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Venables Machine Works Trusts Their OMAX 55100 for Quick Turnarounds

Venables OMAX 55100

Off the Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Venables Machine Works Limited takes advantage of abrasive waterjet technology to beat tight turnaround times. “Meeting tight delivery deadlines helps promote Venables as a shop that will manufacture on time and on budget,” states Dan Wingerak, Venables’ Shop Manager and Vice President of Operations. Venables Machine Works…

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Join OMAX at IMTS 2018

imts 2018

See live demos of our latest abrasive waterjet machine technology. Find solutions to complement and improve your existing machining processes. OMAX Delivers More… Precision OMAX abrasive waterjets deliver industry leading part accuracy. Versatility OMAX abrasive waterjets can cut a wide range of materials and do more thanks to advanced technology and accessories. Value At OMAX…

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OMAX Adds 10HP Direct Drive Pump as an Option for GlobalMAX Product Line

OMAX 10HP Direct Drive Pump

OMAX® Corporation expands its GlobalMAX® pump options with a 10HP pump for the GlobalMAX JetMachining® Centers. Designed for educators, job shops, fabricators, and manufacturers who need an economical, industrial abrasive waterjet, this new pump delivers 30,000 psi pressure to the cutting nozzle. The GlobalMAX product line with the 10HP pump offers all the benefits customers…

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Creating a Technical Support Report

OMAX’s co-founder and CEO, Dr. John Cheung, has always expressed after-sales service as a touchtone of the OMAX experience. As part of your OMAX abrasive waterjet purchase, you have complete access to OMAX’s superior customer support. From software installation issues to question on cutting methods, our staff is trained to answer any and all questions…

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What Can You Do With Used Abrasive?

With subtractive machining processes, the discussion eventually turns towards what to do with the collected leftover bits. While CNC mills have to worry about material chips and oils, abrasive waterjet users have to deal with spent abrasive. With abrasive feed rates capable of exceeding 2lbs a minute, that spent abrasive can accumulate at a very…

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Precision Practices: Lead-ins and Lead-outs

OMAX waterjet machines are designed for high-precision machining. A combination of meticulous mechanics, rigid construction, and velocity control from the software ensures the highest degree of precision in the machined parts. Even with all that precision built in, you, as the operator, are able to hone that precision further by implementing a few fundamental practices.…

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Zenith Custom Creations Embraces Abrasive Waterjet

“Improved quality of our end product, improved productivity and time efficiency.” Craig Vanderstelt started manufacturing trailers in 2001 when a friend asked him to build a transport rig for a sprint car – a high-powered race car designed to compete on short dirt tracks. Vanderstelt took a leave from his job, rented a small shed,…

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ProtoMAX – The First High Performance Personal Abrasive Waterjet

protomax

ProtoMAX is the first high performance, personal abrasive waterjet. Engineered by the best minds in the abrasive waterjet industry and powered by OMAX technology, the revolutionary ProtoMAX is designed for quick and precise abrasive waterjet cutting. Capable of powering through almost any material, the ProtoMAX is the ideal solution for prototyping or small-scale production. With…

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What Is Nesting and Why You Should Do It

No matter how you cut a part, there will always be scrap material. In an ideal world, there would be no scrap and for every sheet of material you purchase, you’d use up 100% of it. Reality, though, dictates that there will always be some waste material. How we minimize that waste is through nesting.…

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Waterjet Expands Possibilities at Valve and Pipe Manufacturer

Nestled in province of Vicenza at the base of the Italian Alps, CEAP Srl has been producing valves and switches for over 40 years. Working with cast iron, stainless steel, and bronze, CEAP manufactures knife gate valves, 30-degree gate valves, rhomboidal passage valves, and 3- & 4-way deviators. Their products have uses in food, chemical,…

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Starting a business on solid ground

The Paolo brothers are craftsmen through and through. Keath cultivated an expertise in metal fabrication and machining. Deven discovered a love for drafting in high school shop class and completed engineering coursework while pursuing his degree in business management. Combining their skills, they founded a custom metal fabrication company in 2007 in McMinnville, Oregon called…

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