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Machining glass with abrasive waterjet

Abrasive waterjets today also used to cold cut everything from 1mm thick chemically toughened glass for cell phones and appliances to six-layered bullet proof glass.

Waterjet and laser cutting: a perfect pair

To stay competitive, shorten lead times, and increase the markets they can serve, many laser job shops are adding abrasive waterjets to their machining equipment inventory. To uncover why the relatively new waterjet cutting method is gaining popularity with these traditional machining shops, let’s first take a look at how each technology works.