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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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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Barton Intl. launches website, e-store

March 19, 2013

Barton Intl., Glens Falls, N.Y., a supplier of abrasives and consumables for waterjet cutting systems, has established a website and e-store. The recently redesigned site at www.barton.com offers simplified navigation using graphic links to each of the company’s primary product lines: garnet...

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OMAX recognized for leadership in educational outreach - TheFabricator.com

OMAX recognized for leadership in educational outreach

March 13, 2013

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., a designer and manufacturer of advanced abrasive waterjet technology, has received the inaugural Inspire Award from the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA). The award acknowledges the company's leadership and creativity in cultivating student interest in...

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TECHNI Waterjet names distributor for New England

March 7, 2013

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has announced that Aquajet Cutting Technology, Bloomfield, Conn., is distributing its 2-D and 3-D waterjet cutting machinery in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. Aquajet Cutting Technology, a division of...

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Hypertherm opens new facility that will create up to 500 new jobs - TheFabricator.com

Hypertherm opens new facility that will create up to 500 new jobs

March 5, 2013

Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of advanced cutting systems, celebrated the grand opening of a new 160,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on March 4. The additional manufacturing space is expected to facilitate the creation of up to 500 new jobs for New...

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Waterjet cutting system includes double ball screw protection - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet cutting system includes double ball screw protection

March 4, 2013

The Phantom waterjet cutting series from Semyx features stainless steel covers and tanks and double protection for the ball screw. It operates in all axes driven by ball screw. The machine has a separate custom tank that allows flexibility for waterjet transportation with front rollers that...

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Shape cutting machine gantry accommodates four waterjet, two high-def plasma stations - TheFabricator.com

Shape cutting machine gantry accommodates four waterjet, two high-def plasma stations

February 14, 2013

ESAB Cutting Systems has introduced the Hydrocut™ LX low-rail waterjet shape cutting machine. It features a large gantry with a high-stiffness beam design, dual precision linear rails, and precision rack and pinion drives. The size and strength of this gantry make it suitable for waterjet...

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New features added to intensifier pumps

February 8, 2013

AccuStream has redesigned its AS series intensifier pumps to help improve output and increase energy efficiency. A new soft-starter reduces the amount of electricity the pump consumes during start-up and minimizes spikes in energy consumption during normal operation. A new filter/breather cap in...

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WARDJet creates largest combination waterjet, CMC milling platform for AMRC with Boeing

January 22, 2013

WARDJet Inc., a designer and manufacturer of waterjet and CNC platforms in Tallmadge, Ohio, has partnered with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing in Sheffield, U.K., to create what it says is one of the largest combination waterjet and CNC milling platforms in the world...

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Jet Edge awarded U.S. patent for ultrahigh-pressure waterjet seal

January 16, 2013

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has announced it has received a patent for a mechanism that provides metal-on-metal sealing without the use of conventional plastic seals. This technology uses two convex, curved surfaces in single-line contact with one another to seal ultrahigh-pressure (UHP)...

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