• MAXIEM 1530 Front
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  • MAXIEM 1530 Left
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  • MAXIEM 1530 Top
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Sep 24 - Sep 26

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Designed for a wide range of machining needs, the MAXIEM 1530 sets a higher standard for precision abrasive waterjet machining. The rigid tank design is scaled to handle common plate sizes with room to spare. The advanced linear motion system uses digital linear encoders to provide instant micron-level cutting head position feedback to the controller to assure accurate part production. Equipped with a diamond-integrated MAXJET 5i Nozzle, the 1530 can cut virtually any material quickly and efficiently, maximizing profitability.

Units:
  • MAXIEM 1530 Front View

    10’ 6” Height 3,200 mm Height
    MAXIEM 1530 Front
    14’ 1” Length 4,293 mm Length
  • MAXIEM 1530 Side View

    10’ 6” Height 3,200 mm Height
    MAXIEM 1530 Side
    10’ 10” Width 3,302 mm Width

Machine Dimensions

Footprint * – (L x W) 14’ 1” x 10’ 10” 4,293 mm x 3,302 mm
Height ** 10’ 6” 3,200 mm
Weight (tank empty) 4,000 lb 1,814 kg

Work Envelope

X-Y Cutting Envelope *** 10’ 0” x 5’ 2” 3,048 mm x 1,575 mm
Z-Axis Travel *** 12” 305 mm
Table Size – (L x W) 12’ 2” x 5’ 8” 3,708 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
Ballbar Circularity ±0.0050" ±0.1270 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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Excellent service. Answered all our questions and gave us some additional tips.

    Miles Pepper of Washington State University
  • 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.
  • 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

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