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TECHNI Waterjet appoints general manager - TheFabricator.com

TECHNI Waterjet appoints general manager

June 8, 2012

TECHNI Waterjet™ has promoted Dennis Schmidt to general manager USA operations. Schmidt has been with the company for five years, previously serving roles in product development and as international service manager. As general manager, he is responsible for the U.S. operations and staff....

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Waterjet pump uses less electricity - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet pump uses less electricity

May 30, 2012

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the Eco-Jet waterjet pump. The 55-KSI, 30-HP unit features a direct-drive pump design that consumes up to 40 percent less electricity than a 50-HP pump while producing the same output, the manufacturer reports. The pump produces up to 1 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure...

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Waterjet cutting system features small footprint - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet cutting system features small footprint

May 29, 2012

TECHNI Waterjet™ has introduced the new Intec-G2 Value series of small-footprint waterjet cutting systems. The system, which features a large monitor screen, is available with an optional remote control pendant. The Skip and Float™ option helps ensure a constant standoff height over...

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OMAX appoints vice president of product engineering - TheFabricator.com

OMAX appoints vice president of product engineering

May 16, 2012

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has hired Doug Kelley as its new vice president of product engineering. Kelley has spent more than 30 years as an engineer for a variety of global high-tech industries, including Cray Inc., UTILX Corp., and FlowDril. He has...

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Water-based coolant prevents odors, rust

May 15, 2012

Pico Chemical Corp. has introduced Pico Quench Guard G for use in plasma, waterjet, and other cutting table systems. The water-based solution is designed to cool and quench cutting surfaces and protect ferrous and nonferrous machinery components and processed parts from rust and corrosion for...

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Flow supplies waterjet system to Parker Brothers Concepts

May 8, 2012

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., has announced that Parker Brothers Concepts, featured on Syfy's reality series "Dream Machines," has added a Flow Mach 3 abrasive waterjet machine tool. The 4- by 2-m system includes the manufacturer’s patented Dynamic Waterjet® cutting technology and a HyperJet®...

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Retro Systems opens technical training center, adds staff

April 12, 2012

Retro Systems has opened a technical training center adjoining its Valley Center, Kan., manufacturing facility. The 7,000-sq.-ft. training center includes offices, a student classroom, and a 4,500-sq.-ft. lab equipped with CNC cutting equipment for demonstrations. Classes are offered for end users...

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Bystronic to open new headquarters in Illinois - TheFabricator.com

Bystronic to open new headquarters in Illinois

April 12, 2012

Bystronic Inc. will host the grand opening of its new North American headquarters May 3-4, 2012. The 48,300-sq.-ft. building, located in Elgin, Ill., has a 10,000-sq.-ft. office, 14,000-sq.-ft. showroom, and 24,300-sq.-ft. spare parts and logistics area. In addition to being the company's...

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Entry-level waterjet designed for production environments

April 10, 2012

Mitsubishi's MW3 entry-level waterjet machine for production environments features solid base construction and a cantilever head design. The 720 CNC delivers advanced programming capabilities. The unit is controlled on a 15-in. waterproof screen. Menu and help functions guide the operator through...

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Axes to mine - TheFabricator.com

Axes to mine

April 3, 2012 | By Dan Davis

More fabricators haved jumped into flat waterjet cutting, so to attract new customers and carve out a niche around 3-D design and manufacturing, Maximum Industries, Irving, Texas, started five-axis cutting in 2011.

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Hypertherm retires MTC brand name

March 29, 2012

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of advanced cutting systems in Hanover, N.H., has begun marketing its ProNest, TurboNest, NestMaster, and Design2Fab software under the Hypertherm name. The products, formerly marketed under the MTC brand name, support a number of different cutting processes including...

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John Force Racing adds waterjet to manufacturing facility

March 28, 2012

John Force Racing Inc. has installed a Mach 4 waterjet from Flow Intl., Kent, Wash. The machine features a HyperJet® pump rated at 94,000 PSI and Dynamic Waterjet® XD for bevel cutting and 3-D parts. The waterjet is housed in JFR's 160,000-sq.-ft. Brownsburg, Ind., facility, which currently...

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Jet Edge receives Governor's International Trade Award - TheFabricator.com

Jet Edge receives Governor's International Trade Award

March 26, 2012

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has presented Jet Edge Inc., a waterjet manufacturer in St. Michael, Minn., with a 27th Annual Governor’s International Trade Award. The award recognizes Minnesota businesses that have shown exceptional progress and success in international trade. The award also...

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OMAX Corp., ICAM collaborate on multiple CAM interfaces

March 22, 2012

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., and ICAM Technologies Corp., Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, are working together to provide manufacturers with NC postprocessing software that connects OMAX and MAXIEM® abrasive waterjet machines with all major CAD/CAM systems. The combination of OMAX's Intelli-MAX®...

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Waterjet cutting systems available with three to six axes - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet cutting systems available with three to six axes

March 13, 2012

Knuth Machine Tools has introduced a new line of waterjet cutting systems with three, four, five, or six axes. They are available in flying-bridge and gantry styles in 4- by 4-ft., 5- by 10-ft., 6- by 12-ft., and 10- by 20-ft. sizes. Optional features include multiple cutting heads, sludge...

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