Tag: Taper Compensation

Machining Glass with Abrasive Waterjet

Thirty years ago, the abrasive waterjet process was primarily reserved for cutting 2D geometries in relatively thin aluminum, and the quality of the cuts were very rough to say the least. Today, in addition to cutting all thicknesses of aluminum and other metals, accuracy has improved to fractions of a millimeter. Additionally, abrasive waterjets are also used to cold cut everything from 1mm...

OMAX to Show How Waterjet Technology Improves Productivity at FABTECH

At FABTECH 2015, taking place November 9-12 at McCormick Place in Chicago, OMAX® Corporation will demonstrate its OMAX 80X and MAXIEM® 1515 JetMachining® Centers loaded with efficient direct drive pumps, advanced accessories and the latest Intelli-MAX® Software Suite in booth S2767. Attendees will also have the opportunity to speak with abrasive waterjet experts inside the...

Machining Composites With Abrasive Waterjet

Cutting composite material is a perfect application for abrasive waterjets. A precision waterjet with a taper compensating head will machine 1/4" thick carbon fiber as fast as 180 inches/minute at 60,000 psi with taper of less than 0.001" per side. And 13/16" thick G10 can be machined as fast as 40 inches/minute at 60,000 psi with the same precision.

While speed and...

OMAX Corporation Showcases A-Jet Capabilities at WMTS 2015

At Canada’s Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS), OMAX Corporation showcased the expanded taper control capabilities of its popular A-Jet cutting head, which are made possible through the company's Intelli-MAX® Software Suite for OMAX JetMachining Centers. A special feature within the intuitive software improves the performance of the A-Jet, enables the A-Jet accessory to...

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