Tilt-A-Jet

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The Tilt-A-Jet represents the latest OMAX innovation in the continuing search for more accurate abrasive waterjet machining. The Tilt-A-Jet lets the OMAX JetMachining Center achieve virtually zero taper with most materials. The Tilt-A-Jet can position the nozzle at an angle calculated by the software to exactly offset the taper from the abrasivejet. Taper doesn't disappear--it just gets moved to the scrap part of the material, leaving your part with exactly square edges.

  • Easily make interlocking pieces, dovetail fittings, and lead ins without taper to reduce secondary machining
  • Tilting point positioned at material surface to reduce X-Y motion
  • Easy to use, with no special programming required
  • Continuously adjusts at thousands of points per inch along path
  • Can be used on OMAX machines from the 2626 to the 160X
  • Automatic re-squaring feature ensures nozzle is square to the table
  • Ability to change angles quickly, further enhancing cutting speed
  • Compatible with Precision Optical Locator and Rotary Axis
  • Faster cutting of high precision taper free parts with no need to slow down to eliminate taper
  • Servo-controlled programmable precision Z-axis with 6” of travel
  • Faster cutting due to “tilt forward” capability
  • Advanced servo design results in virtually zero backlash
  • Programmable manual tilt up to ±9° for the maximum tilt angle
  • Automatic taper elimination without any programming

Options

  • Terrain Follower automatically adjusts to accommodate warped flat plate
  • Rotary Axis allows for complex 6-axis 3D parts and precision beveled pipe fittings
  • 0.030" Fusible Mixing Tube for finer kerf size

Requirements

  • A bridge-style OMAX JetMachining Center (for cantilever-style OMAX JetMachining Centers, contact an OMAX sales representative for details)
  • OMAX 9-axis PC-based controller
  • OMAX Intelli-MAX 18 Software Suite or later for taper compensation

Application Usage

Weld Prep Cutting

The A-Jet makes cutting bevels simple, and software controls help to eliminate taper.

3D Machining

Through advanced yet easy-to-use software enhancements such as XData, the A-Jet is capable of cutting complex three dimensional shapes quickly and accurately. Simply set the cutting angle to the drawing entity, and the software automatically sets the A-Jet to accurately and quickly cut the shape.

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