Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet cutting offers precise and versatile material shaping, ideal for intricate designs and precise cuts in your product manufacturing.

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What is Waterjet Cutting?

Waterjet cutting is a cutting-edge machining process that utilizes a high-pressure stream of water mixed with abrasive particles to precisely and rapidly cut a wide range of materials. In this process, the waterjet nozzle moves over the material guided by computer numerical control (CNC), allowing intricate and accurate cuts. Waterjet cutting's versatility accommodates various materials, from metals and ceramics to composites and plastics, making it a preferred method for industries requiring precision and flexibility in material shaping.

What Materials can be Waterjet Cut?

Waterjet cutting is a versatile process suitable for cutting a diverse range of materials. Common materials that can be waterjet cut include:

Advantages of Waterjet Cutting?

  • Precision: Provides high precision and accuracy, allowing for intricate and detailed cuts without heat-affected zones or material distortion.
  • Versatility: Waterjet cutting is versatile, accommodating a wide range of materials, from metals and ceramics to plastics, composites, and more. It can also accomdate much thicker material than traditional thermal cutting.
  • No Heat-Affected Zone (HAZ): The cold-cutting process eliminates heat-affected zones, preserving material properties and reducing the need for additional finishing processes.
  • Minimal Material Waste: Waterjet cutting minimizes material waste due to its narrow kerf width and efficient use of materials.
  • No Tool Changes: Unlike traditional cutting methods, waterjet cutting doesn't require tool changes, enhancing operational efficiency.
  • Environmentally Friendly: Utilizes water and abrasive materials, eliminating the need for hazardous chemicals or cutting fluids, making it environmentally friendly.
  • Reduced Machining Stress: The cold-cutting process minimizes thermal stress on materials, preserving their structural integrity.
  • Complex Geometries: Enables the cutting of intricate shapes and contours, supporting the production of complex components.
  • Multi-Material Cutting: Capable of cutting multiple materials in a single operation, improving efficiency and reducing the need for secondary processes.
  • No Material Hardening: Does not induce material hardening, facilitating further machining or assembly processes.
  • Low Noise Levels: Operates at lower noise levels compared to some traditional cutting methods, contributing to a quieter working environment.

Biggest Advantage

Material Versatility

The foremost advantage of waterjet cutting in manufacturing lies in its exceptional capability to cut through substantial thicknesses of materials. Unlike traditional thermal cutting methods, waterjet cutting is a cold-cutting process that doesn't introduce heat to the material being cut. This unique attribute allows waterjet cutters to efficiently and precisely cut through thick materials without compromising their structural integrity. This makes waterjet cutting indispensable for manufacturing high-quality components from a variety of materials, especially those sensitive to temperature variations.

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