• OMAX 160X Front
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  • OMAX 160X Left
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  • OMAX 160X Top
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The OMAX 160X Series are the largest OMAX machines. This series features Intelli-TRAX, the high-precision linear drive technology designed exclusively for the abrasive waterjet environment. These robust and reliable cutting machines maximize production and profitability. All 160X models come with the durable, factory-aligned OMAX MAXJET5i Nozzle and a Bulk Abrasive Delivery System. The OMAX 160X is ideal for cutting larger or multiple part projects.

Units:
  • OMAX 160X Front View

    11’ 0” Height 3,353 mm Height
    OMAX 160X Front
    29’ 4” Length 8,941 mm Length
  • OMAX 160X Side View

    11’ 0” Height 3,353 mm Height
    OMAX 160X Side
    21’ 8” Width 6,604 mm Width

NOTE: The technical specifications listed below are for the OMAX 160X. See the model comparison for details on the other machines in the series.

Machine Dimensions

Footprint * – (L x W) 29’ 4” x 21’ 8” 8,941 mm x 6,604 mm
Height ** 11’ 0” 3,353 mm
Weight (tank empty) 21,000 lb 9,525 kg

Work Envelope

X-Y Cutting Envelope *** 26’ 8" x 13’ 4” 8,128 mm x 4,064 mm
Z-Axis Travel *** 8” 203 mm
Table Size – (L x W) 21’ 7” x 14’ 9” 6,579 mm x 4,496 mm

Standard Model Specifications

Speed 350 in/min 8,890 mm/min
Linear Positional Accuracy ±0.0010" ±0.0254 mm
Repeatability ±0.0010" ±0.0254 mm
Ballbar Circularity ±0.0050" ±0.1270 mm

* Footprint includes controller but not the pump.

** With standard scissor plumbing.

*** Additional accessories may reduce travel.

OMAX 160X Series Model Comparison

Model Footprint (L x W) Table Size - (L x W) Cutting Envelope (X x Y)  
160X/S
29'4" x 21'8"
8,940 mm x 6,604 mm
21'7" x 14'9"
6,579 mm x 4,496 mm
20'0" x 13'4"
6,096 mm x 4,064 mm
160x/S
160X
35'9" x 21'8"
10,897 mm x 6,604 mm
28'3" x 14'9"
8,611 mm x 4,496 mm
26'8" x 13'4"
8,128 mm x 4,064 mm
160x
160X-1
42'7" x 21'8"
12,979 mm x 6,604 mm
34'10" x 14'9"
10,617 mm x 4,496 mm
33'4" x 13'4"
10,160 mm x 4,064 mm
160x-1
160X-2
49'3" x 21'8"
15,011 mm x 6,604 mm
41'8" x 14'9"
12,700 mm x 4,496 mm
40'0" x 13'4"
12,192 mm x 4,064 mm
160x-2
160X-3
56'0" x 21'8"
17,069 mm x 6,604 mm
48'6" x 14'9"
14,783 mm x 4,496 mm
46'8" x 13'4"
14,224 mm x 4,064 mm
160x-3
  • Fastest cutting speeds and best precision compared to any competitive abrasive waterjet in the industry
  • Backed by our exclusive Intelli-MAX Software with real world cutting data
  • Robust and accurate design for tight tolerance cutting and reliable operation
  • Small, efficient footprint for minimal floorspace utilization
  • Easy operator access to the work area
  • Precision X-Y Axis rigidly mounted to the cutting table
  • Pre-loaded linear bearings and precision ball screws
  • Drive system sealed against water, dirt, and grit
  • No tool changes & minimal fixturing dramatically reduce setup
  • Machines a wide range of materials and thicknesses, from metals and composites to glass and plastics
  • Leaves behind a satin-smooth edge, reducing secondary operations
  • Does not create heat-affected zones or mechanical stresses
  • Environmentally "green" system uses only natural garnet abrasive and water in the cutting process
  • No noxious fumes, liquid or oils used in, or caused by, the machining process
  • Shipped as a completely pre-assembled and factory-tested system
  • Designed and manufactured at the OMAX factory in Kent, Washington, USA
  • Standard programmable Motorized Z-Axis with a precision OMAX MAXJET 5i Nozzle boosts productivity and process efficiency
  • Standard Intelli-CAM software program is available with two tools in one that can generate either 2D or 3D tool paths from 3D models.
  • Standard Intelli-VISOR SE System Monitoring offers predictive maintenance and system monitoring to minimize unexpected downtime
  • Standard patent-pending Intelli-TRAX traction drive inside the X-Axis beams fully enclosed inside coated steel covers
  • Standard scissor-style hard plumbing adds another level of safety by using contained high-pressure components, as well as contributes to a smaller footprint, lower maintenance, and higher reliability
  • Standard Rapid Water Level Control for cleaner, safer, and quieter submerged cutting completes most work below 80 dBA
  • Standard 600 lb Bulk Abrasive Delivery System transports garnet from the assembly's large hopper into the Zero Downtime Hopper located on the Z-Axis
  • Optional DualBRIDGE System can be used to increase machining capability
  • Optional Tilt-A-Jet taper eliminating abrasivejet cutting head
  • Optional Variable Speed Solids Removal System (VS-SRS) designed for industrial use increases uptime through automated solids removal
  • High efficiency EnduroMAX pump system available in 30 hp, 40 hp, 50 hp or 100 hp with operating efficiencies up to 85%
  • EnduroMAX pump technology delivers the highest nozzle horsepower in the industry for faster and more efficient cutting
  • Highly robust and reliable pump design capable of over 1,000 hours between maintenance

What Owners Say

  • We can cut parts right to size with our OMAX machines. The machines' Tilt-A-Jet accessory, precision table motion and easy-to-use controls are what make that possible.

    Jack of Jack's Machine Co.
  • We realized how much money we saved if we kept most of our cutting work in-house instead of outsourcing.

    Mr. Makis of Custom Precision Technologies
  • I advertise having the Tilt-A-Jet for cutting tight tolerance; however, when quoting a specific project I can use it as my secret weapon to meet my customer's accuracy guidelines. This allows me to produce taper free parts.

    Ed Wenz of MarZee Waterjet Services
  • It also gives us an advantage from a throughput perspective because we're able to provide near-net-shape specimens to other departments for the next steps in that material's certification procedure.

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • The OMAX machine made it possible for us to survive during this very difficult economic period.

    Torres of Amaida Machine Shop, LLC

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