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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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 0.011-in....

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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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Waterjet system suitable for metal service centers, job shops

February 23, 2015

OMAX® Corp. offers the MAXIEM®1515 JetMachining® center. It is suitable for use in fabrication shops, metal service centers, trade schools, and job shops. With cutting travels from 2.6 by 2.6 in. to 53.5 by 13.5 in., the machine cuts components from a variety of materials. The waterjet...

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Dual-tank waterjet cutter allows continuous operation

January 7, 2015

TECHNI Waterjet® has developed a new dual-tank waterjet cutting machine for high-production applications. The I713 5-axis waterjet cutting machine is equipped with the company’s Quantum® NXT55D electric servo pump (ESP). The dual station allows for continuous operation, as one station can...

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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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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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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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