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 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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JetCuts appoints general manager - TheFabricator.com

JetCuts appoints general manager

October 15, 2013

JetCuts, a New Berlin, Wis., waterjet cutting service provider, has named Shannon Stangel as general manager. Stangel has more than seven years of experience in the waterjet cutting...

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Abrasive waterjet machine cuts small parts - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet machine cuts small parts

October 11, 2013

OMAX® has introduced the MicroMAX™ JetMachining® Center for abrasive waterjet cutting of parts or part features smaller than 0.012 in. from a variety of materials, including exotic metals, advanced composites, polymer thermoplastics, and glass. Suitable for prototype development...

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Chukar Waterjet launches new website

October 9, 2013

Chukar Waterjet Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a supplier of waterjet parts and waterjet rental equipment, has launched a new website at www.chukarwaterjet.com. The company supplies parts for such waterjet cutting and cleaning equipment brands as Flow Intl., OMAX, KMT, Jet Edge, and WSI....

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American Industrial Partners to acquire Flow Intl.

October 2, 2013

Flow International Corp., Kent. Wash., a developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting and cleaning applications, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by American Industrial Partners (AIP), a middle-market private equity firm focused on North...

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Patriot Automation CNC names Cony & Associates as distributor

September 26, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc., Daphne, Ala., has authorized Cony & Associates of Waukesha, Wis., to promote and sell its full line of products in the upper Midwest. Patriot Automation offers XY-axis cutting tables; plasma marking, welding, and cutting systems; robotic and fixed GMAW systems;...

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WARDJet schedules open house for Oct. 23-24

September 25, 2013

WARDJet will hold an open house Oct. 23 and 24 at its headquarters in Tallmadge, Ohio. Topics to be covered include an introduction to the abrasive waterjet robot, programming for 5-axis cutting, and recycling waterjet abrasive. All showroom waterjets will be in operation to demonstrate their...

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Jet Edge names representative in Taiwan

September 18, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has selected Hsiang Yu Machinery Co. Ltd., Nantou City, Taiwan, R.O.C., as a dealer for its waterjet cutting machines, waterjet intensifier pumps, and portable waterjet systems. The company also carries Jet Edge waterjet parts and is authorized to service the...

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