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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Drive system developed for shape-cutting machines

April 10, 2007

ProMotion Controls, in cooperation with Kollmorgen Servotronix and Koike Aronson, has developed a high-performance digital AC drive amplifier system for shape-cutting machinery. The AC iDrives are the...

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Flow featured on "American Chopper" series

March 13, 2007

Flow recently was featured on The Learning Channel's "American Chopper" series when Orange County Choppers used the company's 5-Axis waterjet technology to fabricate 3-D chopper parts as OCC began its...

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Economic considerations when purchasing a jet cutting machine

February 13, 2007

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Thinking about purchasing a jet cutting system? Many factors should be considered before deciding which system to buy. This article discusses fixed and operating costs and productivity and provides the framework for making an intelligent buying decision.

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Abrasive jet machine suitable for precision medical device production

February 13, 2007

OMAX will use its 2626|xpJetMachining® Center to demonstrate abrasivejet machining at the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show and MD&M West 2007. The machine is capable of up to ±0.001 in....

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Pneumatic drill mount works with waterjet system

January 9, 2007

WARDJet's pneumatic drill mount automatically drills a hole through material at a specific offset from the waterjet cutting head. Once the hole is drilled, the waterjet then starts the cut inside the...

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Bystronic names president, North American operations

January 5, 2007

Bystronic Inc. has announced the promotion of Michael Zakrzewski to president of Bystronic Inc., the North American subsidiary of the Bystronic Group. Effective Jan. 1, 2007, Zakrzewski is responsible...

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Achieve peak waterjet performance by optimizing components

November 7, 2006

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A waterjet systems comprises an ultra-high-pressure pump, CNC machine, and one or more cutting heads. How these components are set up and optimized determines the waterjet system's performance.

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MC Machinery hosts open house

November 7, 2006

More than 350 fabricators attended the M.I.T.S. open house hosted by MC Machinery Systems, Wood Dale, Ill., to view demonstrations and learn more about Mitsubishi equipment.The Mitsubishi Laser...

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Machine components you can fabricate with an abrasive jet

October 10, 2006

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Many machine components formerly made with conventional machining techniques now can be made easily and cost-effectively with abrasive waterjet cutting. This article discusses some of these components. It also gives examples of abrasive waterjet-produced signs and labels that can be used to enhance your products.

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Jet Edge names international sales engineer

October 10, 2006

Antoine Deproost has been named international sales engineer by Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn.Deproost is in charge of sales in Europe, South America, and the Middle East. He is also responsible...

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Bystronic announces North American appointments

October 3, 2006

Bystronic has announced several new appointments to its Strategic Management Team.James Johnson has been named vice president, sales and is responsible for all sales and distribution activities within...

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Waterjet designed to work with EDM

September 12, 2006

MC Machinery Systems Inc. offers a Mitsubishi waterjet line designed to work with EDM technology.Three models are available. The two- or three-axis Classica, four-axis Suprema, and five-axis Evolution...

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Bystronic receives Global Excellence award

August 9, 2006

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, presented Bystronic with the 2006 Global Excellence in Customer Value Leadership of the Year Award in the laser cutting tools industry at last...

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Bystronic appoints product manager

July 11, 2006

Bystronic Inc., Hauppauge, N.Y. has named Jeffrey Day as product manager of waterjet cutting systems.Day is responsible for all marketing and product management activities in the U.S., Canada, and...

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Job diversity through a waterjet

June 13, 2006

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Pacific Metal Cutting of Placentia, Calif., wasn't struggling when it bought its first waterjet in May 2004. After two years of waterjet ownership and the addition of a second table, the metal cutter is struggling to keep up with new business.

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