Tag: Titanium

Working with Titanium on a Waterjet

We often get asked, “Can an OMAX waterjet cut titanium?”

The answer is “Yes.”

Titanium is harder, but also lighter, than both aluminum and steel. If you have ever machined titanium on a mill, you know it has a tendency to be a very slow cut. However, with an abrasive waterjet, cutting titanium is fast and easy.

Here is a basic guide to...

Craftsmanship Empowered by Waterjet

The Willamette Valley has a history of fine craftsmanship. In the mid-1800s, pioneers that settled in the valley constructed hand-made homes and farmstead complexes, some of which still stand today. More recently, the region has become famous around the world for its handcrafted wines and beer. Residents and businesses in the area value high quality craftsmanship, and that’s one...

Did you know pure waterjets and abrasive waterjets are not interchangeable?

Waterjet machining has been around for decades. In fact, it is one of the fastest growing machining processes today, mainly due to its high versatility and ease of use. But when it comes to waterjet machining, there are actually two distinct types, pure waterjet and abrasivejet, and understanding the difference is important, if not critical.

Pure waterjet is the original form of the...

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