• MAXIEM 1515 Front
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  • MAXIEM 1515 Top
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  • MAXIEM 1515 Right
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  • Maxiem 1515 Left
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The MAXIEM 1515 delivers high performance in a compact package. With an ample cutting area that easily fits material stock, the 1515 is an excellent fit for fabrication and job shops. The highly efficient MAXIEM Direct Drive Pump delivers the highest nozzle horsepower in the industry for faster, more efficient cutting.

Units:
  • MAXIEM 1515 Front View

    10' 6" Height 3,200 mm Height
    MAXIEM 1515 Front
    9' 3" Length 2,819 mm Length
  • MAXIEM 1515 Side View

    10' 6" Height 3,200 mm Height
    MAXIEM 1515 Side
    10' 10" Width 3,302 mm Width

Machine Dimensions

Footprint * – (L x W) 9' 3" x 10' 10" 2,819 mm x 3,302 mm
Height ** 10' 6" 3,200 mm
Weight (tank empty) 3,000 lb 1,361 kg

Work Envelope

X-Y Cutting Envelope *** 5' 2" x 5' 2" 1,575 mm x 1,575 mm
Z-Axis Travel *** 12.00" 305 mm
Table Size – (L x W) 7' 4" x 5' 8" 2,235 mm x 1,727 mm

Standard Model Specifications

Speed 500 in/min 12,700 mm/min
Linear Positional Accuracy ±0.0030" ±0.0762 mm
Repeatability ±0.0010" ±0.0254 mm

* Footprint does not include controller or pump.

** With standard whip plumbing. Optional scissor plumbing reduces the height.

*** Additional accessories may reduce travel.

  • Fastest cutting speeds and best precision compared to any competitive abrasive waterjet in the industry
  • Backed by our exclusive Intelli-MAX Software with real world cutting data
  • Small, efficient footprint for minimal floor space utilization
  • The mobile control station allows operators direct and efficient access to the cutting process with storage for all of the tools and spares
  • Powerful all-in-one controller computer with large 23" screen
  • Drive system sealed against water, dirt, and grit
  • No tool changes & minimal fixturing dramatically reduce setup
  • Machines a wide range of materials and thicknesses, from metals and composites to glass and plastics
  • Leaves behind a satin-smooth edge, reducing secondary operations
  • Does not create heat-affected zones or mechanical stresses
  • No noxious gases, liquid or oils used in, or caused by, the machining process
  • Environmentally "green" system with quiet and clean operation with low electrical consumption
  • Shipped as a completely pre-assembled and factory-tested system
  • Designed and manufactured at the OMAX factory in Kent, Washington, USA
  • Standard patent-pending Intelli-TRAX traction drive inside the X-Y Axis beams fully enclosed inside coated steel covers
  • Standard Intelli-VISOR SE System Monitoring offers predictive maintenance and system monitoring to minimize unexpected downtime
  • Standard programmable Motorized Z-Axis with a precision OMAX MAXJET 5i Nozzle boosts productivity and process efficiency
  • Optional scissor-style hard plumbing adds another level of safety by using contained high-pressure components, as well as contributes to a smaller footprint, lower maintenance, and higher reliability
  • Optional Rapid Water Level Control for cleaner, safer, and quieter submerged cutting completes most work below 80 dBA
  • Optional Bulk Abrasive Delivery System transports garnet from the assembly's large hopper into the Zero Downtime Hopper located on the Z-Axis
  • Optional Variable Speed Solids Removal System (VS-SRS) designed for industrial use increases uptime through automated solids removal
  • Optional Intelli-CAM software program is available with two tools in one that can generate either 2D or 3D tool paths from 3D models.
  • Highly efficient, industry-proven direct drive pumps available up to 40 hp with operating efficiencies up to 85%
  • Uses substantially less cooling water than inefficient hydraulic intensifier pumps
  • Lowest electrical consumption compared to other pump technology

What Owners Say

  • The waterjet's cold cutting process is cleaner; we don't have to worry about modifying the chemistry of our specimens or intro­ducing heat.

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • Waterjet cutting technology has greatly increased our manufacturing capacity and given us the ability to cut virtually any metal, glass, plastic and composites. Anyone considering new equipment for cutting in manufacturing should explore waterjet.

    Tom Bezaire of CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd.
  • We came to the realization that waterjet was a critical tool for efficient prototyping for several reasons. It's faster, easier to set up and operate and handles more materials than traditional machine tools.

    Dr. Coope of British Columbia Cancer Agency’s Genome Science Centre
  • We were losing too much time with sec­ondary operations. In looking for a solution we had to carefully consider our equipment choices to avoid processing that might create heat-affected zones in the specimen or change its properties. The MAXIEM 1515 was modestly priced but provided a lot of capability

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • OMAX solved the 'concept to finished part' problem. What used to take weeks now takes only hours...

    Peter of Asterisk Inc
  • The motion control that OMAX has is superior to other machines that are out there. The things my customers comment on the most is the quietness of the machine and its accuracy and repeatability.

    Ted of Hydrocut Waterjet
  • Instead of three to four hours to take a specimen to rough finish with a saw, we can accomplish the same process in 45 minutes on the MAXIEM.

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • With reverse engineering, we've essentially been able to take blueprints, sketches, and mylars, scan them and input them into the OMAX software. We're able to trace over the original blueprint and use the scaling features to cut a prototype.

    Scott of Waterjet West
  • I advertise having the Tilt-A-Jet for cutting tight tolerance; however, when quoting a specific project I can use it as my secret weapon to meet my customer's accuracy guidelines. This allows me to produce taper free parts.

    Ed Wenz of MarZee Waterjet Services
  • The OMAX machine made it possible for us to survive during this very difficult economic period.

    Torres of Amaida Machine Shop, LLC
  • The waterjet gives our employees the opportunity to learn new skills and, because we can set it up for automated cutting to run unat­tended, it frees up our employees to focus on other mission essential tasks.

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • The dining table was a very exciting project which could not have been done without the OMAX.

    Peter of Carapace Armor Technology
  • In the morning, we can go through and cut an entire product out and have a prototype put together because we can do everything in-house and have the accuracy of the waterjet.

    Joel of Jacyl Technology
  • We can cut parts right to size with our OMAX machines. The machines' Tilt-A-Jet accessory, precision table motion and easy-to-use controls are what make that possible.

    Jack of Jack's Machine Co.
  • We realized how much money we saved if we kept most of our cutting work in-house instead of outsourcing.

    Mr. Makis of Custom Precision Technologies
  • Because of the OMAX waterjet machine and the ease-of-use with the software, it allows us to nest parts in materials and get more pieces per sheet.

    Shane of TruPart Manufacturing Inc.
  • It also gives us an advantage from a throughput perspective because we're able to provide near-net-shape specimens to other departments for the next steps in that material's certification procedure.

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.

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