GlobalMAX 1530 Abrasive Waterjet

GlobalMAX 1530 GlobalMAX 1530

GlobalMAX 1530

The GlobalMAX 1530 is a value-focused abrasive waterjet built to last, easy to use, and ready to handle your production needs.

  • Cutting envelope of 10' 0" x 5' 0" (3.04 m x 1.53 m)
  • ±0.003" (±0.076 mm) linear position accuracy

Waterjet system includes pump and software.

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  • IntelliMAX Global software uses our 4th generation cutting model to deliver the fast and efficient cutting
  • Innovative Omega Drive System provides smoother transition from rotary motion to linear motion compared to traditional rack and pinion drive systems
  • Omega Drive tooth engagement minimizes backlash and improves reliability

  • Designed and manufactured at the OMAX factory in Kent, Washington, USA
  • Does not create heat-affected zones or mechanical stresses
  • Machines a wide range of materials and thicknesses, from metals and composites to glass and plastics
  • No tool changes & minimal fixturing dramatically reduce setup

  • 1 year of free software upgrades
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Fee-based training available


Footprint (with pump)12' 8" x 11' 7" (3.84 m x 3.53 m)
Height (with whip plumbing)9' (2.74 m)
Operating Weight12,093 lb (5,485 kg)
Weight (tank empty)4,824 lb (2,188 kg)
X-Y Cutting Travel*10' x 5' (3.04 m x 1.53 m)
Z-Axis Travel (with Motorized Z Axis)*5" (127 mm)
Table Size10' 2" x 5' 5" (3.10 m x 1.65 m)
Maximum Supported Material Load100 lbs/sq ft (488 kg/sq meter)
Electrical RequirementsVaries depending on configuration. (See pump specs.)
Noise LevelBelow 80 dBA at one meter for submerged cutting
Speed500 in/min (12.7 m/min)
Linear Positional Accuracy*±0.003" (±0.076 mm)
Repeatability*±0.001" (±0.025 mm)
Ballbar Circularity*±0.007" (±0.178 mm)

* Accessories may reduce travel. Accuracy specifications are at 72° F (22° C).


Direct drive technology proven in thousands of installations worldwide 
Efficient GlobalMAX pumps convert over 85% electrical power to pure cutting power

Learn more about OMAX pumps

 GlobalMAX 30 HPGlobalMAX 20 HPGlobalMAX 10 HP
Motor Power30 HP (22 kW)20 HP (15 kW)10 HP (7.5 kW)
MAX Jet Power25.5 HP (19 kW)17 HP (12.5 kW)7 HP (5.2 kW)
Output Pressure45,000 psi45,000 psi30,000 psi
Orifice & Flow Rate **0.015" / 0.96 gpm
(0.33 mm / 3.63 lpm
0.012" / 0.62 gpm
(0.30 mm / 2.35 lpm)
0.011" / 0.40 gpm
(0.28 mm / 1.51 lpm)
Footprint LxWxH52.5" x 31" x 42"
(1,334 mm x 787 mm x 1067 mm)
52.5" x 31" x 42"
(1,334 mm x 787 mm x 1067 mm)
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