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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Maximizing waterjet cutting profit

April 15, 2008

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Achieving maximum profitability from your waterjet system requires knowing which operating methods are best-suited to your application. This article explores the costs associated with waterjet cutting and shows a method for maximizing the profit derived from the machine for various production scenarios. Specific examples are provided.

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Waterjet intensifier pump suitable for use in remote, mobile locations

April 15, 2008

The iP55-280DS diesel-powered waterjet intensifier pump from Jet Edge Inc.—suitable for use in remote and mobile locations in which electricity is scarce—is powered by a 280-HP Cummins...

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Nesting software supports common lasers, waterjets used in Asia

April 15, 2008

MTC Software Inc. says its ProNest® nesting software now offers support for laser and waterjet cutting brands commonly used in Asian markets, such as Hankwang, Daewoo, Nisshinbo, and TOPS. The...

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Waterjet cutting system processes large sheets

March 11, 2008

Bystronic Inc. has introduced the Byjet L, an abrasive waterjet cutting system designed to process large sheet sizes. The machine is suitable for steel service centers and companies that process large...

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Muza Metal Products acquires Acc-Q-Cut

March 11, 2008

Muza Metal Products, Oshkosh, Wis., has acquired Acc-Q-Cut, Green Bay, Wis., a full-service contract manufacturer.Muza Metal Products is a large sheet metal fabricator with laser and turret blanking,...

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Bystronic appoints Southeast sales engineer

March 11, 2008

Bystronic Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y., has appointed Curtis Frabotta as sales engineer assigned to the Southeast territory.Frabotta, who has experience in cutting applications and capital equipment sales,...

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Waterjet makes it into the mainstream

February 12, 2008

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Advancements in the control and equipment components, each working in concert, have pushed the technology from a relative novelty to the mainstream.

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FABTECH hosts 31,000 visitors, covers 461,627 sq. ft.

January 15, 2008

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show at McCormick Place in Chicago hosted more exhibiting companies and covered more exhibit space than any previous FABTECH. Filling 461,627 sq. ft....

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Festivus poles for the rest of us souls

December 11, 2007

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The Wagner Cos. has staked out its position as the world's foremost producer of Festivus poles. Yes, it's the plain pole that Frank Costanza put up in his living room as a rebuke of Christmas' commercialism in a Seinfeld episode in 1997.

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Pumping up the waterjet power

December 11, 2007

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Want to maximize your waterjet's performance? Among the options for doing so are adding horsepower to the pump, by either running at higher pressure, or using a larger or two nozzles. This article discusses the options and provides guidelines to help you decide what's best for your particular operation

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Jet Edge appoints corporate sales manager

December 11, 2007

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has appointed Michael Metzig...

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Waterjet purchase becomes watershed moment

December 11, 2007

Allright Tool Co. in Birmingham, Ala., increased its sales revenue by 79 percent only two years after buying its two waterjet cutting tables. The technology allowed the company to offer cutting services unmatched in the region and reduced its production time of parts dramatically.

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Flow signs option agreement to acquire OMAX

December 7, 2007

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines used for cutting and cleaning applications, announced that it has signed an exclusive option agreement to...

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Increasing waterjet cutting profitability

November 6, 2007

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Last year an estimated 1,500 waterjets were sold worldwide, almost 800 of those in North America. As more waterjets are purchased, veteran and new waterjet owners must look for ways to increase profitability and remain competitive.

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Waterjet cutting system intended for low-volume work

November 6, 2007

The Hydro-Jet Eco prototyping waterjet cutting system from Knuth Machine Tools USA Inc. is intended for low-volume work and suitable for companies seeking to bring outsourced work back in-house. Using...

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