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 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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FABTECH 2014

November 11-13, 2014
  • Georgia World Congress Center
  • Atlanta, GA
  • FABTECH heads to Atlanta, GA November 11-13, 2014 bringing together an anticipated 27,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibiting companies all under one roof. The show provides a backdrop for visitors to experience live equipment demonstration, find cost savings solutions, and network with industry peers throughout the 500,000+ square feet of show floor throughout the B and C buildings at the George World Congress Center. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations on the latest industry trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

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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

    Length: 3:00

    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.

    Plasma cutting system, waterjet system introduced

    December 3, 2013

    Hypertherm has introduced the new Powermax125 plasma cutting and gouging system. According to the company, the system delivers the most power of any portable air plasma system currently available. The machine features a 1.5-in. recommended cut capacity. It can sever 2.5-in.-thick metal while...

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    Waterjet robot allows 6-axis cutting - TheFabricator.com

    Waterjet robot allows 6-axis cutting

    November 27, 2013

    WARDJet has introduced the multipurpose waterjet robot. It integrates waterjet cutting with end-of-arm tooling to achieve 6-axis cutting. A seventh axis is possible with the addition of a headstock/tailstock fixture that rotates the part while the robot cuts around it. The robot is a...

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    Software features added to laser, bending, and waterjet machines - TheFabricator.com

    Software features added to laser, bending, and waterjet machines

    November 18, 2013

    Bystronic Inc., Elgin, Ill., has introduced new software features to its laser, bending, and waterjet product lines. PartID is a new feature of the Bystronic BySoft 7 CAD/CAM software. The identification code is generated with BySoft 7and then laser-engraved onto the part utilizing a Bystronic...

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    Jet Edge launches new corporate video on YouTube

    November 15, 2013

    Jet Edge Inc., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet systems in St. Michael, Minn., has posted a new corporate video on its YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/jetedgewaterjets. Featuring a behind-the-scenes look inside the company's 100,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility, the video...

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    JetcCuts names lead sales rep - TheFabricator.com

    JetcCuts names lead sales rep

    November 7, 2013

    JetCuts, a watercut cutting service provider based in New Berlin, Wis., has named Scott Doman as lead sales representative. Doman comes from JetCuts' sister company, K.G. Stevens. In this position, he works directly with customers to educate them on the company's customized...

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    OMAX names Aqua Machinery as Mexico distributor

    October 31, 2013

    OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Aqua Machinery SA de CV to market, sell, and support its JetMachining® centers and MAXIEM® JetCutting centers in Mexico. Aqua Machinery's main office, service workshop, and showroom are located in Mexico City....

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    Water Jet Cutting: Tips for Maximizing Cut Quality 10-30-13

    Date: October 30, 2013

    Sponsored by Jet Edge

    Length: 60:00

    Waterjet technology experts shared tips for achieving high quality waterjet parts at the fastest speed and lowest operating cost.

    Retro Systems names COO

    October 24, 2013

    Chicago-based Retro Systems Inc., a manufacturer of CNC profile cutting machines for the plasma, oxyfuel, and waterjet cutting processes, has named Brice Turner as COO. He also serves as managing partner of Retro Systems LLC. Turner is founder and president of Duty First Holdings in Wichita, Kan....

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    Control software optimizes waterjet tool paths - TheFabricator.com

    Control software optimizes waterjet tool paths

    October 21, 2013

    OMAX® Corp. has introduced Intelli-MAX® 20 intuitive control software that automatically optimizes the tool paths of the company's abrasive waterjet systems. The new automatic tool path planning engine in the software improves the artificial intelligence of the waterjets, creating less...

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