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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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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OMAX named to Inc. 500|5000 list for third time

September 17, 2013

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet machines and accessories, has made the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the third time. The company is No. 134 in the manufacturing sector and No. 3,211 overall, having experienced 101 percent...

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Anderson-Crane installs Jet Edge waterjet

September 17, 2013

Anderson-Crane has installed a waterjet cutting system at its Litchfield, Minn., fabrication facility manufactured by Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn. Bringing waterjet cutting in-house, the company now can cut complex, finished-quality parts from almost any material, but focusing primarily on...

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CAM, nesting software supports waterjet beveling - TheFabricator.com

CAM, nesting software supports waterjet beveling

September 3, 2013

Jetcam Intl. s.a.r.l. has introduced a new release of its Jetcam Expert CAM and nesting software that includes native support for beveling on compatible OMAX® CNC waterjet machines. The update to software and postprocessors, suitable for all sheet bevel cutting requirements, is available...

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Patriot Automation names technical sales representatives

August 22, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc., Daphne, Ala., has hired William (Bill) Ridge and Randall L. Ireland as technical sales representatives. Ridge will cover the Midwest territory. He has worked for several major corporations, including ITW, AMCO Products, Daihen Inc., Miller Electric/ITW, FANUC Robotics,...

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Patriot Automation CNC changes ownership

August 14, 2013

Patriot Automation CNC Inc., Daphne, Ala., has been purchased by Richard A. Morgan, also of Daphne. Morgan has served in executive roles for several major corporations over the last 34 years, many related to the welding and cutting industries. The company offers a variety of XY-axis cutting...

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OMAX marks 20 years in business with August event

August 1, 2013

OMAX® Corp., manufacturer of JetMachining® centers and Maxiem JetCutting centers, will mark its 20th anniversary with a special event at its campus in Kent, Wash., on Aug. 20, 2013. The event will feature the latest advancements in waterjet machining, as well as technical sessions, live cutting...

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