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OMAX Waterjet Helps Fabricator Rein in Costs and Expand into New Market

A supersonic jet stream of water and abrasive can cut through almost any material with high precision, a fabrication shop in Eugene, Oregon discovered.

Harvest Valley Specialties (HVS) was founded in 2008 to provide design and fabrication services to businesses in the Willamette Valley, including breweries and wineries. Known as "Oregon Wine Country," the Willamette Valley is...

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National Science Foundation Investment Helps Meet Global Demand For Micro Abrasive Waterjet Technology

KENT, Wash., July 18, 2017 - OMAX® Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of computer-controlled abrasive waterjet systems, has produced the world’s most precise micromachining abrasive waterjet available with the assistance of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the US National Science Foundation (NSF).

The NSF SBIR program is a highly...

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5 Tank Tips for Better Abrasive Waterjet Cutting

Successful shops understand that a clean and well-maintained workspace is key to maximizing productivity. The workspace extends to the machinery. With abrasive waterjet machines, it extends to the tank. We’ve gathered five best practice tips to keep your abrasive waterjet tank in top condition and your production running at peak efficiency.

1. Rotate the Slats

The slats that...

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OMAX Highlights Waterjet’s Composite Cutting Capabilities at CAMX 2017

KENT, Wash., July 07, 2017 - At CAMX 2017, OMAX® Corporation will highlight the benefits and advantages of using their abrasive waterjets to machine composites and advanced materials in booth E48. Waterjet experts will discuss how recent advancements in waterjet technology have made these machines extremely precise and require minimal set-up time, even when cutting complex geometries....

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Taper Compensation

The abrasive waterjet cutting tool consists of millions of tiny abrasive particles. All those particles are accelerated in the nozzle and perform the cut one impact at time. Depending on the cutting conditions, geometry of the cut, the material and other parameters, the cutting edge can take on different shapes that are commonly referred to as taper. A V-shaped cutting kerf will produce a part...

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OMAX Corporation Brings Waterjet Cutting Versatility and Precision to WESTEC

KENT, Wash., June 30, 2017 - At WESTEC 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase its OMAX 80X JetMachining Center with a Tilt-A-Jet® cutting head. Visitors to OMAX booth 1115 will experience how the versatility and high precision of OMAX waterjets make them an excellent complement or alternative to other conventional cutting machines.

Designed to accommodate large or multiple part...

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OMAX Showcases a New Abrasive Waterjet Line at EMO 2017

KENT, Wash., 29 May, 2017 - At EMO Hannover 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase the newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet, in Hall 15, Stand E93. The GlobalMAX line brings value-priced abrasive waterjets with the OMAX guarantee to the global market. The OMAX 55100 and the latest generation MicroMAX abrasive waterjet systems will also be on display during the show, held...

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What Is A Cutting Model?

The abrasive waterjet cutting model is, perhaps, the most significant factor in propelling abrasive waterjets into mainstream manufacturing. Advancements in the OMAX cutting model have decreased part production times, increased cutting precision, and made OMAX abrasive waterjets very easy to program. Yet, there’s not much discussion about what a cutting model is, or what it does. This is...

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12 Tips for Cutting Glass with Abrasive Waterjet from OMAX

1. Fixturing It’s important to support the glass work piece from the bottom with something that provides even support, yet is soft enough so the jet doesn’t ricochet back into the glass and frost the bottom surface. Waterjet brick is a great option for this. Make sure the support surface is flat and uniform to avoid cracking the glass. Be sure that the glass work piece and the...

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Micro Abrasive Waterjet Machining with the OMAX MicroMAX

Around the globe, machines and their components are becoming smaller and lighter. The demand for high precision parts from advanced materials with quick turnaround time is growing. OMAX Corporation has answered this demand with the development of the latest generation MicroMAX® abrasive waterjet.

To cut material, an abrasive waterjet accelerates water to a high velocity jetstream...

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