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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Waterjet cutting machines feature updated linear-drive systems

April 30, 2014

OMAX® Corp. has introduced the next-generation MAXIEM® waterjet cutting machines. Now categorized as JetMachining® centers, the five models feature updated linear-drive systems, a Z-axis core with optional multiaxis cutting heads and a low ceiling height, fast cutting speed, streamlined...

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Hypertherm HyPrecision Waterjet Pumps

Hypertherm Inc.

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The most reliable and customer focused name in waterjets is now a member of the Hypertherm family of cutting solutions. AccuStream waterjet pumps are now Hypertherm HyPrecision™ waterjet pumps ranging in horsepower from 15 to 150.

Waterjet cuts 3-D parts from almost any material

April 15, 2014

Jet Edge’s Edge X-5 waterjet system employs an AquaVision Di controller to cut precise, taper-free parts from almost any material. The 5-axis system can cut 3-D parts such as impellers and bevels up to 50 degrees. With the motion system separated from the catcher tank, vibration is eliminated....

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Dardi Water Jet Importer to distribute ultrahigh-pressure systems in North, South America

March 19, 2014

Dardi Intl. Corp. has entered into an agreement with Dardi Water Jet Importer of North America to import, market, sell, and support Dardi ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems in North and South America. The 56,000-sq.-ft. Dardi Water Jet Importer facility in Newberry, S.C., comprises sales,...

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Abrasive waterjet machine suitable for fabrication shops

March 17, 2014

OMAX® Corp. offers the MAXIEM® 1530 abrasive waterjet machine. It has an XY cutting travel of 10 ft. 2 in. by 5 ft. 2 in., making it suitable for fabrication shops and metal service centers. Featuring Intelli-MAX® software and direct-drive pump technology, the machine cuts parts from...

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TECHNI Waterjet names service technician for East Coast

March 6, 2014

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has named Charlie Allen as the new service technician for the East Coast. Having been in the waterjet industry for more than 20 years, Allen has extensive experience with waterjets, pumps, software, and customer service. He also served in the U.S. Army for 26...

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Jet Edge names KF Machinery as distributor in Midwest

March 6, 2014

Jet Edge Inc., a St. Michael, Minn., manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has named KF Machinery as a distributor in Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, western Wisconsin, and western Iowa. Located in...

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Lab-grown waterjet orifice withstands harsh abrasive

March 6, 2014

Diamond Technology Innovations has introduced a new orifice material for the waterjet cutting and cleaning industries. The tetraCORE™ lab-grown waterjet orifice can maintain structural integrity and jet-stream coherency for hundreds of hours in harsh abrasive environments, according to the...

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Waterjet small gear patterns

Big opportunities in waterjet cutting microsize parts

March 3, 2014

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Waterjet nozzle technology has progressed to the point where the cutting of parts and part features smaller than 0.012 in. is now possible.

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Jet Edge marks 30 years in business, names KF Machinery as distributor

February 19, 2014

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2014. The manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, entered the industry in 1984. The company has announced that KF Machinery, Lakeville, Minn., now is...

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Waterjet systems include 5-axis cutting heads for chamfering up to 50 degrees

February 12, 2014

Knuth Machine Tools offers full 5-axis waterjets in flying-bridge and traditional gantry designs. The 5-axis cutting head allows for chamfering up to 50 degrees, coupled with endless rotation, which eliminates the need to repeat pierce-cuts. The manufacturer’s 450 Cut Control has a waterproof...

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Small scale waterjet system

Small-scale waterjet systems save floor space

January 27, 2014

WardJet has introduced two new models to its Emerald series of waterjet cutting systems. At 2 by 2 ft., the Emerald 0606 is the smallest waterjet manufactured by the company. Because of its rigid, sturdy tank design, it can handle materials from 2-in. foam sheet to 12-in.-thick stainless...

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Waterjet's cutting area almost same size as machine

January 10, 2014

TECHNI Waterjet™ has introduced the Techjet-X3® 4100-G gantry-style waterjet cutting system. The machine's cutting area (6 ft. 7 in. by 13 ft. 2 in.) is nearly the same size as the machine (7 ft. 10 in. by 14 ft. 5 in.), helping to save facility space. The waterjet machine comes...

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Waterjet cutting system's small size contributes to energy efficiency - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet cutting system's small size contributes to energy efficiency

December 12, 2013

Sugino Corp. has introduced the Katana2 waterjet cutting system for cutting titanium, stainless steel, and copper. Utilizing an extra-fine abrasive nozzle, the machine can achieve cutting diameters as low as 0.012 in. at pressures up to 43,500 PSI. With a footprint of 57 by 81 in., the machine...

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OMAX: Precision Abrasive Waterjet Systems

OMAX

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OMAX Corporation is the leading manufacturer of precision abrasive waterjet systems. All OMAX JetMachining® systems are completely computer-controlled and affordable, bringing abrasivejet technology to the general machine and architectural shop, as well OEMs for production runs, short-runs and prototyping.