Category Archives: Maxiem Waterjets

Is abrasive waterjet the right tool for machining composites?

With the use of composite materials increasing every year, more and more customers are pursuing the best method for machining it for their specific application.  In many cases an abrasive waterjet is the perfect tool for the job.  The waterjet … Continue reading

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Year End Machine Buying

As the end of 2018 approaches many of our customers are looking to make a decision on whether to move forward on that new equipment purchase or not.  If you’ve gotten to that point you’re likely feeling the pressure of … Continue reading

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What to do with used abrasive?

Probably the most frequently asked question from new waterjet owners, or those considering a purchase is, “What do I do with the used abrasive/garnet?”  Considering that some machine set-ups can go through as much as 2 lbs/min of abrasive (the … Continue reading

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Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet cutting is a process capable of cutting nearly anything using highly pressurized water. Using the high-pressure waterjets, or a combination of water and an abrasive substance – this water can cut through food, glass, metal, and much more.  A … Continue reading

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The 90,000 PSI Myth

An established waterjet shop designed a part and then cut it on their new 90Kpsi 60HP intensifier pump. OMAX then cut the same part using their 4th Generation direct drive pump, the 50HP EnduroMAX®. With the same abrasive flow rate, … Continue reading

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5 Things to Look for Before You Buy a Waterjet

Get sample parts cut before you buy—it’s important to watch the part being made from start to finish, so visit a manufacturer’s showroom if you can. Seeing it made in person keeps a salesperson honest and allows you to see the process. The … Continue reading

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The value of OMAX abrasive waterjets: A case study

Last year WaneShear Technologies LLC fabricated their first machine, a unique lumber-cutting system that became a reality because of today’s advanced servomotors and high-powered computers. And it was OMAX Corporation that helped make WaneShear’s dream possible. With the sale of its first … Continue reading

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