What kinds of materials can be cut with a waterjet?

A waterjet can cut both hard & soft materials including, but not limited to titanium, stainless steel, aluminium, munitions, exotic alloys, composites, stone, marble, floor tile, glass, automotive headliners & door panels, gasket, foam, rubber, insulation, textile, food and many … Continue reading

What are the basic components I will need?

Normal tap water, which is pressurized by an Electric Servo Pump. High pressure tubing through which pressurized water goes to the cutting head(s). If the material requires an abrasive to be added to the cutting stream, a pressurized vessel and … Continue reading

How thick can a waterjet cut?

It varies with the softness or hardness of the material being cut. This can range anywhere from a 1/4 inch up to 30 inches thick. Hard materials are normally cut within a 1/4 to 2.5 inch-range. This does not mean … Continue reading

How much does a complete waterjet system cost?

Total price is based upon the scope of supply required for your application. If you provide motion equipment (robot, gantry, etc.), waterjet components fall within the $US65k to $US100k range. Typical ballpark prices for a 2-axis abrasive system, range between … Continue reading

How does a waterjet work?

There are two main steps involved in the waterjet cutting process. First, the ultra-high pressure pump or Electric Servo Pump generally pressurizes normal tap water at pressure levels above 40,000 psi (2760 bar); to produce the energy required for cutting. … Continue reading