GlobalMAX 1508 Abrasive Waterjet

GlobalMAX 1508

The GlobalMAX 1508 is a compact, value-focused yet powerful abrasive waterjet.

  • Cutting envelope of 2’ 7” x 5’ 0” (800 mm x 1525 mm)
  • ±0.003" (±0.076 mm) linear position accuracy

Waterjet system includes pump and software.

GlobalMAX 1508
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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 & controller) 5'3" x 9' 2" (1600 mm x 2780 mm)

Height (with whip plumbing)

7'4" (2200 mm)

Operating Weight (with water in tank) 5290 lb (2400 kg)
Weight (tank empty) 3100 lb (1406 kg)
X-Y Cutting Travel 2'7" x 5' (800 mm x 1525 mm)
Z-Axis Travel 5" (125 mm)
Table Size 2' 10" x 5' 5" (864 mm x 1645 mm)
Maximum Supported Material Load 100 lbs/sq ft (488 kg/sq meter)
Electrical Requirements Varies depending on configuration. (See pump specs.)
Noise Level Below 80 dBA at one meter for submerged cutting
Speed 500 in/min (12,700 mm/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 HP GlobalMAX 20 HP GlobalMAX 10 HP
Motor Power 30 HP (22 kW) 20 HP (15 kW) 10 HP (7.5 kW)
MAX Jet Power 25.5 HP (19 kW) 17 HP (12.5 kW) 7 HP (5.2 kW)
Output Pressure 45,000 psi 45,000 psi 30,000 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 LxWxH 52.5" 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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Collision Sensing Terrain Follower

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Bulk Abrasive Delivery System

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Chiller System
Chiller System

OMAX Chiller supplies inlet water at a consistent temperature extending pump seal life for longer, sustainable production.

Laminar Filter
Laminar Filter

The Laminar Filter cleans overflow required for recycling through a closed loop system or for sanitary disposal.


Reverse Osmosis System
Reverse Osmosis System

The Reverse Osmosis System can remove 90% of total dissolved solid in water.

Water Recycling System
Water Recycling System

The OMAX Water Recycling System captures and reuses workable overflow water.

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