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Direct Drive Efficiency: Doing More with Less

The muscle behind waterjet technology is a high-pressure pump that converts electric motor horsepower to nozzle hydraulic horsepower. The more nozzle horsepower, the faster you'll cut. However, with two different pump types used in waterjet cutting systems - hydraulic intensifier pumps and crankshaft-driven direct drive pumps - how do you know which type is actually more effective? Here...

The Whole is Greater than the Sum of the Parts

When someone looks at adding an abrasive waterjet to their shop, there are many points to consider, such as the size of the machine and the operating requirements. Ultimately, though, it comes down to one thing: money. Whether saving it or making it or a combination of both, money is the dominant concern. With so many variables surrounding abrasive waterjet systems, it is easier for...

The Rest of the Story: Software's Effect on Cutting Speed

When it comes to evaluating abrasive waterjet performance, cutting speed is typically one of the most important attributes. There's been a lot of discussion in the industry around cutting speed and pump power. But that's not the whole story if you're cutting anything other than a straight line. If you're cutting parts with any kind of complexity, like corners, curves and...

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OMAX Corporation Expands Abrasive Waterjet Training

OMAX Corporation, a global leader in advanced abrasive waterjet technology, recently increased the capacity of its state-of-the-art training center in Kent, Washington, to provide OMAX and MAXIEM JetMachining Center owners with enhanced resources for improved productivity and profitability.

As a key element of the company’s headquarters and manufacturing campus, which spans more...

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OMAX to Host Autodesk Cloud-based Fusion 360 Presentation at FABTECH

KENT, Wash., Oct. 26, 2015 - At FABTECH 2015 in Chicago, OMAX® will host software provider Autodesk as it presents new simulation capabilities and further enhancements to its cloud-based Autodesk Fusion 360 in OMAX Corporation booth S2767. Curtis Chan, technical evangelist at Autodesk, will present on Fusion 360 at 11 a.m. on Nov. 9 and at 10 a.m. on Nov. 10, 11 and 12. He will also be on...

OESH shoes

OMAX Waterjet Technology Is Key to Healthier Soles

Turning concepts upside down and inside out to make a better, healthier product is what OESH is all about. The Charlottesville, Virginia company has revolutionized shoe manufacturing by designing a responsive sole integrated with the rest of the shoe in a unique way that ensures the foot always encounters a perfectly level surface.

OESH shoes, the brainchild of Dr. D. Casey Kerrigan,...

Brad Tumbleson

OMAX Corporation Names Brad Tumbleson Regional Sales Manager

In response to increased demand across the country for its advanced abrasive waterjet systems, OMAX Corporation has expanded its sales force. The Kent, Washington-based company has added Brad Tumbleson as regional sales manager to serve customers throughout Southern California.

In his position, Tumbleson will support existing customers that rely on OMAX Corporation’s abrasive...

OMAX Corporation Names Stephen Bruner New Vice President of Marketing

OMAX Corporation, a global leader in advanced abrasive waterjet systems, recently welcomed Stephen Bruner to its senior management team as vice president of marketing. Bruner joins the Kent, Washington-based company with nearly 20 years of B2B and vertical market experience executing highly successful integrated product marketing strategies that drive business growth.

Bruner has...

MAXIEM 1515

MAXIEM 1515 Demonstrates Waterjet Versatility at EMO 2015

At EMO 2015, OMAX® Corporation and distributor partner, ITEK VENEZIANO GROUP SRL, used the MAXIEM® 1515 JetMachining Center with an A-Jet cutting head to demonstrate versatility and value in abrasive waterjet machining.  

Perfect for use in job shops and metal service centers, the robust 1515 machine can productively cut stock up to 1.5 meters by 1.5 meters from a broad...

OMAX 60120

OMAX 60120 Represents Premium Waterjet Technology at EMO 2015

At EMO 2015, OMAX® Corporation and distributor partner, ITEK VENEZIANO GROUP SRL, showcased the OMAX 60120 JetMachining® Center with a Tilt-A-Jet® cutting head to demonstrate the value premium abrasive waterjet technology brings to advanced manufacturing environments focused on cutting materials with high speed and precision.

Perfect for high-volume production, the 60120...

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