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Creating a Technical Support Report

OMAX’s co-founder and CEO, Dr. John Cheung, has always expressed after-sales service as a touchtone of the OMAX experience. As part of your OMAX abrasive waterjet purchase, you have complete access to OMAX’s superior customer support. From software installation issues to question on cutting methods, our staff is trained to answer any and all questions that you may have.

Often when you...

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K&W Tool and Machine Inc. Cuts into the Future with Waterjet

From .03 in. sheets of aluminum to 6 in. plates of steel, K&W Tool and Machine Inc. is using their dual OMAX JetMachining® Centers to cut everything that comes through their door.

K&W Tool was founded in 1998 by Joe Kohn. Originally the operation was ran out of a 2500 sq. ft. pole barn behind Kohn’s house in Sheridan, Michigan. “Joe completed his...

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Precision Practices: Lead-ins and Lead-outs

OMAX waterjet machines are designed for high-precision machining. A combination of meticulous mechanics, rigid construction, and velocity control from the software ensures the highest degree of precision in the machined parts. Even with all that precision built in, you, as the operator, are able to hone that precision further by implementing a few fundamental practices. In OMAX’s Intelli-MAX...

Shop Breaks from Pack with Waterjet Cutting

Shop Breaks from Pack with Waterjet Cutting

After spending 22 years as a CNC machinist in the Indianapolis area, Richie Price, in 2015, launched his own business…“backwards,” he says, half-jokingly. Instead of adding waterjet capabilities after starting with mills, lathes and other conventional machining processes, Price’s carefully researched business plan called for launching RPM Design in Brownsburg, IN, with a single waterjet-...

Zenith Custom Creations in South Australia

Zenith Custom Creations Embraces Abrasive Waterjet in Manufacturing Custom Transport Engineering

“Improved quality of our end product, improved productivity and time efficiency.”

Craig Vanderstelt started manufacturing trailers in 2001 when a friend asked him to build a transport rig for a sprint car - a high-powered race car designed to compete on short dirt tracks. Vanderstelt took a leave from his job, rented a small shed, designed, and built the trailer. Word got out about...

OMAX's Itella-MAX is a complete software package for waterjet cutting

Streamlining Waterjet Efficiencies

In the motorsport world, it’s not the fastest driver, but the best driver that’s going to win the race. And this concept lends itself well to waterjet cutting processes knowing when to cut faster on those commonline straight edges and how to dial the speed back a few notches to get those smooth corners or beveled edges.

Waterjet cutting technology has certainly been around for...

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OMAX to Showcase Versatility of Waterjet Cutting Technology at IMTS

KENT, Wash., May 7, 2018 - At IMTS 2018, OMAX Corporation will highlight how the latest advancements in abrasive waterjet cutting machine technology meets a variety of specific manufacturing and educational needs. The company will demonstrate these systems in booth #236222 and in the Smartforce Student Summit, where students and teachers can explore new...

GlobalMAX 1530

OMAX Corporation Announces New Demo Center in Shanghai, China

KENT, Wash., May 1, 2018 - OMAX® Corporation, a global leader in advanced abrasive waterjet technology, is featuring its GlobalMAX 1530 and ProtoMAX abrasive waterjets at the AMT Shanghai Technology and Service Center. Hands-on software and machine demonstrations as well as application support will be provided by OMAX personnel at the site.

The size and complexity of the China market...

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Waterjet Expands Possibilities at Valve and Pipe Manufacturer

Nestled in province of Vicenza at the base of the Italian Alps, CEAP Srl has been producing valves and switches for over 40 years. Working with cast iron, stainless steel, and bronze, CEAP manufactures knife gate valves, 30-degree gate valves, rhomboidal passage valves, and 3- & 4-way deviators. Their products have uses in food, chemical, pharmaceutical, construction, petrochemical, and...

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Nesting: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

No matter how you cut a part, there will always be scrap material. In an ideal world, there would be no scrap and for every sheet of material you purchase, you’d use up 100% of it. Reality, though, dictates that there will always be some waste material. How we minimize that waste is through nesting. In simple terms, nesting is packing as many parts into a fixed...

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