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U.S. Army's Blackhorse Regiment installs Jet Edge waterjet system - TheFabricator.com

U.S. Army's Blackhorse Regiment installs Jet Edge waterjet system

January 9, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has announced that the U.S. Army's legendary 11th Armored Calvary Regiment (ACR) has installed a Jet Edge precision waterjet cutting system at its home base in Fort Irwin, Calif. The 11th ACR — the Blackhorse Regiment — is well-known for serving as...

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Waterjet machine designed for entry-level use - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet machine designed for entry-level use

January 7, 2013

Koike Aronson Ransome Inc. has introduced the Koikejet E series waterjet cutting machine. The gantry-style machine features a low-profile table and Burny Phantom ST touchscreen controller. The system is designed for users entering the waterjet cutting market. Standard machine sizes are 4 by 4 ft.,...

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2-D + 3-D = 5-axis waterjet cutting - TheFabricator.com

2-D + 3-D = 5-axis waterjet cutting

January 7, 2013 | By Dr. John H. Olsen

Five-axis waterjet cutting is not something you see in every fabricating operation. But for some applications where tube or precise edge cutting might be required, it makes total sense.

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Hypertherm acquires AccuStream waterjet products company

January 3, 2013

Hypertherm, a U.S.-based manufacturer of advanced cutting systems, has announced the acquisition of AccuStream, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of waterjet cutting products. "AccuStream's core values and focus on building reliable, highly precise cutting products makes the company a perfect fit for...

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Precision Waterjet Concepts installs third Jet Edge waterjet cutting system

December 11, 2012

Precision Waterjet Concepts Inc. has installed a third Jet Edge waterjet cutting system at its five-axis and three-axis waterjet cutting facility in Pequot Lakes, Minn. The 4- by 4-ft. high rail gantry machine is equipped with four abrasivejet cutting heads. The system is powered by a 150-HP...

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The trend toward larger abrasive waterjet cutting tables

December 10, 2012 | By Dr. John H. Olsen

Once custom-produced on a one-off basis for specific applications, large abrasive waterjet cutting tables have become part of many standard systems, thanks mostly to advanced linear-drive technology that makes the machines more affordable.

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Waterjet pump runs 1,000 hours between required rebuilds - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet pump runs 1,000 hours between required rebuilds

December 4, 2012

OMAX® Corp. offers the EnduroMAX® pump for its JetMachining® centers. According to the manufacturer, the pump runs 1,000 hours at 55,000 PSI between required rebuilds. It also can run continuously at 60,000 PSI and is available in 30-, 40-, and 50-HP versions. The design comprises...

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IMS WaterJet adds foreman - TheFabricator.com

IMS WaterJet adds foreman

December 3, 2012

IMS WaterJet Inc., a manufacturer of USA-made waterjet cutting systems, has hired Thomas DeMatteo as shop foreman of its new facility in Waterbury, Conn. Before joining the company, DeMatteo was CNC toolmaker and tooling engineer at Radiall...

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Sales strategy drives growth at Minnesota Fabricator - TheFabricator.com

Sales strategy drives growth at Minnesota Fabricator

November 9, 2012 | By Tim Heston

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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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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