Sourcing Ultra High Pressure Tubing for Water Jet Cutting Systems

Waterjet cutting delivers ultra-high water pressures ranging from 60,000 psi up to 90,000 psi. And while the incoming water is not under high pressure, the jet stream produced by the pump is, and needs to be routed with specialized high pressure ...

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Our Internet Guide to All Things Water Jet Cutting

There is a lot of information on the web about water jet cutting systems, their applications, and the companies/brands that serve the industry. However, it's hard to know what to trust. What's accurate? What sources contain accurate information? 

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What is Visual Management and Predictive Maintenance? How Does it Apply to Water Jet Cutting Systems?

Everyone understands the value of timely routine maintenance for all high-precision cutting and machining tools, including waterjet cutting equipment and high pressure pumps. Done correctly, per a recommended schedule, you experience higher uptime ...

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What Stone Fabricators and Countertop Fabricators Need to Know About Stone Cutting with Water Jet Machines

Nature has been cutting and carving stone for billions of years. Nothing can resist the unrelenting force of water. Take the Grand Canyon, for example. Now that is a masterpiece of stone cutting with water. However, as a fabricator working with ...

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Water Quality and Water Jet Filter Replacement Best Practices

The water used in a waterjet cutting system serves two distinct and different purposes, the cutting process and hydraulics cooling. Poor water quality, as measured by the volume of suspended solids, reduces component life and increases the system’s ...

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Yeah, You Can Cut That with Water Jet Machines (Part 2)

Thanks for continuing on to Part 2 where we explore the two different types of water jet cutting and the advantages and capabilities of each. Taken together with Part 1, you have an excellent overview of the most versatile cutting technology ...

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Yeah, You Can Cut That with Water Jet Machines (Part 1)

The first water jet cutting system can be traced all the way back to the mid-1800s when miners used high-pressure water to remove overburden in hydraulic mining operations. While crude by today's standards, it is notable for being the first ...

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Cutting Composite Materials with Water Jet Systems

According to an article by TWI, a composite material is:

"a combination of two materials with different physical and chemical properties. When combined, they create a specialized material to do a certain job, for instance, to become stronger, ...

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