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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Service Metal Fabricating helps fabricate 9/11 Memorial

September 19, 2011

The National September 11 Memorial at ground zero, unveiled Sept. 11, 2011, consists of a beautiful memorial park showcasing 152 brass plates positioned around the memorial pools built in the footprints of the twin towers. Service Metal Fabricating, a family business in Rockaway, N.J., was chosen...

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Metal cutting controller has expanded functionality

September 14, 2011

Hypertherm has announced plans to produce the new MicroEDGE Pro CNC with the latest Phoenix® version 9 software. The CNC delivers customizable control for a variety of cutting applications. The software expands the control's functionality for multiple plasma bevel designs, waterjet, and cutting...

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No weak link allowed - TheFabricator.com

No weak link allowed

September 2, 2011

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Holloway Houston Inc. uses waterjet cutting to fabricate critical linkages for its extreme testbed that's capable of exerting up to 5,000 tons of pulling force. Any weak link between the workpiece and testbed structure can render the pull test invalid--which is why waterjet cutting components to extremely tight tolerances is so important.

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AccuStream celebrates 10 years in business - TheFabricator.com

AccuStream celebrates 10 years in business

August 23, 2011

AccuStream, a manufacturer of waterjet equipment and products for the waterjet industry in New Brighton, Minn., marks its 10th anniversary this year. Founded in 2001, the company began as a single OEM replacement parts supplier. Since then the company has expanded its replacement parts offering...

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MultiCam Inc. names Florida Technology Center sales manager - TheFabricator.com

MultiCam Inc. names Florida Technology Center sales manager

August 1, 2011

MultiCam® Inc., Dallas, has appointed James Anderson to sales manager of its Technology Center in Orlando, Fla. He was the technical support supervisor in that location for the past nine years. A former small-business owner in the metal fabrication industry, Anderson has experience in...

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Three waterjet heads are better than one

June 2, 2011

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Metals & Services, Addison, Ill., didn't get caught up in the excitement of the 90,000-PSI waterjet pumps that seemed to be all the rage at recent tradeshows. Company management did its own homework and found that using a 60,000-PSI pump with multiple heads works out just swimmingly for its waterjet cutting operations.

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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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