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