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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...

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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...

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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

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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...

The Gem That Makes the Cut: Garnet's Role in Abrasive Waterjet

Abrasives have cut and shaped materials for centuries, all the way back to the invention of sandpaper in 13th-century China. Among abrasive products, one mineral – garnet – has risen to dominate the industry, and that same natural material dominates in the abrasive waterjet market. Garnet's physical properties, global availability and low cost make it ideal for waterjet operations as well as...

Accessory Comparison: A-Jet vs. Tilt-A-Jet

As a powerful and fast way to handle virtually any material, abrasive waterjets are superior to laser, plasma and wire EDM for the overwhelming majority of applications. However, water behaves quite differently from those other cutting processes, and for many applications, the taper it produces would require additional machining or finishing. To address this, OMAX offers a complete range of...

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Make This Your “Zero Downtime” Year

A new year means a clean slate, a fresh start – and for your shop, it’s a new opportunity to improve your operations, boost your productivity and maximize throughput. Of course, you can't achieve any of these goals if your waterjet is down. To make 2021 your shop’s best year ever, it’s vital to prepare for the issues you know you’ll face so you can focus on...

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