Tag: Soft Metals

Liquid Potential

ERA Industries, Inc.

These excerpts are from "Liquid Potential," an article written by John Loos and originally published in Modern Metals, December 2008 Copyright Trend Publishing Inc.

One of OMAX's customers that recently discovered the versatility of waterjet technology is ERA Industries Inc., Franklin Park, IL, a privately held precision machine job shop with a focus...

Talented Local Students Collaborate With OMAX Corporation

Skunkworks Robotics

For six weeks this year, Aviation High School students met with OMAX engineers every Friday to cut aluminum components for a project they needed in a regional robotics competition, the 2010 Microsoft Seattle Regional. To science and technology enthusiasts, it's considered a robotics Final Four event spotlighting the next generation of talented engineers. The school...

Job Shop Perseveres During Start-up, Now Swimming in Orders

H2O Precision

As any new entrepreneur knows, starting a business can be at once an exciting and terrifying prospect.  However, for those with the pioneering spirit to push through the fear and reach for their dreams, incredible rewards can be realized.  H20 Precision founders Sean O'Shea and Dave Henderson are shining examples of how hard work and persistence can help dreams...

Gaining Confidence in the OMAX Waterjet Cutting Quality

CAMM Metals

Before acquiring OMAX equipment, CAMM Metals outsourced all of their cutting projects to a vendor. Over the past six years, the custom metal fabricator utilized OMAX abrasive waterjet technology to keep their work in-house, to increase flexibility, and to control lead times. Now, 95% of CAMM Metals' projects begin at an OMAX JetMachining Center. When meeting lead times became...

Waterjet to the Rescue

Alexis Fire Equipment

Firefighters are used to handling emergencies, but it just so happens that waterjets are equally capable of managing a crisis.  That's what the folks at Alexis Fire Equipment recently discovered when their 80160 JetMachining® Center played a key role in salvaging an aerial fire truck that was nearly destroyed during a wall cave-in.  Alexis Vice...

Brydge to Success

BrydgeWorks

When artistic passion, family experience, and happy coincidence combine with excellent timing, business can blossom. No one knows this better than Steve Brydge of BrydgeWorks Waterjet Cutting Services. His company specializes in architectural design and industrial cutting for business, government and manufacturing. With a Model 2652 and dual-head Model 80160, BrydgeWorks machines...

Artistry Behind the Scenes

Showman Fabricators

What do the Nightly News, a Broadway show, and a museum exhibit all have in common? Scenery engineered and constructed by Showman Fabricators, Inc. and expertly machined on a bridge-style OMAX JetMachining Center®. With an impressive project list that has included sets for the newly launched FOX Business Network, the CNN Communication Center, the GORE Capabilities and...

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