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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Waterjet intensifier pump produces up to 3 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet intensifier pump produces up to 3 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water

May 23, 2011

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the iP60-150, a 150-HP, 60,000-PSI waterjet intensifier pump. It can produce up to 3 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water for precision waterjet cutting and UHP surface preparation applications. It supports orifices up to 0.025 in. and features dual intensifier systems....

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Mobile abrasive waterjet system mounted to steel base with forklift access points - TheFabricator.com

Mobile abrasive waterjet system mounted to steel base with forklift access points

May 2, 2011

OMAX® Corp. has developed mobile JetMachining® centers for oil field maintenance, high-rise steel construction, shipbuilding, and commercial industries supporting government programs. The abrasive waterjet machines are mounted to a steel base with forklift access points so they can be...

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Dual-unit electric servo pump doubles output volume - TheFabricator.com

Dual-unit electric servo pump doubles output volume

April 25, 2011

TECHNI Waterjet™ has released the QUANTUM ESP Electric Servo Pump™ dual unit for its QUANTUM ESP55 and ESP66 waterjet cutting systems. The dual unit doubles the output volume of the single models. It allows the waterjet to cut with a single large cutting head or two standard cutting...

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Howe brothers discover precision fabrication

April 1, 2011

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The stars of Howe and Howe Tech on Discovery Channel see metal fabricating as a creative outlet for their imaginations--while also catching the attention of the Department of Defense.

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Waterjet cutting head delivers up to 8.6 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet cutting head delivers up to 8.6 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water

February 22, 2011

Jet Edge’s High Flow Abrasivejet delivers up to 3.5 lbs./min. of abrasive and up to 8.6 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water for abrasive waterjet cutting applications. The cutting head is suitable for making separation cuts in steel plates or pipes. It can operate at up to 55,000 PSI and is...

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Bystronic breaks ground for new North American headquarters - TheFabricator.com

Bystronic breaks ground for new North American headquarters

February 2, 2011

Bystronic Inc. has officially broken ground for its new multimillion dollar North American headquarters based in Elgin, Illinois. The ground-breaking ceremony on Friday, January 21, was attended by local Elgin town officials, local press, as well as industry press. Bystronic is moving its North...

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Jet Edge opens sales office in China

January 31, 2011

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has announced the opening of its new waterjet sales, service, and showroom office in Shanghai, China. The office allows the company to supply and support local customers with service and training facilities, a waterjet equipment demonstration showroom, and a...

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A primer on waterjet accessories - TheFabricator.com

A primer on waterjet accessories

January 17, 2011

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For fabricators and metalworkers considering their first purchase of a waterjet, return on investment will be heavily influenced by features, options, and accessories that provide a match to their unique needs.Investigating and evaluating the latest alternatives will go a long way in boosting profitability.

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E.J. Bartells installs waterjet cutting system - TheFabricator.com

E.J. Bartells installs waterjet cutting system

January 10, 2011

E.J. Bartells has installed a Jet Edge waterjet cutting machine at its insulation, refractories, and HVAC fabrication facility in Spokane, Wash. The company provides thermal and acoustical-related products ranging from -350-degree-F cryogenics material to 3,000-degree-F high-temperature...

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Abrasive waterjet cutting system available in two models, including a modular, expandable design - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet cutting system available in two models, including a modular, expandable design

November 29, 2010

Bystronic offers the Byjet Classic abrasive waterjet cutting system in the Classic 3015 (5 by 10 ft.) model or in the Classic L (10 by 32 ft.) model. The base frame of the Classic L model is a modular construction that can be expanded in 6.5-ft. increments based on the end user's needs. All...

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Waterjet pump can run continuously at 60,000 PSI - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet pump can run continuously at 60,000 PSI

November 8, 2010

OMAX® Corp. has developed the new EnduroMAX™ pump for its JetMachining® centers. The pump runs at 55,000 PSI for 1,000 hours between required pump rebuilds, the company reports. It also can run continuously at 60,000 PSI. The pump operates at 85 percent efficiency. It uses...

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Abrasive waterjet machine's traction drive system designed to handle abrasive environment

October 18, 2010

OMAX® Corp. offers the MAXIEM® 0707 abrasive waterjet system. It is equipped with a 30-HP, high-pressure, direct-drive, 50,000-PSI pump and Intelli-MAX® software. The machine also integrates a patent-pending X- and Y-axis traction drive system designed to handle an abrasive environment, as well...

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Waterjet accelerates stampers aerospace prototyping - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet accelerates stamper's aerospace prototyping

September 23, 2010

Metal Products Engineering, Los Angeles,began business as a Lockheed subcontractor in 1940. Since then, the company has designed and built an impressive inventory of customized progressive dies in their facility for aerospace applications.

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Jet Edge names Angel Machinery as distributor for Wisconsin

September 21, 2010

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has announced that Angel Machinery is distributing its waterjet machines in Wisconsin. Located in Menomonee Falls, Angel Machinery carries metal...

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How new waterjet technology simplifies the complex - TheFabricator.com

How new waterjet technology simplifies the complex

September 8, 2010

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Waterjet technology cuts angled bevels to simplify complex manufacturing. The waterjet now can cut complex angles in plate, angles that previously could be done only in a machining center.

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