If you made it to Chicago for FABTECH 2021, you saw plenty of technologies that claimed to improve your work and your workflow. At the OMAX booth, we proved what we can do for you. With a trio of demonstrations, we showed you how our abrasive waterjets can give your shop the versatility to tackle virtually every type of project and material. That's one of the biggest assists waterjets give you...
With an OMAX abrasive waterjet in your shop, sometimes you will come across a new material that has an unknown machinability. Here's how you can determine the proper cutting speed for a new material.
Because of the materials involved in electric vehicle (EV) production, manufacturers have learned to rely on the unique flexibility, precision and versatility that abrasive waterjets offer. What other cutting technology can move from inches-thick steel and aluminum to plastic, foam rubber and carbon fiber – without changing a cutting head? Only waterjets can master all these materials and so...
Sometimes you need use your waterjet to cut a feature precisely within an existing shape. Here's how to use the Low Pressure Locating Beam to do just that.
See how Emil at Octaser SRL has used his MAXIEM 1530 abrasive waterjet to grow a business focused on quality products with quick turn arounds times. Octaser works as a job shop as well as developing their own decorative metal products.
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 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.
Welcome to The Cutting Floor, a new series where we talk to experts in the waterjet world about all things waterjet. In this recap of the series, we'll be looking at all of Tim Holcomb's interviews discussing tips and tricks from an applications specialist.
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...
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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