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Accelerate Automotive Production With Abrasive Waterjets

Combine an entrepreneurial spirit with a love for automotive excellence, and you'll find a long list of OMAX abrasive waterjet success stories that translate a vision of speed into real-world products. Because abrasive waterjets can cut just about anything – including materials and thicknesses that other methods can't handle – our hardware enables shops to save time, eliminate outsourcing,...

Food-Tech 2002's MAXIEM Enables Speed & Versatility

Food-Tech 2002 in Hungary uses their MAXIEM 1530 to cut stainless steel for canning & refrigeration equipment production. Citing economic and uptime advantages, Food-Tech 2002 has utilized waterjet as a central element in their shop. The versatility of the waterjet allows the company to cut plastic, aluminum and others of multiple sizes.

Maximize Productivity with OMAX Predictive and Preventive Monitoring

Production success depends on more than careful material selection, part programming and setup. OMAX IntelliMAX software makes every minute count, with real-time monitoring of equipment performance whether you're on or off the shop floor. Integrated software tools predict system behavior and video monitoring keeps on eye on actual performance.

To ensure that you can control, monitor...


Maximizing Material Utilization

An advantage of OMAX waterjet cutting is the leftover material skeleton from previous projects can be reused. By using the low pressure locating beam you can cut a new part out of an old scrap piece of material that already had parts cut out of it.


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Plan New Equipment Investments to Maximize Your Tax Deductions

When you're ready to add a new machine to your shop, an abrasive waterjet can expand your cutting capabilities and reduce your need to outsource processes. Along with the flexibility that an abrasive waterjet adds to your workflow, it also offers you a tax break. But phased depreciation means that you can't obtain the full deductible value of your investment immediately – unless you take...

How a waterjet helps to bring characters to life for Nashville designer

James Hudak is a machine shop manager. He works with six other individuals, two of whom are certified welders. The shop has a CNC vertical machining center, some manual mills, and a CNC router. It added a new waterjet cutting machine that has brought a new dynamic to the shop’s capabilities. The shop works on prototypes one day and has to knock out multiples of parts the next day. All in all,...

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Cutting Floor - Ivan Kondeykin Talks About Waterjet Service

Welcome to The Cutting Floor, a new series on OMAXtv where we talk to experts in the waterjet world about all things waterjet. Here is a wrap up of our series with Ivan Kondeykin where we talk about waterjet servicing and maintenance.

The Cutting Floor S1E8: Ivan Kondeykin Talks About Waterjet Servicing

  The Cutting Floor S1E9: Ivan Continues Discussing Waterjet Servicing...

Why Abrasive Waterjet Software Matters

Other cutting technologies use solid-material tools with fixed shapes, but abrasive waterjets use liquid sandpaper to cut solids, and that liquid constantly changes shape in response to part geometry, material thickness and density. The right software is critical to optimize the cut.

OMAX built its IntelliMAX software suite to model the performance of its hardware so it could control...

Let Abrasive Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet cutting compares favorably with other methods used to cut metal-alloy sheet and plate, offering reliable accuracy, quick setup time and fast cutting of a wide range of materials, without creating a heat-affected zone (HAZ) or altering material properties. Although abrasive waterjet may cut some materials more slowly than other processes, in the right application it can serve...


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