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Metal Cutting Service Increases Precision and Profits by Adding Waterjet
Metal Cutting Service Increases Precision and Profits by Adding Waterj

For JACQUET Italtaglio, saying "yes" to a request for custom cut thick stainless steel parts with tight tolerances and a fast turnaround time is part of everyday operations. That's because the metal cutting service center in Carré, Italy incorporated an OMAX 80X abrasive waterjet with a Tilt-A-Jet cutting head into their machine inventory. Read

Expanding Productivity in India With OMAX JetMachining Centers
Expanding Productivity in India With OMAX JetMachining Centers

At the time, imported Chinese waterjet systems were making an appearance in India. Mr. Singh researched those machines, as well as other manufacturers, and following a trip to INNOMAX in Germany, the decision was made to purchase an OMAX 55100 JetMachining Center with a Tilt-A-Jet taper-eliminating cutting head. Read

Finding a Competitive Edge
Finding a Competitive Edge

A key component that sets Tool Technologies apart from competitors is the ability to produce close-tolerance parts from virtually any material. Contributing to this competitive advantage are two abrasive waterjets, an OMAX 55100 and a MAXIEM 1530. With the waterjets, the Tool Technologies team is able to machine fixtures, jigs, mixer plates, bus bars, and other parts, all with stunning accuracy. Read

Liquid Potential
Liquid Potential

One of OMAX's customers that recently discovered the versatility of waterjet technology is ERA Industries Inc., Franklin Park, IL, a privately held precision machine job shop with a focus on components for military vehicles and commercial aerospace. In August 2007, the company purchased its first OMAX machine, a 55100 JetMachining Center, a Tilt-A-Jet, and programmable Rotary Axis to process titanium and exotic alloys specified by the government for use in commercial and military turbine components. Read

Adapting for the Future
Adapting for the Future

"We will take an OMAX waterjet as soon as you can get us one," Mr. Phillips said to the field representative. The responsive OMAX customer service left a positive impression with him when OMAX quickly offered a floor model previously demonstrated at a trade show. Read

Waterjet West's Versatile Service Applies Manufacturing Engineering Expertise
Waterjet West's Versatile Service Applies Engineering Expertise

Another market ripe for abrasive waterjet cutting is with hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical actuators. Factories, plants, and utility companies all utilize these actuators, and often times these are custom built. This means they require custom parts when they break down, and the abrasive waterjet is the perfect solution, with its ability to quickly machine parts in almost any material up to several inches thick. Read

Job Shop Combines Waterjet Cutting With EDM
Job Shop Combines Waterjet Cutting With EDM

Jack McGrail is so confident of his job shop's abilities and those of his OMAX® abrasive waterjet cutting systems that he will, every once in a while, cut a potential customer's part for free just to prove the point. And in those rare occasions when he does, the scenario typically involves parts that the customer is convinced should be done on the shop's wire EDM equipment. Read

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