Tag: Pumps

Buying a Waterjet: A Personal Journey

"Just when we were about to make a decision, we received an email from OMAX waterjets describing their new line of waterjets known as the MAXIEM. I was expecting to read the typical descriptions about the quality of the ballscrews, the precision and accuracy of the cuts, and of course the reliable and consistently high psi achieved by the hydraulic drive pump, but to my surprise, the MAXIEM...

OMAX Adds 10HP Direct Drive Pump as an Option for GlobalMAX Product Line

KENT, Wash., August 15th, 2018 – OMAX® Corporation expands its GlobalMAX® pump options with a 10HP pump for the GlobalMAX JetMachining® Centers. Designed for educators, job shops, fabricators, and manufacturers who need an economical, industrial abrasive waterjet, this new pump delivers 30,000 psi pressure to the cutting nozzle. The GlobalMAX product line with the 10HP pump offers all the...

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...

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...

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