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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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 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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