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 system includes dual cutting heads

June 25, 2013

The Bystronic ByJet Smart waterjet cutting system features high-precision, dual cutting heads for fast part throughput; abrasive metering; and constant automatic nozzle height sensing. The pump’s reliability helps increase service intervals, the manufacturer states. The cutting bridge is fitted...

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Waterjet system includes features of higher-priced machines - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet system includes features of higher-priced machines

June 19, 2013

WardJet has released the Emerald series waterjet, designed for low cost. Operators can load material into the cutting area from all four sides. The machine can index sheets of unlimited length in all directions. The unit's mini hopper features nine preset abrasive flow rates. The ball screw...

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Sterling Fabrication Technology opens Dallas showroom

June 17, 2013

Sterling Fabrication Technology has opened a 5,000-sq.-ft. showroom in Dallas featuring laser, plasma, and waterjet cutting machines, as well as press brakes and finishing equipment from TRUMPF®, Hypertherm, Haeusler, Lissmac, and Virtek. Personalized virtual demonstrations are available via the...

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Taper compensation added to waterjet system

June 12, 2013

The Mach 2c waterjet system from Flow Intl. Corp. now is available with Dynamic Waterjet® taper compensation. The technology adjusts taper angle with speed to help improve accuracy. Dynamic Waterjet with Active Tolerance Control™ counters taper and stream lag using SmartStream™ mathematical...

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Unit helps make abrasive recycling possible for any size waterjet company - TheFabricator.com

Unit helps make abrasive recycling possible for any size waterjet company

June 10, 2013

WARDJet Inc. has announced design changes to its Ward Pro system that make abrasive recycling possible for waterjet companies of all sizes. The unit takes sludge abrasive from the tank in a controlled manner, separates the reusable abrasive, and dries it. The dry abrasive is transported...

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Hopper disposes waste waterjet garnet - TheFabricator.com

Hopper disposes waste waterjet garnet

June 10, 2013

Barton Intl. has introduced the BART® Tip Hopper. Designed to be placed next to a waterjet cutting table, the self-dumping hopper serves as a disposal vessel for waste garnet abrasive. During abrasive removal, overflow water is returned to the waterjet table. The 0.75-cu.-yd. hopper...

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Hypertherm facilities recognized as OSHA VPP Star worksites

June 10, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor has recognized four Hypertherm facilities as OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksites. The program recognizes workplaces for operating outstanding safety and health management systems for employee protection. These worksites are self-sufficient in...

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TECHNI <i>Waterjet</i> names new customer support engineer for USA headquarters - TheFabricator.com

TECHNI Waterjet names new customer support engineer for USA headquarters

June 10, 2013

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has named James Thompson as customer support engineer, TECHNI USA. Thompson previously served as head CNC programmer for a metals manufacturer. He has more than six years of industrial experience, specifically in the waterjet industry. The company produces...

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TECHNI Waterjet's equity partner increases stake in company

June 10, 2013

TECHNI Waterjet™'s equity partner, the Anca Group, has elected to take up an option to increase its stake in TECHNI to 40 percent over the next two years. Anca is a developer of CNC technology and manufacturer of CNC grinding machines. The growing partnership enables TECHNI, Lenexa, Kan., to...

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Race team embraces waterjet cutting - TheFabricator.com

Race team embraces waterjet cutting

June 3, 2013

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When John Force Racing took most of its manufacturing operations in-house in the early 2000s, the focus was on controlling quality and lead time. However, it didn't have a quick-response fabricating tool for 2-D cutting. It has since found that tool with its new waterjet

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ESAB launches CNC cutting blog

May 19, 2013

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, Florence, S.C., has launched a blog for the CNC cutting community at www.esab-cutting.com. ESAB Edge, The CNC Cutting Blog features a variety of posts on CNC cutting systems; plasma, oxyfuel, waterjet, and laser cutting processes; and related topics. Visitors...

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Colorado WaterJet named finalist in Colorado Companies to Watch

May 16, 2013

Colorado WaterJet (CWJ), an abrasive waterjet shape cutting job shop in Berthoud, Colo., has been recognized as a Colorado Companies to Watch finalist. Colorado Companies to Watch honors second-stage companies that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, enrich communities,...

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3-D Butterfly Abrasive Waterjet

Etching 3-D images with an abrasive waterjet

May 7, 2013

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Currently used primarily in art and architecture, waterjet etching is beginning to make inroads into machining and fabricating shops. The textured gripper pictured in this article is an example of a 3-D etched part.

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TriTech Solutions USA installs Techni Waterjet system

April 25, 2013

TriTech Solutions, a new metal fabricating company in Appomattox, Va., has installed a waterjet system from Techni Waterjet. The machine can cut metal up to 6 in. thick. Its tilted head allows it to cut a beveled edge, as well as cut along the length, width, or height of an object....

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Colorado WaterJet adds 5-axis waterjet capabilities

April 18, 2013

Colorado WaterJet Co., Berthoud, Colo., has added a new Flow Mach 4C 5-axis waterjet machine to its precision machining and fabrication services, offering accurate beveling and 3-D cutting capabilities. The system's 5-axis capabilities provide up to 60 degrees of motion for intricate, precision...

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