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Optimizing your waterjet production

The best abrasive waterjet machines on the market are designed for rigorous machining. A combination of meticulous mechanics, rigid construction, and velocity control from the software ensures the highest degree of repeatable precision in the machined parts. However, even with all that built in, you can hone the machining process further by using your waterjet to the best of its abilities....

Compact Waterjets: The Perfect Teaching Tool

At trade schools, universities and high schools, abrasive waterjet cutting machines provide an excellent teaching tool. They are simple, versatile, easy to use—and easy on the budget. Full-size industrial abrasive waterjets cost less than conventional chipmaking machines. Their drawback is their large size; many schools struggle to make room for waterjets. Now, compact machines offer their...

Component manufacturing - Sleek and Economical

This article originally appeared in the German Magazine Fertigung

 

Werkzeug-Komponenten-Fertigung GmbH Sachsen (WKFS) primarily uses CNC machine tools to manufacture components for tools, fixtures and machine construction. For several years now, a powerful OMAX JetMachining 60120 waterjet system from OMAX distributor INNOMAX AG has been adding to the company’s machining...

Trim Your Tree With OMAX Holiday Ornaments for 2020

Everyone's holidays are full of special traditions, and at OMAX, we're no exception. Each year, we invite our employees to amaze us with creative holiday ornaments that showcase their inventive ideas and seasonal spirit – and the cutting capabilities of our abrasive waterjets. But this year is a little different. Out of an abundance of caution, we’re keeping our staff safely apart and...

Compact Cutting

Waterjets are an investment, not only in cost, but in shop floor space. Machine shops often utilize mills, lathes, multi-axis machine centers, grinders, EDM machines and precision hones. The goal of any shop is to add value to a product through the manufacturing process. A shop only has so much floor space to work with, and choosing the right tools to maximize efficiency is an art. Potential...

Cut Cool Parts With the Flexibility of Abrasive Waterjet Technology

Abrasive waterjets easily cut a wide variety of materials and cutting challenges, including thin or thick material, glass, carbon-fiber composites, titanium and special surface textures. But once you get accustomed to the power and versatility of these machines, it's easy to overlook their incredible creative potential.

Along with mainstream parts, our customers cut some exciting...

Bringing real-world metal fabricating to college

Today’s engineering students are bright and very good conceptual thinkers. Jensen said that where they might fall short is in the hands-on experiences of actually building things and rebuilding them when they don’t quite work. But engineering labs like Oregon State’s are designed to help introduce them to the real-world technologies that make the computer work a reality. That’s been a little...

Bendigo Tech School’s Multi-Tasking Abrasive Waterjet

Bendigo Tech School, in Central Victoria, Australia, is a centre of deep learning for secondary students that uses cutting-edge technology, discovery, and innovation to solve real-world problems. Hosted by La Trobe University Bendigo, the tech school provides advanced STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) programming to prepare young people for the future of work....

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