Waterjets

Going for the Right Formula to Compete

Gopher Motorsports has enlisted Jet Edge to cut carbon composite, steel and aluminum parts for their Formula SAE race car using waterjet technology.
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Waterjets: Articles

X(-5) Marks the Spot

From metal service centers in the U.S to industrial plant contractors in Turkey, fabricators everywhere are discovering how 5-axis waterjet cutting capabilities can be used to grow their business in heavy industrial applications. 

Understanding the Impact of Pressure and Velocity in Waterjet Cutting

The move to higher pressure has improved the productivity of waterjet cutting systems, but the increase in jet velocity is actually the driving force behind these dramatic gains in efficiency.

Call to Arms

Abrasive waterjet micro machining technology created 23 of the parts used in the fingers, hand, wrist, arm and shoulder of the first Modular Prosthetic Limbs worn and controlled by a bilateral shoulder-level amputee.

Specialty Precision Fabrication Shop Grows with Waterjets

Precision Waterjet Concepts uses waterjet cutting systems from Jet Edge to cut virtually any material, especially AR Plating and titanium.

Waterjet Manufacturer Meets Growing Demand With Company-Wide Automation System

The in-house system developed by OMAX helps eliminate bottlenecks, provides active real-time measurable data, makes it possible to quickly adjust to fluctuating production schedules, streamlines processes and shortens manufacturing lead times to get machines on customers’ shop floors faster.

 

Waterjets: Industry News

OMAX Awarded for Micro Abrasive Waterjet Technology

They receive the Tibbetts Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Hypertherm Expands Volunteer Program

Their associates get an additional eight hours of paid time off each year to volunteer in community activities.

Missouri S&T Wins Waterjet

Students won a system they had helped assemble in a build-off competition.

 

Waterjets: Products

A Versatile, Effective and Affordable Alternative to Conventional Machining

For superb cutting precision on virtually any material, from steel to glass, carbon fiber to copper, the MAXIEM 1530 JetMachining Center from OMAX can be configured to meet the cutting needs of any business, including multi-axis and high capacity production.

Next Generation Waterjet Cutting With Advanced Diagnostics

Embedded with virtual maintenance intelligence, the Quantum NXT Electric Servo Pump from TECHNI Waterjet uses advanced diagnostics to monitor performance prior to failure and protect against damage due to poor maintenance and unforeseen utility failures.

Powerful Pumps Cut Waterjet Cycle Times in Half

PRO-III 90,000 psi pumps from KMT Waterjet Systems use a patented seal design canister that protects seals, increases productivity, and reduces abrasive cost.