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Sunkist - Buying a MAXIEM
Sunkist - Buying a MAXIEM

Part two of our Sunkist video, where Aaron Gorsky discusses the reasons behind purchasing the MAXIEM 1530 for his shop. Read

Ansaldo Nuclear MAXIEM 3060
Ansaldo Nuclear upgraded manufacturing capabilities with a MAXIEM 3060

Aquajet Machining Systems, the Chorley-based UK OMAX distributor, suggested the perfect machine solution for Heeley’s task – a MAXIEM 3060 JetMachining Center. A fast, smooth and exceptionally precise abrasive waterjet machining center, the MAXIEM 3060 is ideal for full-scale advanced manufacturing needs. Read

Building Better Fish Processing Machinery with Curio ehf.
Building Better Fish Processing Machinery with Curio ehf.

“Initially, the first waterjet was purchased to produce fish processing machinery on a relatively small scale,” explained Gunnarsson. “The biggest advantage is the cleanliness of the cutting process. Second is the fact that there are no emissions – air contamination – from the process. All you need is electricity, water, compressed air and abrasives.” Read

Waterjeting in Waikite Valley With Jemco Manufacturing
Waterjeting in Waikite Valley With Jemco Manufacturing

In June 2019, Jemco installed a GlobalMAX 1530 with a 30 hp pump. A value-focused abrasive waterjet, the GlobalMAX 1530 can cut almost any material and a wide variety of thicknesses without creating heat-affected zones. Read

Central Canadian Glass MAXIEM waterjet
Central Canadian Glass – Industry Leaders

Fogo Island Inn. New York Yankee Stadium. Shangri-La Hotel. These are just a few extraordinary projects produced by the glass architectural and design-focused Central Canadian Glass (CCG). Their large shop highlights an all-in-one method of production where fixturing, stonework, and metal are cut alongside glass. Committed to providing their clients a product of the highest possible quality with the best turnaround time, the Concord, Ontario-based fabrication shop has earned the right to be called an industry leader in custom glass. Read

Holly Yashi and the LightSail Project
Holly Yashi and the LightSail Project

OMAX abrasive waterjets have the ability to cut virtually anything, and that versatility means never having to turn down a job due to material restrictions. It also means a single waterjet can work across several different industries. For example, the same machine may cut jewelry one day and a part for an experimental space project the next. That is the case with Holly Yashi’s OMAX 2652 JetMachining Center. Read

Trupart Builds on a History of Manufacturing Innovation
Trupart Builds on a History of Manufacturing Innovation

With its state-of-the-art equipment – including lasers, 3D printers, and an OMAX abrasive waterjet – Trupart Manufacturing can fabricate components with nearly any material, no matter their shape or design. “Our shop cuts a wide variety of thicknesses and materials. Tungsten, titanium, steel, aluminum, ceramic, glass, plastic, rubber, foam, wood, and even the oddballs like speakers, connectors, computers and other random stuff our customers ask for,” said Prukop. Read

Titan Boats: Cruising through production
Titan Boats: Cruising Through Production

Once the waterjet was installed and the Titan team received preliminary training on how to use it, they got right to work. “We’ve gained speed in the fabrication of our vessels by being able to cut parts whenever needed,” Michell described. “A vessel build takes the better part of 2-1/2 to 3 months. If we had to outsource our cutting that could add an additional 4 to 6 weeks. We also get much better precision in part production, which makes for a lot less scrap.” Read

Engineering Custom Safety Solutions with Ash Safety
Engineering Custom Safety Solutions with Ash Safety

“Our OMAX waterjet allows us to produce ratchet rings from brass bronze for our load arrestor blocks, high performance rockers for vintage motorcycle championships, as well as custom marine engine transom plates and other various bespoke fittings,” said Andre Beard owner of Ash Safety. “Our APL Load Arrestors could hold rivet guns and tools with weights up to 800kgs each. Jaguar Land Rover used our APL’s as there was no other device on the market that could fulfill their exact requirements. The introduction of these units has significantly increased safety.” Read

Light and Water: Waterjet Shapes Micro Diamond Surfaces
Light and Water: Waterjet Shapes Micro Diamond Surfaces

It is often touted that OMAX® abrasive waterjets can cut virtually anything. Sometimes it is surprising what that can really mean. DiamArt is using their OMAX 2626® to cut metal, glass, carbon fiber, PVB and fabric coated in micro diamond. The result is a customizable brilliant material refracting light through millions of facets. “We currently work on a diamond surface made of micro diamonds with GECI certification, thickness 0.15mm and a carat weight of 0.06 carats cm²,” described Elisa Ferrari, Sales & Marketing Manager for DiamArt. Read

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