In 2017 the demand for Water Jet Sweden’s FiveX machine systems has increased significantly. At the moment their production hall is filled with frames and equipment for new FiveX machines being built for customers in China, USA and Europe.
WJS launched a new unique micro cutting feature for its waterjet machines. To cut narrow incisions in hard materials with high precision requires a specially developed waterjet cutting process. FAWJ stands for Fine Abrasive Water Jet (micro waterjet, finecut), and is a unique and world-class cutting process launched back in 2008 by Water Jet Sweden. Since then, the technique has been applied to a specially developed precision machinery, designed to manufacture micro-components.
Flow International Corporation, one of the world’s leading developer and manufacturers of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet solutions for cutting applications, announced the release of the Mach 200, an entirely new waterjet system designed as a practical and flexible waterjet solution. The newest addition to the Flow Mach Series features world-renowned Flow waterjet technology which is backed by industry-leading FlowCare premier service and support. The Mach 200 is specifically engineered to affordably meet waterjet applications from stone to carbon fiber.
Beveljet 60 is a 5-axis cutting head made by Water Jet Sweden primarily designed for sheet material cutting, shaping parts with a 0-60 degree cutting angle. But with the programmable z-axis the cutting head can be used for much more advanced cutting jobs. Together with IGEMS new powerful CAD/CAM software for 3D cutting, IGEMS 3D5X, it turns quickly into a smooth free form cutting tool, with the ability to cut materials in different work planes.
At EMO Hannover 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase the newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet, in Hall 15, Stand E93. The GlobalMAX line brings value-priced abrasive waterjets with the OMAX guarantee to the global market. The OMAX 60120 and the latest generation MicroMAX abrasive waterjet systems will also be on display during the show, held September 18-23 in Hannover, Germany. Visitors will see live cutting demonstrations on all three waterjets and time studies run on the control software by software experts.
All water Jet Sweden machines are built for long life and high performance. A profitable investment for many years of competive advantage. These design principles also includes the new multipurpose, entry level T-model. We went into the production hall of Water Jet Sweden in Ronneby, Sweden, to have a closer look at some examples.
At Austech 2017 in stand 555, Headland Machinery Pty. Ltd. will showcase the versatility and high precision cutting capability of the MAXIEM® 1530 abrasive waterjet with an A-Jet cutting head. As an effective alternative to conventional machining operations, abrasive waterjet cutting provides an efficient way to process parts from virtually any material and a wide range of thicknesses with no heat-affected zone. The Austech show will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center 9-12 May and is Australia’s premier advanced manufacturing and machine tool exhibition.
For the great majority of waterjet owners in the U.S. and Canada, the answer is “no”. More than 90% of the water than comes from a city’s water supply in these countries can be used in an abrasive waterjet without any treatment. For those areas that fall into the exception, waterjet owners can save significant time and money by conditioning the water, no matter what brand of waterjet machine they’re running.