OMAX Social Media

OMAX Announces Two Promotions within Management Team

KENT, Wash., April, 23rd 2019 – OMAX Corporation is excited to announce two changes to our management team. Mike Ruppenthal has been promoted from Vice President of North American Sales to OMAX’s General Manager. Steve Ulmer has been promoted from Vice President of International Sales to Vice President of Sales.

For the past seven years, Ruppenthal has served as OMAX’s VP of North...

The art of waterjet cutting

You wouldn’t think a story involving conceptual art and a university-based maker space would have a lot to do with metal fabricating, but you’d be wrong in this one instance. In fact, if your shop has ever thought about expanding its cutting capabilities with a waterjet, you might want to keep reading.

The story begins in 2016 when the University of North Carolina-Asheville’s...

High School Robotics meets GlobalMAX

“The engineering program has three classes: Robotics, Design and Precision Machining, and Computer Science,” said Marcus Edwards, Terrell Independent School District’s (ISD) robotics coach and manufacturing teacher. “Our facility has three rooms that are 60x40 feet. There are 40 machines in these spaces that range from 3D printers to our GlobalMAX 1530.”

Two years ago, Edwards was...

Processing Power

By applying advanced cutting models and using built-in compensations for speed and acceleration, the right waterjet software is able to provide exceptional results in rapid high-precision abrasive waterjet machining.

Unlike many conventional machine tools, waterjet uses a flexible cutting medium. Using abrasive waterjet to cut, versus other methods, has a plethora of advantages (no...

Is Your Water Smelling … Pungent?

When you don’t use your abrasive waterjet for an extended period of time, you may notice that the stagnant water may start to produce an odor. What do you do about it? We’ll discuss this in a minute, but first let us note that OMAX does not recommend putting any chemicals into your tank.

OMAX doesn’t know what you are cutting and therefore doesn’t know how any specific chemical may...

Complementary Machining: Adding a Waterjet to Your Machine Shop - Part 3

Every precision CNC machine shop contains multiple types of equipment. They often utilize mills, lathes, multi-axis machine centers, grinders, EDM machines, and precision hones. The goal of any machine shop is to add value to a product through the manufacturing process. Abrasive waterjet machines have a common place within a machine shop because they add value by eliminating non-value-...

OMAX plans to join forces with Hypertherm, strengthening its waterjet industry leadership position

KENT, Wash. and HANOVER, N.H.—Mar. 20, 2019—OMAX Corporation, a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, plans to join forces with Hypertherm, a U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, following the signing of a definitive merger agreement that establishes OMAX as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hypertherm. Upon the closing of the transaction, expected on or around...

Pages

What can we help you with?