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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Integrated diamond cutting head introduced

December 3, 2009

Barton Mines Company, a supplier of waterjet abrasives and waterjet replacement parts, has introduced the TRIDENT2 integrated diamond cutting head.The TRIDENT2 combines all the advantages of an...

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Lower-end waterjet cutting machine features high-end components

November 10, 2009

Flow Intl. Corp. has introduced the Mach 2 series waterjet cutting machines. The line comprises economical machines for those new to waterjet or on a limited budget, the manufacturer states. Featuring...

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AST Waterjet installs five-axis cutting table

November 10, 2009

AST Waterjet, Irving, Texas, has installed a Romeo five-axis waterjet cutting table. It has a 96- by 144-in. cutting bed with 36 in. of clearance. The cutting head tilts to 90 degrees off vertical and...

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Articulated waterjet cutting head allows nozzle tilting of 0 to 60 degrees from vertical position

October 13, 2009

OMAX® has introduced the new A-Jet™ articulated jet cutting head. It cuts accurate beveled edges at angles determined by the machine operator or part program.Controlled by the company's...

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Jet Edge acquires Calypso Waterjet Systems

October 13, 2009

Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has acquired Calypso Waterjet Systems of Dallas, Texas.Founded in 1992, Calypso Waterjet Systems was a manufacturer of waterjet cutting systems...

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Machine combines wire EDM, waterjet technologies

September 24, 2009

Mitsubishi's MD+CELL combines the MD+PROII wire EDM with a Suprema DX44 waterjet for high speed and precision in one automated unit. The machine is designed to minimize operator intervention and...

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Single-intensifier waterjet pump introduced

September 9, 2009

JetEdge Inc., a manufacturer of ultra-high pressure waterjets, has introduced the iP60-100S 100 HP, 60,000 PSI (4,100 bar) waterjet pump. The iP60-100S is a single intensifier version of the company's...

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Icon Machine Tool and TECHNI Waterjet host open house

September 9, 2009

TECHNI Waterjet™ and Icon Machine Tool Inc. hosted a Waterjet Open House for its customers and the general public on Aug. 5, 2009. The open house had a full day of waterjet demos, technical...

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Disposing of waterjet abrasive—the right way

September 1, 2009

Shop owners who cut with waterjet machines should keep abreast oflocal waste and disposal regulations.

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Waterjet system for high-precision machining introduced

August 11, 2009

MC Machinery Systems Inc. has introduced the DX series waterjet machine. Its 700 series CNC delivers advanced programming capabilities for high-precision machining. The unit is controlled on a 15-in.,...

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WARDJet partners with University of Sheffield AMRC

August 11, 2009

WARDJet, Tallmadge, Ohio, a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, recently became partners with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing...

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Pneumatic grate cleaning tool works in push or pull mode

July 14, 2009

Bystronic offers a pneumatic tool for cleaning cutting table grates. The reduction of back spatter helps keep cut parts cleaner, helping to reduce secondary operations and increase overall process...

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Counting on the combo

July 1, 2009

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Revolving door manufacturer brings fabrication in-house, including a combination waterjet-plasma machine.

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Bystronic Group, BLM Group form marketing alliance

June 30, 2009

Bystronic (sheet metal processing systems) and the BLM GROUP (tube processing systems) have formed an alliance to work closely together in market development.The alliance between the two groups is...

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Reusing waterjet cutting abrasive

June 29, 2009

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For shops that cut using a waterjet machine, the abrasive in the pressurized stream of water, which allows the system to cut away metal, is a significant capital investment. Because of recent technology developments, a fabricator now can recycle the abrasive material and use it several times. But before a shop invests in this type of equipment, it should first consider the types of abrasive material that are available, as well as how the recycling technology works.

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