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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Fixturing for abrasive jet machining

January 10, 2006

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Clamping the workpiece against sideways motion and weighting it against vertical motion will prevent part loss and improve part quality in waterjet machining. This article offers practical fixturing suggestions for both cutting from flat sheet and adding features to existing parts.

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Trailblazing with waterjet

November 8, 2005

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For Johnson Enterprises of New Brunswick, Canada, the waterjet cutting system with shuttle table has opened the door to business opportunities more diverse than the materials it can process.

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Flow Intl. completes Avure Technologies sale

November 2, 2005

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a supplier of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet products, has announced that it has completed the divestiture of its General Press operations, which consist of the North...

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Mid Atlantic Machinery launches new Web site

October 11, 2005

Mid Atlantic Machinery, Harrisburg, Pa., has announced it has launched a new Web site.The site promotes the company's product lines as well as used and stock machinery. It highlights management and...

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Flow Intl. appoints VP, CFO

October 6, 2005

Flow Intl. Corp., a supplier of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet products, has appointed Douglas P. Fletcher as vice president and CFO. Fletcher will oversee all of the company's financial functions from...

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Flow Intl. receives Customer Value Enhancement Award

September 13, 2005

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology equipment, has been awarded Frost & Sullivan's 2005 Customer Value Enhancement (CVE) Award...

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Flow Intl., Motoman expand alliance

June 3, 2005

Flow International Corp., a supplier of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet products, and Motoman Inc., a provider of robotic automation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Yaskawa Electric Corp., have announced...

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Waterjet system delivers up to 55,000 PSI

May 10, 2005

The 2652 JetMachining® Center from Omax® cuts standard-size steel and aluminum sheets. It has a direct-drive, high-pressure water pump capable of pressurizing water to as high as 55,000...

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Richel to hold waterjet cutting course

May 10, 2005

Richel Inc. is holding its 43 rd Waterjet Cutting Techniques Course at its corporate offices in Kent, Ohio, July 17 - 19.The course, conducted by Richard Ward, a professional engineer who has...

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Rising to great heights in Great Falls

April 11, 2005

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When Waterjet Extreme Technologies (WET), Great Falls, Mont., was asked to bid on a large and lofty fabrication project as part of the Great Falls International Airport redesign, co-owners John Kramarich and Rip Rippetoe viewed the inherent challenges as opportunities to explore the limits of their capabilities while dealing with a limited budget.

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Abrasive Jet Mechanics

March 8, 2005

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Figure 1Abrasive jet users need in-depth knowledge of nozzle mechanics, either for practical reasons, or simply to have the satisfaction of knowing what their machines really are doing. Two types of information fabricators need are generally known accepted physical laws, and empirical data...

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Waterjet cutting system is compact

December 7, 2004

Knuth USA offers the Hydro-Jet Eco 1005, a compact waterjet cutting system with a 20- by 40-in. work area.The abrasive model is suitable for cutting aluminum, steel, and compound materials. It...

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Bystronic names regional sales manager

October 12, 2004

Bystronic Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y., has named Youssef "Joe" Malek as regional sales manager for the West Coast. His responsibilities include increasing laser, press brake, waterjet, automation, and...

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Waterjet cutting machine produces 3-D shapes in single pass

September 14, 2004

Machine Tools USA offers the Knuth USA Hydro-Jet five-axis waterjet cutting machine designed to produce complex ,3-D shapes in a single-pass operation.The system operates with both pure water and...

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Where abrasive waterjets shine

September 14, 2004

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Abrasive waterjet's cold-cutting and omni-directional capabilities make it especially well-suited to cutting unusual shapes out of exotic and heat-sensitive materials. Also, because abrasive waterjet is a cold-cutting process, it does not create a heat-affected zone (HAZ), which can make it more difficult to execute downstream processes, such as welding.

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