water-jet cutting

water-jet cutting

[′wȯd·ər ‚jet ‚kəd·iŋ]
(engineering)
A machining method that uses a jet of pressurized water containing abrasive powder for cutting steel and other dense materials.
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Vollert Anlagenbau, a German manufacturer of manufactured-concrete systems and plants, has a new workstation in its portfolio that cuts insulation material for wall panels automatically, using a six-axle robot with a water-jet cutting head.
The sprue can be removed with water-jet cutting or mechanical shears.
Contract notice: Purchasing a pc-controlled water-jet cutting system.
AMS also offers in-house machining and water-jet cutting for more complex requirements.
There will be evidence of a wide range of techniques on display too, including glass-blowing, glass-casting and fusing in kilns, sandblasting, water-jet cutting, wheel-throwing, glazing and printing.
Meanwhile, in Georgia, Mark Mason Alexander, 53, who was born Musa Mahmood Ahmed, was sentenced to 18 months for sending water-jet cutting machines manufactured by the Georgia firm he owned to Iran.
They explain the common methods of machining and shaping parts to meet specifications, and advanced processes like laser machining and welding, water-jet cutting, high-energy-rate forming, cryogenics, chipless machining, electrical discharge machining, electrochemical machining, robotics, and rapid prototyping, as well as the importance of computer numerical control (CNC), which is expanded in this edition.
net/precision-cnc-machined-parts), precision parts, tooling & specialty build machinery, fixtures, jigs, gages, water-jet cutting services, contract machining, Swiss machined parts and other made-to-order products in long and short production runs.
As production of the 787 has expanded, MHI has already increased its installations of processing machines, including water-jet cutting machines for the skin and composite-material layup equipment.
The work, Under the Sea, is made using traditional and modern techniques and inclues stained glass painting, ceramic slip casting, water-jet cutting, glass blowing, glass casting, glass fusing, wheel-thrown ceramics, recycled bottles, sandcast glass and several hundred perfume bottles.
ThereEs live machinery display including shears, press brakes, punch presses, CNC profile cutting, bevelling, grinding, oxy-fuel cutting, water-jet cutting, plate drilling/cutting, beam drilling/sawing, blasting/painting, cut-to-length, slit-to length, welding displays and stud welding.
The firm needed extra space after investing in new, hi-tech machinery and was helped in its move by the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, Aquajet, which produces complex cut shapes for a range of industries using water-jet cutting, has also increased its staff to three after being started as a "one-man" company by Peter McNeice in 2002.