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Fixturing for Abrasive Waterjet Cutting

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Compared to other cutting methods, the sideways forces of abrasive waterjet cutting are low and the downward force is concentrated to a small area. What many new waterjet operators are unaware of is that the jet drives a significant amount of air into the catcher tank that causes the water to bubble under the workpiece. That bubbling can easily lift the material and move it sideways.

Flexible gauging just got faster

Manufacturers using the Renishaw Equator™ flexible gauge now have even more options for inspecting parts right where they are being made – on the shop floor, in the toughest of conditions.  With the new TP20 touch trigger probe kit, Feature Compare and updated EZ-IO software, flexible gauging is now ultra-fast, simpler to setup and easier…