What is a waterjet CNC?
In its most basic terms waterjet machine shops supply their customers with the ability to use their services to create parts. A waterjet machine uses high pressurized water combined with abrasive sand to cut through any material. One of the biggest strengths a waterjet shop has is its versatility. Waterjet’s can use their powerful cutting streams to cut almost any material on the planet.
Waterjet technology is fastest growing method for cutting worldwide
Waterjet technology is actually a simple process of pressurizing a water stream through a very small nozzle. Once the water is shot through this small orifice. After that it creates a very high PSI resulting in a waterjet stream. In most cases waterjet machines will use and intensifier to help get PSI levels to 50,000 – 90,000! The high pressured water is then combined with abrasives (fine grit sand) this results in one the most powerful cutting methods on the planet. Check out some of our heavy metal fabrication projects here!
Advtantages of Waterjet Cutting Vs. Laser/Plasma