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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Flow announces cancellation of OMAX acquisition

May 12, 2009

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has announced that it is not exercising its option to acquire OMAX Corp.Charley Brown, President and CEO of Flow said, "After a thorough review of our financing...

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Flow, KUKA announce strategic alliance

April 16, 2009

Flow International Corp., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) waterjet technology, recently announced the formation of a strategic alliance with KUKA Robot Group, a supplier of robotic automation."This alliance between Flow and KUKA helps assure we address the important...

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Waterjet cutting machine available in two sizes features exposed tank for overhead loading

March 10, 2009

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced a large-format, midrail gantry waterjet system. It features a 21-ft. by 13-ft. work envelope with an exposed tank that accommodates overhead loading. It comes standard with one abrasivejet cutting head; a second cutting head can be added.The machine is ball screw-driven...

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OMAX Corp. wins $3.75 million order from U.S. Air Force

March 10, 2009

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has announced the sale of 16 units of its 55100 JetMachining® Center to the U.S. Air Force. The sale, estimated at $3.75 million, was completed in partnership with Phillips Corp. –Federal Division, OMAX's distributor exclusively dedicated to providing...

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Flow Intl. invests in Chinese waterjet manufacturing company

March 10, 2009

Flow Intl. Corp., a developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet technology in Kent, Wash., has completed its $2 million purchase of a minority ownership position in Dardi Intl. Corp., China's leading waterjet manufacturer with three factories located near Nanjing, China.Flow announced...

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Barton Group awarded highest honors from U.S. Green Building Council

February 4, 2009

The Barton Group, Glens Falls, N.Y., has been designated LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its corporate headquarters located in Glens Falls, NY. LEED Platinum is the highest rating under USGBC's system for designing...

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Waterjet system features 8-ft. by 13-ft. work envelope, allows overhead loading

December 16, 2008

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced its new Mid Rail Gantry waterjet system. It features an 8-ft. by 13-ft. work envelope with an exposed tank that accommodates overhead loading. It comes standard with one abrasivejet cutting head; a second cutting head can be added.The system is driven by ball screw and...

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Second-generation waterjet introduced

December 16, 2008

MC Machinery Systems Inc. has introduced the second generation of its Mitsubishi Waterjet product line. The new systems feature technology upgrades. The company says that beginning in early 2009, all of its waterjets will be manufactured in the U.S.The 700 series CNC delivers advanced programming...

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Jet Edge appoints north central regional sales manager

December 16, 2008

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 Eric Magnuson as its north central regional sales manager.Magnuson is responsible for sales of the company's...

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Flow opens sales, customer service center in Czech Republic

December 16, 2008

Flow Intl. Corp., Kent, Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, recently opened a sales and customer service center in the Czech Republic.The center, located in Brno, serves customers in central and eastern European markets,...

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Cutting more than metal with a waterjet

December 15, 2008 | By Mike Burns, Dan Davis

With waterjet cutting equipment, shops are no longer limited to the world of metal fabrications. They can search for new business in areas that were once considered unrealistic.

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Laser cutting for the first time

December 15, 2008 | By Dan Davis

M&L Industries found a laser cutting machine for the right price and at the right size. After a year of laser cutting and bringing in new business, it looks like the right choice.

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Barton Mines releases waterjet parts catalog

November 25, 2008

Barton Mines Company, LLC has announced the publication of a new waterjet parts catalog representing a comprehensive offering of replacement parts for abrasive waterjet equipment. The 40-page catalog features a full line of parts and accessories for all waterjet systems including Flow®,...

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Barton Mines expands capacity at HPX™ processing plant

November 25, 2008

Barton Mines Co., Glens Falls, N.Y., a supplier of waterjet abrasives and waterjet replacement parts, has announced the expanded capacity of its HPX™ waterjet abrasive processing facility in North Creek, N.Y.The increased production is a direct result of a comprehensive plant re-engineering...

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Abrasive waterjet system features traction drive and allows cutting envelope expansion

November 11, 2008

OMAX® Corp.'s 80X JetMachining® Center is designed with a footprint of 265 in. by 152 in.The system—suitable for large-scale, precision machining of large or multiple parts—lis equipped with Intelli-TRAX, a traction drive that helps ensure accuracy and enables expansion of the...

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