Tag: Intelli-MAX

Direct Waterjet Inc. Prefers Prototyping With Their OMAX Waterjet

Direct Waterjet, Inc.

After running their waterjet job shop for a couple of years, Direct Waterjet now cuts predominantly prototype projects, and the business redirection has been a real eye-opener for the owners. Trudianne Temple and Billy Wawak’s original business plan was to provide glass cutting services with their OMAX® 5555 JetMachining® Center, but now they only cut glass...

FusionTECH Develops Unique Stainless Steel Turnkey Solutions

FusionTECH

Plenty of thought goes into making food products safer and protecting the quality of prescription medicine. A small business based in Roseville, Illinois, offers a helping hand to companies required to comply with Food and Drug Administration standards. FusionTECH Integrated Inc. is a full-service fabricator bringing design concepts to completion with two 80160 OMAX JetMachining...

Most of WHOI's Ocean Vehicles Are One-Of-A-Kind

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is the world's largest, non-profit oceanographic institute that designs and builds underwater vehicles and research tools to help scientists explore the marine environment. They build vehicles to withstand pressure that exists three to four miles beneath the ocean's surface.

Most of WHOI...

A New Helicopter Model Built With OMAX Innovation

Robinson Helicopter

Frank Robinson has had a long history with helicopters. Fresh out of college, Robinson worked at Cessna on their Skyhook helicopter in the late 1950s, then spent time with Kaman Aircraft and Bell Helicopter before ending up at Hughes Helicopter, where he worked on their highly successful Hughes 500 design. In the early 1970s, though, Robinson saw a market for a small,...

One Remarkable Woman and Two Remarkable Machines

Stream Tek

True Grit: How One Remarkable Woman and Two Remarkable Machines Created One Successful Job Shop 

With the odds stacked against her as new business startup in a male-dominated field, Donna Lenzer, founder and owner of Stream Tek, quickly learned what it takes to succeed.  No stranger to the job shop, Lenzer spent six years learning the ropes in the very industry...

MarZee's Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Appeals to Revitalized and Aspiring Markets

MarZee, Inc.

According to Ed Wenz of MarZee Inc., business is picking up in fabrication houses across the Southwest. Local architectural projects once stagnated by the sour economy are buzzing again with activity, he said. So his seven OMAX® JetMachining® Centers continue to produce prototypes and production parts in a quick turnaround time to keep up with clients' demands.

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Verve & Vision Propel Local Fabricator Into the Future

Advance Waterjet and Design

When Scott Angus began working with abrasive waterjets twelve years ago, the technology was so new, few people had heard about it or used it. Having worked with a Wire EDM CNC machine for nearly a decade, Scott instantly recognized the potential of abrasive waterjets. "Waterjets being able to cut virtually all materials seemed like a reasonable market to enter...

The Art of Waterjet Cutting

Holly Yashi

Ever thought of an abrasive waterjet as an artist's tool? Most people haven't, but that is exactly what the California based company, Holly Yashi, is doing with their OMAX.  Holly Yashi designs and creates their own line of beautiful jewelry found in boutiques throughout the world.  Their staff of nearly 50 creates every piece in their multi-million dollar studio...

Job Shop Combines Waterjet Cutting With EDM

Jack's Machine Co., Inc.

Jack McGrail is so confident of his job shop's abilities and those of his OMAX® abrasive waterjet cutting systems that he will, every once in a while, cut a potential customer's part for free just to prove the point. And in those rare occasions when he does, the scenario typically involves parts that the customer is convinced should be done on the shop...

UBC Mentors Generations of Waterjet Savvy Engineering Students

University of British Columbia Engineering Physics School

Each school year, new engineering students at the University of British Columbia’s Engineering Physics School learn how fortunate they are to access a state-of-the-art machine shop for their academic projects. To become a well-rounded engineer, UBC students are encouraged to develop their inventions through rapid prototyping and...

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