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 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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Abrasive waterjet line expanded - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet line expanded

September 7, 2010

OMAX® Corp. has added the MAXIEM® 2040 and MAXIEM 0707 to its line of abrasive waterjet machines. The machines are made in the U.S., and all models incorporate 50,000-PSI, direct-drive pump technology. The pumps deliver more cutting power per kilowatt than intensifier-type pumps and are...

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Barton appoints Northeast regional sales manager - TheFabricator.com

Barton appoints Northeast regional sales manager

September 7, 2010

Barton Mines Co., Glens Falls, N.Y., has appointed Joe Morris as Northeast regional sales manager. He replaces Chris Waters, who has been promoted to manager of customer services. Morris has been with the company since 2006 working in inside sales and has a comprehensive knowledge and...

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Waterjet cutting system pump rated at 94,000 PSI

August 30, 2010

Flow Intl. offers the Mach 4 system, which combines the company's HyperJet® pump and Dynamic Waterjet XD high-precision flat-stock and 3-D cutting technology. The pump, rated at 94,000 PSI, delivers continuous operating pressure at 87,000 PSI. Dynamic Waterjet eliminates stream lag and taper...

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Five-axis waterjet cutting machine introduced

August 17, 2010

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the Idro line five-axis precision waterjet cutting machine. Capable of cutting almost any material, it is available in three sizes: 5.5 by 6.5 ft. nominal, 5.5 by 13 ft. nominal, and 6.5 by 13 ft. nominal. The machine features the IKC five-axis waterjet cutting head...

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Waterjet technology helps BP cap Gulf oil leak - TheFabricator

Waterjet technology helps BP cap Gulf oil leak

August 10, 2010

Waterjet technology companies Jet Edge Inc. and Chukar Waterjet Inc., both of St. Michael, Minn., recently played a key role in helping BP stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The companies...

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Waterjet intensifier pumps available in sizes from 30 to 200 HP - TheFabricator

Waterjet intensifier pumps available in sizes from 30 to 200 HP

July 12, 2010

Jet Edge Inc. has released a brochure highlighting its precision waterjet intensifier pumps in sizes from 30 to 200 HP. The pumps can produce pressures from 60,000 to 90,000 PSI and flow rates of 0.65...

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System quickly removes spent waterjet abrasive - TheFabricator

System quickly removes spent waterjet abrasive

June 28, 2010

Barton Mines Co. offers the Barton Abrasive Removal Tool (BART), a portable abrasive removal system for the waterjet industry. The system achieves removal rates of more than 2,000 lbs./hour. Powered...

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Barton appoints Northwest regional sales manager - TheFabricator

Barton appoints Northwest regional sales manager

June 21, 2010

Barton Mines Co., Glens Falls, N.Y., a supplier of garnet abrasives for waterjet cutting and blast media, has announced the appointment of Rick Miller as regional sales manager for the Northwest...

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Five-axis cutting head introduced - TheFabricator

Five-axis cutting head introduced

June 7, 2010

TECHNI Waterjet™ has released the PAC 60™ (Precision Angle Control) five-axis cutting head. The machine is capable of a true angle up to ± 60 degrees with continuous rotation.

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Mitsubishi names AFM as distributor in Canada

June 7, 2010

MC Machinery Systems Canada Inc., Richmond Hill, Ont., has appointed its newest distributor, AFM (Advanced Fabricating Machinery), Mississauga, Ont. AFM represents Mitsubishi’s laser, waterjet, and...

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