Tag: Tilt-A-Jet

OMAX Introduces New Abrasive Waterjet Line to North American Market at FABTECH 2017

New GlobalMAX® abrasive waterjet product line has value and durability as priorities

KENT, Wash., Sept. 1, 2017 - OMAX Corporation will showcase their new GlobalMAX abrasive waterjets, a line of essentially-featured, reliable, and practical machine tools capable of cutting virtually any material, in Booth A4838 at FABTECH 2017 in Chicago this November. The GlobalMAX line takes...

Metal Cutting Service Increases Precision and Profits by Adding Waterjet

For JACQUET Italtaglio, saying "yes" to a request for custom cut thick stainless steel parts with tight tolerances and a fast turnaround time is part of everyday operations. That's because the metal cutting service center in Carré, Italy incorporated an OMAX 80X abrasive waterjet with a Tilt-A-Jet cutting head into their machine inventory.

JACQUET Italtaglio is part of...

OMAX Waterjet Helps Fabricator Rein in Costs and Expand into New Market

A supersonic jet stream of water and abrasive can cut through almost any material with high precision, a fabrication shop in Eugene, Oregon discovered.

Harvest Valley Specialties (HVS) was founded in 2008 to provide design and fabrication services to businesses in the Willamette Valley, including breweries and wineries. Known as "Oregon Wine Country," the Willamette Valley is...

OMAX Corporation Brings Waterjet Cutting Versatility and Precision to WESTEC

KENT, Wash., June 30, 2017 - At WESTEC 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase its OMAX 80X JetMachining Center with a Tilt-A-Jet® cutting head. Visitors to OMAX booth 1115 will experience how the versatility and high precision of OMAX waterjets make them an excellent complement or alternative to other conventional cutting machines.

Designed to accommodate large or multiple part...

Taper Compensation

The abrasive waterjet cutting tool consists of millions of tiny abrasive particles. All those particles are accelerated in the nozzle and perform the cut one impact at time. Depending on the cutting conditions, geometry of the cut, the material and other parameters, the cutting edge can take on different shapes that are commonly referred to as taper. A V-shaped cutting kerf will produce a part...

Waterjet Cutting of Indiana started with a business plan and an OMAX

Self-starter Armed with only a business plan, a shop owner selects the right machines to take on rising demand BY GRETCHEN SALOIS

Indianapolis, known as the Racing Capital of the World, is the city where competitors burn through parts as quickly as they complete laps. Drivers who complete the course achieve such feats of speed due to carefully engineered and reliably constructed...

Expanding Productivity in India With OMAX JetMachining Centers

When you are at the top of your game and lead the way, it is easy to rest on your laurels and be satisfied with your success. Not so with Techaids in India. Established in 1986, Techaids soon became a world leader in calender bowl manufacturing. A major requirement for paper and textile manufacturing, these calender bowls quickly established Techaids as a world leader in roll manufacturing,...

Finding a Competitive Edge

In 1982, Steve Van Dyke started making parts in the basement of his duplex apartment with a focus on delivering exceptional quality parts with excellent customer service. That business focus was a formula for success and what started out as a solo side job steadily grew into a thriving parts manufacturing company specializing in the production of unique, custom fixtures for the automotive and...

Controlling Taper

Types of Taper Inherent to Waterjet Machining

In waterjet machining, taper refers to a difference in the kerf width at the top of a cut and the kerf width at the bottom of a cut. A typical waterjet cut has a slight taper, the most common type being V-shaped taper.  This type of taper is generated because the jet stream loses some of its cutting energy as it cuts deeper into the material...

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