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Waterjet pump has redundant intensifier system - TheFabricator

Waterjet pump has redundant intensifier system

June 7, 2010

Jet Edge's iP60-50R waterjet pump has two intensifier systems. If one of the intensifier systems fails or requires service, the second intensifier system can continue operations until the intensifier pump can be shut down for service. The pump produces 1.1 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water for...

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Waterjet cutting system designed for distortion-free contour cutting - TheFabricator

Waterjet cutting system designed for distortion-free contour cutting

June 1, 2010

Knuth Machine Tools USA offers the Hydro-Jet Eco 0615 S waterjet cutting system. According to the company, the compact system provides distortion-free contour cutting on almost any type of material, including coated and uncoated metals, aluminum, copper, and stainless steel. Equipped with a...

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North South Machinery hires VP of fabrication - TheFabricator

North South Machinery hires VP of fabrication

June 1, 2010

MC Machinery System's West Coast dealer, North South Machinery of Brea, Calif., has hired Bob Stewart as vice president of fabrication. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the fabrication industry. 2010 marks 25 years of partnership for Mitsubishi, located in Wood Dale, Ill., and North...

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Bystronic names service manager for Canada

May 17, 2010

Bystronic Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., has named Michael Cummings as service manager for Canada. He has more than 14 years of technical services, R&D, and management experience. Bystronic Inc. is a provider of laser cutting, waterjet cutting, and press brake systems, system software, and...

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Miro Tool adds waterjet technology

April 12, 2010

Miro Tool & Mfg. has added a Mitsubishi 510 Suprema waterjet machine with a 90,000-PSI KMT pump to its facility in Waukesha, Wis. The 40,000-sq.-ft. plant houses equipment for engineering, prototyping, tooling, stamping, fabrication, welding, assembly, and machining. The DX waterjet series is...

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MultiCam adds technical support staff for Calypso customers

March 23, 2010

MultiCam Inc., Dallas, has added Herbert Roland to its technical support team. Roland was employed at Calypso Waterjet Systems from 2002 until the company closed its doors in 2009. He has extensive machine assembly, field installation, training, applications, and customer support experience. In...

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TECHNI Waterjet names Hegman Machine Tool as distributor

March 5, 2010

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has announced that Hegman Machine Tool Inc. is distributing its 2- and 3-D waterjet cutting machinery in North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, and western Iowa. Located in Maple Grove, Minn., Hegman also provides service and support from factory-trained...

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Going 3-D: A matter of control

March 1, 2010 | By Tim Heston

Abrasive waterjet has moved beyond flat plate cutting. Today, the jet can move in Z and tilt to cut complex designs out of thick plate, and even tube and barstock.

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Complex beveled part

Waterjet bevel cutting made easy

March 1, 2010 | By Dr. John H. Olsen

Improvements in waterjet technology have made bevel cutting with these machines more suitable for a greater number of fabricating shops by simplifying programming and operation and reducing the need for trial-and-error setup.

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Digitizing waterjet allows reverse engineering

February 9, 2010

WARDJet offers a waterjet system with a digitizing capability, allowing reverse engineering of physical parts that have no drawings or electron files. Large parts can be laid on the waterjet table, and the waterjet memorizes the part profile. With the X series controller, the waterjet cutting head...

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Jet Edge hosts AMT, NTMA executives

February 9, 2010

Jet Edge Inc., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems, recently hosted Douglas K. Woods, president of the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT), and Robert L. Akers Jr., chief operating officer of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA), at its St. Michael,...

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Pressure valve runs multiple waterjets

January 12, 2010

Jet Edge's patented Dual Pressure Valve® helps increase waterjet cutting productivity by allowing waterjet operators to control water pressure independent of the waterjet pump.With the remotely mounted valve, waterjet operators can run multiple waterjet tables simultaneously at various...

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Newer linear-drive technology improves waterjet accuracy, reduces costs

December 15, 2009 | By Dr. John H. Olsen

Recent developments in linear-drive technology are designed to improve waterjet cutting accuracy and safety, while making high-precision machines more affordable. Find out more about this traction-drive system that has its roots in railroad locomotives.

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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 integrated diamond design with the versatility of a replaceable orifice.According to the company,...

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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 a high-pressure pump, software, and abrasive cutting head found on the company's high-end systems,...

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