 60-HP models. New features include a patented metal-to-metal seal design and patented SUPRAlife metal canister to protect UHP seals. The pumps accommodate a range of applications,...

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Waterjet mini hopper allows operators to adjust abrasive flow

September 1, 2016

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the new Permalign® V-series mini hopper for abrasive waterjet cutting. The variable-aperture unit allows waterjet operators to make adjustments to abrasive flow, minimizing abrasive consumption. The water-resistant design helps prevent abrasive clogs that can cause...

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Waterjet system cuts 3-D parts, bevels to 50 degrees

August 1, 2016

Jet Edge’s EDGE X-5® 5-axis waterjet system is designed and built for heavy-duty industrial use. The system is available in sizes up to 24 by 13 ft., making it suitable for use in metal service centers for cutting bevels for weld preparation, cutting parts to near net shape, cutting exotic...

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Waterjet cutting system cuts up to 500 IPM

July 26, 2016

Koike Aronson offers the K-Jet abrasive waterjet cutting system. It delivers cut speeds up to 500 IPM with standard cutting areas up to 72 by 144 in. and a table capacity up to 125 lbs./sq. ft. (3 in. mild steel). Features include Hypertherm Hy-Precision 60,000-PSI intensifier pumps, Flash-Cut...

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Midrail gantry waterjet system runs up to four cutting heads

July 5, 2016

Jet Edge has introduced a new-generation midrail gantry waterjet system. Designed for heavy-duty, 24/7 use in industrial environments, the machine can operate up to four abrasivejet or water-only waterjet cutting heads. The system holds +/- 0.001-in. linear positional accuracy (over 12 in.) per...

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Shuttle allows waterjet operators to keep cutting while unloading parts

June 20, 2016

Jet Edge has introduced its latest generation of waterjet shuttle systems. Designed for high-volume, water-only waterjet cutting applications, the shuttles allow operators to continue cutting as they unload finished parts. The shuttles are available in a high-rail gantry format supporting up...

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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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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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Optical locating system determines workpiece point locations for abrasive waterjet

December 4, 2015

OMAX® Corp. offers the Precision Optical Locator for setup of premachined parts that are ready for secondary abrasive waterjet cutting operations. The video/optical locating system determines workpiece point locations anywhere on an abrasive waterjet machine’s worktable to eliminate the use of...

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Abrasive waterjet accessory head allows 6-axis cutting

November 30, 2015

OMAX® Corp. offers the water-resistant Rotary Axis head for complex 3-D parts production as an accessory for its JetMachining® Centers. The head expands an OMAX machine’s capabilities to cut in up to 6 axes when used in conjunction with the A-Jet® software-controlled, multiaxis cutting head....

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Electric servo pumps offer small footprint

September 15, 2015

TECHNI Waterjet™ has introduced the Value Range of Quantum electric servo pumps (ESPs). Three models are available: VP 10/60, capable of running a 0.007-in. orifice at 60,000 PSI; VP 15/52, capable of running a 0.010-in. orifice at 52,000 PSI; and the VP 20/55, capable of running a...

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30-HP waterjet intensifier pump draws half the amperage of a 50-HP pump

March 17, 2015

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the iP60-30, a 60,000-PSI, 30-HP hydraulic waterjet intensifier pump. Designed for waterjet shops with limited power, the unit draws 37 full-load amps at 460 VAC or 74 full-load amps at 230 VAC. It can produce 0.6 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water at a continuous...

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Waterjet cuts 3-D parts, bevels up to 50 degrees

February 27, 2015

Jet Edge Inc. offers the EDGE X-5® 5-axis waterjet for cutting taper-free parts from almost any material. The system can cut 3-D parts such as impellers and bevels up to 50 degrees. The motion system is separated from the catcher tank, eliminating vibration to help ensure part quality. The...

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