How much is a water cutter?
It’s the only desktop machine that cuts virtually everything, including steel, titanium, aluminum, glass, stone, tile and carbon fiber. Traditional waterjets cost upwards of $100,000 and are too large and messy to fit in most workshops. WAZER costs $7,500.
What are the pros and cons of water jet cutting?
Advantages of Waterjet Cutting
- Cost Savings. One of its most prominent attributes if the fact that the cost of running a waterjet machine is cheap.
- No Chemicals or Heat.
- Precision or near-net shape cutting.
- Kerf Width.
- Blind Cuts.
- Hole Size.
- Lead In / Lead Out.
What tolerance can a water jet hold?
Accuracy. Flow waterjets can make parts to very tight tolerances, some systems can create parts with a tolerance as close as 0.001″ (0.025 mm). For waterjet cutting, typical part tolerances range from between 0.003″ and 0.005″ of an inch.
What materials can water jet cutters cut?
Waterjets are capable of cutting composites, metals, glass, stone, concrete, ceramics and rubber.
Who are the best waterjet cutting companies in the UK?
TMC are without doubt one of the UK’s premier waterjet cutting companies. We’re specialists in abrasive and non-abrasive cutting of resistant materials, superior quality 2D & 3D parts production using both Dynamic and Dynamic XD water jet cutting technology. If you’re new to waterjet cutting or wondering if water jet cutting is right for you?
What is water jet cutting and how does it work?
Water jet cutting uses a computer controlled machine capable of cutting any sheet or plate material. The abrasive water jet cutting process uses an exceptionally high, 87,000 psi, jet of water which is mixed with garnet as an abrasive to form a fluid cutting tool.
What is the thickness of a waterjet cut?
Precision Waterjet Cutting – +/- 0.1mm on profile, +/- 0.01mm on feature position Further machining of the Waterjet cut edge is often not necessary Square edges – no draft angle on Abrasive Water cut edges All types of materials and thicknesses supplied to many industries Fast turnaround of both quotations and the waterjet cutting process
Why choose TMC waterjet cutting?
TMC Waterjet Cutting TMC are without doubt one of the UK’s premier waterjet cutting companies. We’re specialists in abrasive and non-abrasive cutting of resistant materials, superior quality 2D & 3D parts production using both Dynamic and Dynamic XD water jet cutting technology.