• MicroMAX Front Closed
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  • MicroMAX Left Closed
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The MicroMAX JetMachining Center is the ideal solution for ultra-precision abrasive waterjet machining. Utilizing advanced high-precision optical linear encoders, innovative vibration isolation, and proven software control systems, the MicroMAX JetMachining Center is capable of a positioning accuracy of less than five microns while retaining all the advantages of abrasive waterjet machining. The MicroMAX can machine stainless steel, titanium, carbon fiber, PEEK, glass, nitinol, graphite, copper, composites, laminates, and more, with high precision and smooth finishing, for either prototyping or production.

Units:
  • OMAX MicroMAX Front View

    7' 0" Height 2,134 mm Height
    MicroMAX Front
    6' 2" Length 1,880 mm Length
  • OMAX MicroMAX Side View

    7' 0" Height 2,134 mm Height
    OMAX MicroMAX Side
    7' 0" Width 2,134 mm Width

Machine Dimensions

Footprint * – (L x W) 6' 2" x 7' 0" 1,880 mm x 2,134 mm
Height ** 7' 0" 2,134 mm
Weight (tank empty) 3,800 lb 1,724 kg

Work Envelope

X-Y Cutting Envelope *** 2' 1" x 2' 1" 635 mm x 635 mm
Z-Axis Travel *** 4.5" 114 mm
Table Size – (L x W) 2' 11" x 3' 0" 889 mm x 914 mm

Standard Model Specifications

Speed 100 in/min 2,540 mm/min
Linear Positional Accuracy ±0.0001" ±0.0025 mm
Repeatability ±0.0001" ±0.0025 mm
Ballbar Circularity ±0.0005" ±13 µm

* Footprint does not include controller or pump.

** With standard scissor plumbing.

*** Additional accessories may reduce travel.

  • Small, efficient footprint for minimal floorspace utilization
  • Very high precision with 0.1 micron linear optical encoder system
  • Highly rigid structure with low mass bridges and carriages
  • Stiff construction greatly reduces vibration and increases accuracy
  • Vibration isolation of table and gantries
  • All components have matched thermal expansion
  • Revolutionary patent-pending process for fine abrasive feed rate
  • Full enclosure with environmental controls provides quiet, safe and clean operation below 80db
  • Advanced pressure controls for piercing delicate materials
  • No heat-affected zones or mechanical stresses
  • Standard OMAX 7/15 Mini MAXJET 5 Nozzle acquires finer precision cutting capability with a 0.007" orifice and a 0.015" mixing tube combination
  • Standard Tilt-A-Jet taper eliminating abrasivejet cutting head
  • Standard Rapid Water Level Control for cleaner, safer, and quieter submerged cutting completes most work below 80 dBA
  • Machines a wide range of materials with high accuracy
  • Can machine hardened steel as easily as annealed steel
  • Easily cut non-conductive and reflective materials
  • Leaves behind a satin-smooth edge, reducing secondary operations
  • Shipped as a completely pre-assembled and factory-tested system
  • Designed and manufactured at the OMAX factory in Kent, Washington, USA

What Owners Say

  • Waterjet cutting technology has greatly increased our manufacturing capacity and given us the ability to cut virtually any metal, glass, plastic and composites. Anyone considering new equipment for cutting in manufacturing should explore waterjet.

    Tom Bezaire of CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd.
  • 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.
  • OMAX solved the 'concept to finished part' problem. What used to take weeks now takes only hours...

    Peter of Asterisk Inc
  • With reverse engineering, we've essentially been able to take blueprints, sketches, and mylars, scan them and input them into the OMAX software. We're able to trace over the original blueprint and use the scaling features to cut a prototype.

    Scott of Waterjet West
  • Because of the OMAX waterjet machine and the ease-of-use with the software, it allows us to nest parts in materials and get more pieces per sheet.

    Shane of TruPart Manufacturing Inc.
  • The waterjet gives our employees the opportunity to learn new skills and, because we can set it up for automated cutting to run unat­tended, it frees up our employees to focus on other mission essential tasks.

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • The motion control that OMAX has is superior to other machines that are out there. The things my customers comment on the most is the quietness of the machine and its accuracy and repeatability.

    Ted of Hydrocut Waterjet
  • 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.
  • In the morning, we can go through and cut an entire product out and have a prototype put together because we can do everything in-house and have the accuracy of the waterjet.

    Joel of Jacyl Technology
  • We like having a waterjet as opposed to plasma or laser because it's more diverse.

    Tim Trotter, President of Troco Custom Fabricators
  • The dining table was a very exciting project which could not have been done without the OMAX.

    Peter of Carapace Armor Technology
  • We came to the realization that waterjet was a critical tool for efficient prototyping for several reasons. It's faster, easier to set up and operate and handles more materials than traditional machine tools.

    Dr. Coope of British Columbia Cancer Agency’s Genome Science Centre
  • 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
  • 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
  • Instead of three to four hours to take a specimen to rough finish with a saw, we can accomplish the same process in 45 minutes on the MAXIEM.

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • We were losing too much time with sec­ondary operations. In looking for a solution we had to carefully consider our equipment choices to avoid processing that might create heat-affected zones in the specimen or change its properties. The MAXIEM 1515 was modestly priced but provided a lot of capability

    Brandon McVaugh of Laboratory Testing Inc.
  • The waterjet's cold cutting process is cleaner; we don't have to worry about modifying the chemistry of our specimens or intro­ducing heat.

    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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