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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Bystronic names direct sales engineer

August 28, 2012

Matthew Meade has joined Bystronic Inc., Elgin, Ill., as direct sales engineer for the Kansas-Missouri territory. Meade has 20 years of metal fabrication experience, having served in engineering, plant, and upper-level management roles for OEM and job shop manufacturing companies. He has a...

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Standard 2-D AWJ System

Abrasive waterjets move into 3-D shapes, including pipe intersections

August 21, 2012

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Used for many years to cut 2-D parts, abrasive waterjet technology has evolved into cutting complex 3-D shapes, including pipe intersections and saddles. Accessories and control software that make this possible can be retrofitted to existing systems.

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Tool removes 2,000 lbs./hr. of waterjet abrasive waste - TheFabricator.com

Tool removes 2,000 lbs./hr. of waterjet abrasive waste

August 20, 2012

Barton Intl. will present live demonstrations of the Barton abrasive removal tool (BART®) at FABTECH 2012. The portable system removes waste abrasive from waterjet cutting machines. The tool is designed to fit between the waterjet table's slats and can be operated while the waterjet is...

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Waterjet pumps deliver 90,000 PSI - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet pumps deliver 90,000 PSI

August 16, 2012

KMT Waterjet's Streamline PRO2® series pumps feature pressure up to 90,000 PSI at 60 and 125 HP. The pump's Rapid Change UHP IntensifierSM reduces seal change time by 50 percent compared to similar UHP pumps, the company states. It features a low-torque, hard-seal end cap design, eliminates...

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Abrasivejet machines handle low- to high-volume production - TheFabricator.com

Abrasivejet machines handle low- to high-volume production

August 15, 2012

OMAX® Corp. will demonstrate abrasive waterjet machining technology at FABTECH Intl. Cutting materials from composites to rubber to titanium, the abrasivejet machines handle low- and high-volume production for shops of all sizes in all industry segments. The machines, available in a variety...

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Modular waterjet pump designed for tight spaces - TheFabricator.com

Modular waterjet pump designed for tight spaces

August 8, 2012

Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the iP36-50 modular waterjet intensifier pump. The portable, 36-KSI, 50-HP pump has a modular design, allowing it to move into tight spaces. The pump produces up to 1.8 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure water for precision cutting, cleaning, and...

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OMAX® appoints two regional sales managers

July 10, 2012

Abrasive waterjet manufacturer OMAX Corp., Kent. Wash., has expanded its sales force to include two new regional managers: Dustin Grim and John Leszczyna. Grim is responsible for Indiana and southern Illinois, and Leszczyna handles Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and parts of Tennessee....

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TECHNI Waterjet names regional sales manager for Midwest - TheFabricator.com

TECHNI Waterjet names regional sales manager for Midwest

June 28, 2012

TECHNI Waterjet™, Lenexa, Kan., has promoted Jason Lumetta to Midwest regional sales manager of TECHNI USA. The company produces and sells waterjet cutting systems nationwide. Lumetta has more than 16 years of experience in the waterjet industry — seven of those years at TECHNI...

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OMAX launches mobile websites

June 14, 2012

OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., a designer and manufacturer of abrasive waterjet machines and accessories, has launched new mobile websites for its OMAX and MAXIEM® product lines. The content-rich sites, viewable at www.omax.com and www.maxiemwaterjets.com, provide on-the-go customers with quick...

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Jet Edge to host exporting seminar July 11

June 13, 2012

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge Inc. will co-sponsor a free exporting seminar, Exporting 101, on Wed., July 11, from noon-4:30 p.m. at St. Michael City Center in St. Michael, Minn. Hosted by the city of St. Michael Economic Development Authority, the seminar will show attendees how...

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Abrasive waterjet cutting machines featured at tradeshow - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet cutting machines featured at tradeshow

June 12, 2012

OMAX™ Corp. will present live demonstrations of its abrasive waterjet cutting machines and accessories at IMTS 2012. Operating at the show will be a 6.7- by 20-ft., production-oriented OMAX 80X-1 Dual Bridge JetMachining Center™; a job shop-sized, 5- by 10-ft. MAXIEM® model...

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TECHNI Waterjet appoints general manager - TheFabricator.com

TECHNI Waterjet appoints general manager

June 8, 2012

TECHNI Waterjet™ has promoted Dennis Schmidt to general manager USA operations. Schmidt has been with the company for five years, previously serving roles in product development and as international service manager. As general manager, he is responsible for the U.S. operations and staff....

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Waterjet pump uses less electricity - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet pump uses less electricity

May 30, 2012

Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the Eco-Jet waterjet pump. The 55-KSI, 30-HP unit features a direct-drive pump design that consumes up to 40 percent less electricity than a 50-HP pump while producing the same output, the manufacturer reports. The pump produces up to 1 GPM of ultrahigh-pressure...

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Waterjet cutting system features small footprint - TheFabricator.com

Waterjet cutting system features small footprint

May 29, 2012

TECHNI Waterjet™ has introduced the new Intec-G2 Value series of small-footprint waterjet cutting systems. The system, which features a large monitor screen, is available with an optional remote control pendant. The Skip and Float™ option helps ensure a constant standoff height over...

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OMAX appoints vice president of product engineering - TheFabricator.com

OMAX appoints vice president of product engineering

May 16, 2012

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp., Kent, Wash., has hired Doug Kelley as its new vice president of product engineering. Kelley has spent more than 30 years as an engineer for a variety of global high-tech industries, including Cray Inc., UTILX Corp., and FlowDril. He has...

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