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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Abrasive waterjet system handles multiple-part projects - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet system handles multiple-part projects

October 16, 2012

OMAX® Corp. offers the 80X JetMachining® center. It features an X-Y cutting travel of 13 ft. 4 in. by 6 ft. 8 in., making it suitable for cutting large-scale components or multiple-part projects. The system can machine complex parts from pre-existing CAD drawings or DXF files. It...

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OMAX Corp. adding 22,000-sq.-ft. building to headquarters

October 15, 2012

Abrasive waterjet system manufacturer OMAX® Corp. is adding a 22,000-sq.-ft. building to its manufacturing and corporate headquarters campus in Kent, Wash. When the expansion is completed in October 2012, the campus will encompass 130,000 sq. ft. of space spread across three buildings. The...

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Monitoring system lets operators analyze waterjet machine parameters - TheFabricator.com

Monitoring system lets operators analyze waterjet machine parameters

October 15, 2012

OMAX® Corp. offers the new Intelli-VISOR™ system monitoring package to oversee the status and performance of the company's JetMachining® abrasive waterjet machines throughout the cutting process. The system connects operation controls with machine maintenance. As a function of the...

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Abrasive waterjet cuts small, complex parts out of most materials - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive waterjet cuts small, complex parts out of most materials

September 25, 2012

Suitable for short-run part production, JIT manufacturing, and prototype development, the OMAX® 2626 JetMachining Center is a cantilever-style waterjet machine with a footprint of 6 ft. by 9 ft. 8 in. The machine can cut parts from almost any material, directly from a CAD drawing or DXF...

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OMAX Corp. expands headquarters

September 18, 2012

OMAX® Corp., manufacturer of abrasive waterjet machines and accessories, has announced plans to expand its Kent, Wash., facility with a new, 22,000-sq.-ft. building. The building expansion allows for a dedicated training space, including a lab area, for instructing sales representatives,...

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

September 13, 2012

OMAX® Corp., designer and manufacturer of abrasive waterjet machines and accessories in Kent. Wash., has been named to Inc. magazine's 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. This marks the second time the company has earned a spot on the list. OMAX ranks No. 202 as the...

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Cragg Machine Tool named A&V Waterjet distributor

August 29, 2012

Cragg Machine Tool Inc., Columbia, S.C., has been named the exclusive importer for A&V Waterjet Technologies products for U.S. states east of the Mississippi River and eastern Canada. A&V, Germantown, Wis., manufactures waterjet systems from 3 by 5 ft. to 20 by 40 ft. plus tanks. Featuring...

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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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