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Waterjet: Easily Cut Virtually Any Material

Optimize your manufacturing process with waterjet. Cut virtually any material, from modern metals to highly engineered materials.
In waterjet cutting, the stream remains perpendicular to the material being cut at all times.
The supersonic stream accelerates abrasive particles and erodes the material. It is capable of cutting hard materials such as metals, glass, stone, and composites.
Using standard parameters, waterjet cutting can cut almost any material even with hardness up to and slightly beyond aluminum oxide ceramic and over 350 mm thick. 

Waterjet is the ultimate machine tool, no matter the application.

Why? On top of ultimate versatility there are three main benefits to waterjet cutting.

Minimal Kerf

Minimal kerf and high accuracy combined with the ability to cut virtually any material.

Cold Cutting Process

No heat or stress is imparted into your workpieces.

Smooth Edges

No secondary finishing required. Parts are ready directly from table.

Waterjet Cutting Process

The most versatile process for shape cutting

  • Highest precision cutting on virtually any material
  • Can be combined with plasma or oxy-fuel on the same part
  • Most versatile cutting process

Water Jet cutting uses an ultra-high pressure stream of water to carry an abrasive grit. The abrasive does the cutting through a mechanical sawing action, leaving a smooth, precision cut surface.

Waterjet is the most versatile process, because it is able to cut almost any type of material. Limitations include materials that are highly brittle, such as tempered glass and some ceramics.

Water jet is a very precise cutting process. It has a narrow kerf width, allowing fine contours to be cut, and producing high tolerance parts. However, it is a very slow, expensive process when compared to plasma on most metals.

Our LASERJET waterjet CNC cutting machine range

LASERJET Waterjet cutting machines

Laserblade sharp cutting with our LASERJET Watercutting series

LASERJET-Start : The LASERMACH JETLINE-Start Series is the essential waterjet that gives you the fundamental versatility of waterjet cutting with no frills. Engineered with the same components as our premium cutting solutions, the LASERJET-Start Serie features robust cutting capabilities and a programmable Z-axis for added flexibility. Everything you want, exactly what you need.

LASERJET-Max : The LASERMACH JETLINE-Max Series is specifically engineered to deliver value, reliability, and performance. The system is purposefully crafted to be a practical and flexible waterjet solution, featuring tried and true genuine high tech. Get capabilities reserved for elite waterjet systems with the LASERJET-Max Series — where value meets performance. 

LASERJET-Pro : The LASERMACH JETLINE-Max is purpose-built to deliver reliable performance that you can depend on. The system is a no-nonsense waterjet solution that is efficient and practical. Combining advanced waterjet technology into a small package, the LASERJET-Max minimizes impact on shop floor space - and your wallet.

LASERJET-HD : The LASERMACH JETLINE-HD (Heavy-Duty) waterjet is the ideal cutting solution for heavy industry. Available with a dual and triple bridge, the JETLINE-HD series is a large format waterjet designed for demanding environments and exacting expectations. The ideal combination of size, speed, and accuracy: make a big impact on your bottom line with the LASERJET-HD

Ideal cutting with waterjet

Abrasive waterjet cuts at various speed allowing us to control quality, speed and cost.  

The cutting-edge finish does change depending on material that is being cut.

Below illustrate 5 different settings resulting in 5 different qualities of cut and the finish cutting edge it will leave.  

Q1 cutting quality

Q1 - Quality 1 is the fastest  cutting speed for our abrasive  waterjet.
Q1 is used for rough  cutting when edge finish, taper  or tolerances are not important.

Q2 cutting Quality

Q2 - Quality 2 is the  second fastest cutting  speed for our abrasive  waterjet.
Q2 is used  for cutting when finish  is not important and  secondary machining  is used.

Q3 Cutting Quality

Q3 - Quality 3 is the most  commonly used setting.
It  offers good to very good cutting  finish, depending on material  being cut.
Cutting speed is  good and able to hold standard  tolerances with tapper control.

Q4 cutting quality

Q4 - Quality 4 delivers  a very good to  excellent  cutting  finish.
Secondary  finishing is usually not  nessecary.
Holds tight  tolerances with tapper  control.

Q5 cutting quality

 Q5 - Quality 5 delivers the best cutting finish available with an abrasive waterjet.
No  secondary finishing is required  and holds tight tolerances with tapper control.
Cutting is slow and more expensive.