Tag: Lower Part Cost

Make the Most of Your Remnants with IntelliMax

This tip comes from longtime OMAX Regional Sales Manager Patrick Turpin, who oversees sales in Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

Did you know that IntelliMax has a “Remnant” capability? That’s right, you can manually track remnants and add parts to existing sheets, allowing you to save money by using as much of your material as possible. Let’s go over how the...

Complementary Machining: Adding a Waterjet to Your Machine Shop - Part 2

Every precision CNC machine shop contains multiple types of equipment. They often utilize mills, lathes, multi-axis machine centers, grinders, EDM machines, and precision hones. The goal of any machine shop is to add value to a product through the manufacturing process. Abrasive waterjet machines should have a common place within a machine shop because they add value by eliminating non-...

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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