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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Sales strategy drives growth at Minnesota Fabricator - TheFabricator.com

Sales strategy drives growth at Minnesota Fabricator

November 9, 2012


Managing a shop full of a great number of incredibly diverse, short-run, nonrepeat orders can be a complicated undertaking. Fedtech, a St. Paul, Minn., fabricator, stays on top of all the activity by giving customers a single point of contact. Upon receipt of an order, one person shepherds the job through production—from cradle to grave.

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The virtue of spiders

November 5, 2012


Length: 4:00

At Micron Metalworks in Ham Lake, Minn., Steve Jaeger has a vital job description. He's a spider—water spider in lean-manufacturing speak. Without Jaeger or other spiders like him on the floor, throughput would plummet.

Waterjet 101: What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Waterjet System 10-13-12

Date: October 31, 2012

Sponsored by Jet Edge

Length: 60:00

Waterjet technology experts from Jet Edge explain how ultra-high pressure waterjet systems work and answer many frequently asked questions about the technology. They also highlight the many applications for waterjet technology and discuss the benefits of waterjet versus other common cutting technologies.

IMS WaterJet names VP of sales - TheFabricator.com

IMS WaterJet names VP of sales

October 29, 2012

IMS WaterJet Inc., Waterbury, Conn., has promoted Bill Zomro to vice president of sales for the U.S. and Canada. He was hired in April as the company's eastern regional sales manager. In his new position, he oversees the company's relationship with distributors and customers across North...

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Calculator determines waterjet feed rate

October 24, 2012

WARDJet® offers a free-download feed rate calculator, designed to help users determine the optimized speed for cutting their material with waterjet. Users input machine settings, material, and thickness, and the calculator determines the feed rate automatically....

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IMS WaterJet relocates headquarters to larger facility

October 23, 2012

IMS WaterJet Inc., a manufacturer of waterjet cutting systems, has moved to a new headquarters facility in Waterbury, Conn. The site, which is four times larger than its previous facility in Oxford, Conn., enables the company to produce bigger, more elaborate and specialized machines that it...

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IMS WaterJet names marketing director

October 16, 2012

IMS WaterJet Inc., Waterbury, Conn., a manufacturer of waterjet cutting systems, has hired Kevin Dokla as director of marketing. He has nearly 15 years of professional experience in marketing communications, product marketing, corporate branding, product development, strategic planning, and sales...

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Abrasive waterjet system handles multiple-part projects - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet system handles multiple-part projects

October 16, 2012

OMAX® Corp. offers the 80X JetMachining® center. It features an X-Y cutting travel of 13 ft. 4 in. by 6 ft. 8 in., making it suitable for cutting large-scale components or multiple-part projects. The system can machine complex parts from pre-existing CAD drawings or DXF files. It...

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OMAX Corp. adding 22,000-sq.-ft. building to headquarters

October 15, 2012

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp. is adding a 22,000-sq.-ft. building to its manufacturing and corporate headquarters campus in Kent, Wash. When the expansion is completed in October 2012, the campus will encompass 130,000 sq. ft. of space spread across three buildings. The...

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Monitoring system lets operators analyze waterjet machine parameters - TheFabricator.com

Monitoring system lets operators analyze waterjet machine parameters

October 15, 2012

OMAX® Corp. offers the new Intelli-VISOR™ system monitoring package to oversee the status and performance of the company's JetMachining® abrasive waterjet machines throughout the cutting process. The system connects operation controls with machine maintenance. As a function of the...

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Abrasive waterjet cuts small, complex parts out of most materials - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet cuts small, complex parts out of most materials

September 25, 2012

Suitable for short-run part production, JIT manufacturing, and prototype development, the OMAX® 2626 JetMachining Center is a cantilever-style waterjet machine with a footprint of 6 ft. by 9 ft. 8 in. The machine can cut parts from almost any material, directly from a CAD drawing or DXF...

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OMAX Corp. expands headquarters

September 18, 2012

OMAX® Corp., manufacturer of abrasive waterjet machines and accessories, has announced plans to expand its Kent, Wash., facility with a new, 22,000-sq.-ft. building. The building expansion allows for a dedicated training space, including a lab area, for instructing sales representatives,...

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OMAX named to Inc. 500|5000 list for second time

September 13, 2012

OMAX® Corp., designer and manufacturer of abrasive waterjet machines and accessories in Kent. Wash., has been named to Inc. magazine's 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. This marks the second time the company has earned a spot on the list. OMAX ranks No. 202 as the...

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Cragg Machine Tool named A&V Waterjet distributor

August 29, 2012

Cragg Machine Tool Inc., Columbia, S.C., has been named the exclusive importer for A&V Waterjet Technologies products for U.S. states east of the Mississippi River and eastern Canada. A&V, Germantown, Wis., manufactures waterjet systems from 3 by 5 ft. to 20 by 40 ft. plus tanks. Featuring...

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Bystronic names direct sales engineer

August 28, 2012

Matthew Meade has joined Bystronic Inc., Elgin, Ill., as direct sales engineer for the Kansas-Missouri territory. Meade has 20 years of metal fabrication experience, having served in engineering, plant, and upper-level management roles for OEM and job shop manufacturing companies. He has a...

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