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Waterjet Machine Thrusts Ohio Fabricator Into New High-Tech Territory

As these requests increased, the company performed its due diligence, and decided on the Maxiem waterjet from Omax, which can cut parts from many materials, including metal alloys, plastic, glass, ceramics, stone and composites, directly from CAD drawings or DXF files. Read

The Promise of Waterjet Technology for Micromachining

The potential benefits of using waterjet technology to produce parts or part features smaller than 300 microns are compelling. Developers and researchers are getting close to breaking the barriers that stand in the way of micromachining in the 150- to 200-micron range and below. Read

2-D + 3-D = 5-axis waterjet cutting

While five-axis operations such as bevel cutting and other weld prep operations have been possible on abrasive waterjet machines for some time, the capability to process 3-D parts such as tubes and pipes on the same waterjet is relatively new. This is opening up new possibilities for metal fabricators. Read

Shop Capitalizes on Water Over Wire

Every once in a while, Jack McGrail will cut a potential customer's part for free, just to prove a point. These rare occasions usually involve customers who are convinced that the work is best suited for Mr. McGrail's wire EDM equipment. Typically, their initial skepticism becomes pleasant surprise with the revelation that he can meet required specifications in less time using abrasive waterjet machines from Omax (Kent, Washington). Read

OMAX Corp. Helps Judge Future Inventions

OMAX Corporation recently served as one of the highly influential guest judges at Georgia Institute of Technology’s latest Capstone Design Expo. Read

All In The Details

From metals to plastics, OMAX Corp., Kent, Wash., provides the tools to cut parts for heavy-duty regenerators as well as chisel intricate designs into statues and monuments. Today's manufacturers rely on the latest software to meet customer demands in an expeditious manner. Read

Waterjets Cut Through DNA

Cancer patients receiving treatment at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, have no idea that the same facility houses a working machine shop. This small, but well equipped, shop plays a key role in supporting not only patient treatments, but also cancer research, in particular DNA sequencing. Read

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