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Five Integrated Factors in High-Precision Machining

Manufacturers are always trying to find ways to improve their performance. Usually this is through eliminating downtime, minimizing scrap rates, ensuring consistency and producing high-performance precision parts at a reasonable price. When creating a manufacturing strategy to maximize profitability, manufacturers … Continue reading

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Accuracy Considerations for 5-axis Machines and Machining

One of the fastest growing segments of machine tool consumption and sales is that of 5-axis machining centers. Whether it is the attempt to “get it done in one” or just due to part complexity, more manufacturers and machine shops … 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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What Is 5-Axis Machining and What Can It Do For You?

5-axis machining is the ability of a CNC machine to move a part or a tool on five different axes at the same time. 3-axis machining centers move a part in two directions (X and Y), and the tool moves … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season!

Get Into the Holiday Spirit with OMAX! Get into the holiday spirit with OMAX, whether or not you have an OMAX waterjet! OMAX is offering all-new ornament designs, so jazz up your home for the holidays and take advantage of … Continue reading

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CAMM Metals Employee Profiled by CBIA

Jessica Templeton of CAMM Metals, a long-standing multi-machine owner of OMAX machines, is one of six Connecticut women recently profiled by the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) in their latest DVD, “You Belong: Women in Manufacturing”. The DVD will be … Continue reading

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