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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OMAX names distribution partners

January 6, 2016

Kent, Wash.-based abrasive waterjet technology provider OMAX® Corp. has signed exclusive distribution agreements with Mid Atlantic Machinery and Southern States Machinery to market, sell, and support its OMAX JetMachining® Centers and MAXIEM® JetMachining Centers. With its main office in...

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Lantek, Waterjet Corp. collaborate globally

December 22, 2015

Lantek, Mason, Ohio, has reached a global agreement to supply its Lantek Expert CAD/CAM software with Monza, Italy-based Waterjet Corp.’s line of waterjet cutting machines. The waterjet machines include cantilever, bridge, and 5-axis flying-bridge designs. The company also offers combination...

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Robotic waterjet cutting cell produces weld test samples from automotive components

December 22, 2015

WARDJet has integrated its abrasive waterjet cutting system with a Motoman robotic arm for producing weld test samples from automotive components. The Weld Test Robot-4S cell features four independent trays or shuttles to load parts into the robot’s cutting area. Each station features...

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Waterjet abrasive management system removes, recycles abrasive

December 18, 2015

Hypertherm has introduced a waterjet abrasive management system comprising two products: the PowerDredge™ abrasive removal unit (available now) and the EcoSift™ abrasive recycling unit (available in 2016). Testing and microscopic analysis shows up to 60 percent of abrasive sitting at the...

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Optical locating system determines workpiece point locations for abrasive waterjet

December 4, 2015

OMAX® Corp. offers the Precision Optical Locator for setup of premachined parts that are ready for secondary abrasive waterjet cutting operations. The video/optical locating system determines workpiece point locations anywhere on an abrasive waterjet machine’s worktable to eliminate the use of...

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Abrasive waterjet accessory head allows 6-axis cutting

November 30, 2015

OMAX® Corp. offers the water-resistant Rotary Axis head for complex 3-D parts production as an accessory for its JetMachining® Centers. The head expands an OMAX machine’s capabilities to cut in up to 6 axes when used in conjunction with the A-Jet® software-controlled, multiaxis cutting head....

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OMAX expands abrasive waterjet training program

October 30, 2015

OMAX® Corp. has increased the capacity of its training center in Kent, Wash., for OMAX and MAXIEM® JetMachining® Center owners. The 22,000-sq.-ft. training center features a new technology-training classroom that supplements an existing equipment-training lab. The new classroom provides...

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Hypertherm opens waterjet office and manufacturing facility in Minnesota

October 28, 2015

Hypertherm, a Hanover, N.H.-based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has opened a 28,000-sq.-ft. waterjet facility in New Brighton, Minn. The building contains both office and manufacturing space for the company’s line of HyPrecision waterjet products. It also houses...

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WardJet names DSG Waterjet as authorized representative in U.K.

October 23, 2015

WardJet, Tallmadge, Ohio, has named DSG Waterjet, Lancashire, England, as its authorized representative in the U.K. As the only authorized representative for WardJet in the U.K., DSG offers the full line of waterjets and accessories, from simple machines to complex custom...

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OMAX names regional sales manager

October 15, 2015

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has named Brad Tumbleson as regional sales manager to serve customers throughout Southern California. He has nearly 10 years of outside sales experience, previously working as a branch manager and outside sales manager for House of...

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WARDJet unveils mobile waterjet salesroom

October 6, 2015

WARDJet, Tallmadge, Ohio, has unveiled its WARDKit On The Go mobile salesroom. The truck features a 5- by 5-ft. waterjet cutting system, flat screen TVs, and drop-down walls. The truck kicked off its All-American Tour in mid-September at the Akron Mini Maker Faire in Akron, Ohio. More than...

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OMAX names VP of marketing

October 6, 2015

OMAX® Corp., a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems in Kent, Wash., has named Stephen Bruner as vice president of marketing. With nearly 20 years of experience, Bruner previously led B2B marketing and vertical market management for Precor. He also served as vice president of technical...

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Electric servo pumps offer small footprint

September 15, 2015

TECHNI Waterjet™ has introduced the Value Range of Quantum electric servo pumps (ESPs). Three models are available: VP 10/60, capable of running a 0.007-in. orifice at 60,000 PSI; VP 15/52, capable of running a 0.010-in. orifice at 52,000 PSI; and the VP 20/55, capable of running a 0.011-in....

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Barton appoints regional sales manager

September 8, 2015

Barton® Intl., a supplier of garnet abrasives for waterjet cutting and blasting media, has announced the appointment of Joseph Kanode as regional sales manager for the Gulf territory, responsible for sales in Louisiana and Texas. Kanode has more than 10 years of progressive industrial sales...

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Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet announce new location in Houston

August 4, 2015

BLP Holdings LLC has announced a new, 155,000-sq.-ft. facility in Houston, Texas, that will house both its Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet divisions under one roof. Located at 7208 Gessner Road, the facility will be operational in November 2015. “With more than 45 band saws and...

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