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Orthopedic Device Manufacturer Upgrades to OMAX Abrasive Waterjet with Great Success

HEXAGON Orthopedics is a medical device manufacturing company in Itapira, São Paulo, Brazil. Founded in 1988 by three enterprising brothers, the company designs, manufactures, and sells orthopedic implant devices and related surgical tools. HEXAGON has an extensive catalog of available products such as screws, plates and nails for fracture repair, components for prosthetic hips, and the...

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OMAX Introduces New Personal Waterjet Cutter

The ProtoMAX® abrasive waterjet is designed for prototyping, light industry, technical education, artists and the maker movement

KENT, Wash., Sept. 26, 2017 - OMAX Corporation announced the release of the new ProtoMAX abrasive waterjet, a compact, self-installed cutting system ideally suited for prototyping and relatively low volume cutting of almost any material under 2”...

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OMAX Introduces New Abrasive Waterjet Line to North American Market at FABTECH 2017

New GlobalMAX® abrasive waterjet product line has value and durability as priorities

KENT, Wash., Sept. 1, 2017 - OMAX Corporation will showcase their new GlobalMAX abrasive waterjets, a line of essentially-featured, reliable, and practical machine tools capable of cutting virtually any material, in Booth A4838 at FABTECH 2017 in Chicago this November. The GlobalMAX line takes...

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Abrasive Waterjet Automation Cuts Production Time and Scrappage Rates for Manufacturer of Stainless Steel Equipment

"The waterjet has revolutionised our business!"

Diamond Stainless specialise in manufacturing commercial kitchens, domestic benches, outdoor BBQ areas, wall panelling and cover panels, all manufactured in stainless steel. Using traditional sheet metal production practises, the highly skilled fabricators were producing everything by hand. With their client base growing and...

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Metal Cutting Service Increases Precision and Profits by Adding Waterjet

For JACQUET Italtaglio, saying "yes" to a request for custom cut thick stainless steel parts with tight tolerances and a fast turnaround time is part of everyday operations. That's because the metal cutting service center in Carré, Italy incorporated an OMAX 80X abrasive waterjet with a Tilt-A-Jet cutting head into their machine inventory.

JACQUET Italtaglio is part of...

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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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