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OMAX Corporation

21409 72nd Ave. S., Kent, WA, 98032, USA

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Machinery & Machining Tools

GlobalMAX® Waterjets feature three degrees of freedom.

April 5, 2017

Available in 3.0 x 1.5 meter cutting bed size and in 20HP and 30HP drive pump sizes, GlobalMAX Waterjets are used for cutting materials. Offering X/Y axis cutting and 0.25 mm positioning accuracy, units are compatible with terrain follower, pneumatic drill and bulk garnet feed hopper. Waterjets delivers cutting without any heat-affected zone.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Waterjet Machining Centers foster large-scale production.

December 19, 2014

MAXIEM 2060, 2080, and 3060 JetMachining® Centers meet large-scale production needs of shops, OEMs, and fabricators. While 2060 and 2080 models are suited for large format machining of parts up to 6 ft 7 in. wide x 20' 6 in. and 27 ft 2 in. long, respectively, 3060 model features 10 ft 2 in. Y cutting travel and 20 ft 6 in. X cutting travel. All models feature... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Waterjet Micromachining System offers taper-free cutting.

October 30, 2014

With 2 ft 4 in. x 2 ft 4 in. table and X-Y cutting travel of 2 x 2 ft, MicroMAX JetMachining Center uses abrasive waterjet technology to cut micron-level parts or part features from diverse materials. Rigid system utilizes linear encoders, vibration isolation, and software control systems to achieve position repeatability of <3 microns and positioning accuracy of ~15 microns. Along with 7/15... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Direct-Drive Pump utilizes VFD technology.

September 12, 2014

Featuring durable Inline 6 design, 100 hp Direct-Drive Pump with EnduroMAX® technology delivers maximum JetPower at cutting nozzle, creating powerful abrasive stream for accelerated cutting speeds. Variable Frequency Drive technology tailors power and water consumption to application for precise cutting and efficiency. With VFD technology, pump offers seamless pressure control, while... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Waterjet Machine delivers high-performance cutting.

April 25, 2014

Along with streamlined abrasive hopper designs and self-leveling legs, MAXIEM® JetMachining® Centers features universal Z-axis core with MAXJET® 5i integrated diamond nozzle. Modular head interface features 12 in. of controlled height travel, and Intelli-TRAX™ linear drive system utilizes brushless servo motors, integrated servo drives, and precision linear encoders. Pump rated... Read More

Software

Waterjet Control Software helps create precision parts.

October 18, 2013

With automatic tool path planning engine that optimizes artificial intelligence of waterjet systems, Intelli-MAX® 20 requires minimal operator involvement. Scripting engine allows users with advanced programming skills to create standalone applications for automating machines, and extends commands of CAD applications. Other functions include bridging and capping commands, advanced 3D... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Waterjet Cutter serves micromachining applications.

October 2, 2013

MicroMAX™ JetMachining® Center is suited for cutting parts or part features smaller than 300 microns from range of materials, including exotic metals, advanced composites, polymer thermoplastics, and glass. Used for prototype development and production runs, machine has 2 ft 4 in. x 2 ft 4 in. table with X-Y cutting travel of 2 x 2 ft. Linear encoders, vibration isolation, and software... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Micro-Abrasive Waterjet Nozzle suits micromachining applications.

August 27, 2013

Using micro-abrasive waterjet technology, 7/15 Mini MAXJET5i nozzle, suited for medical industry, accurately cuts delicate, complex patterns in parts made from virtually any type of material. Featuring 0.007 in. orifice and 0.015 in. mixing tube combination, 7/15 Mini MAXJET5 forms fine jet stream that can produce kerf as small as 0.015 in. Abrasive waterjet technology provides flexible... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Software

Machine Monitoring System captures abrasive waterjet data.

October 8, 2012

Part of Intelli-MAX® 18 control software, Intelli-VISOR System Monitoring Package enables users to oversee status and performance of OMAX JetMachining® Centers throughout cutting process. Intelli-VISOR utilizes Modbus® communications protocol and features machine sensor network to capture and share real-time data from different components. Operators can select which aspects of machine... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Waterjet System meets mobility needs.

December 22, 2010

Mounted to steel base featuring fork lift access points, mobile JetMachining® Center comes with direct drive pump, pump chiller, water softener system, and 100 lb bulk hopper for abrasive storage. Transportable abrasive waterjet shop may also be relocated via overhead crane using platform's corner eyebolts. Metal tie-down rings on epoxy-coated platform aid in securing load during shipment, and... Read More

Software

CAD/CAM Software offers 3D etching tool for waterjets.

November 11, 2010

Intelli-MAX® v15.0 includes Intelli-ETCH, which lets company's abrasive waterjet machining centers create 3D patterns in diverse materials. Using this tool, operators can create/import grayscale version of image or CAD file of specific feature they wish to machine. Software then enables completion of 3D etching by translating brightness values of individual pixels into function of Y-axis... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Waterjet Pump can run continuously at 60,000 psi.

November 1, 2010

Designed for JetMachining® Centers, EnduroMAX Direct Drive Pump maximizes machine uptime with 1,000-hour operating range between required pump rebuilds when run at 55,000 psi. Units come in 30, 40, and 50 hp models with 85% efficiency. To facilitate maintenance, pump design consists of independent pump cylinders, instead of manifold-style wet-end assembly, allowing individual cylinders to be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Waterjet Machining Center meets large-scale requirements.

December 16, 2009

Available in 4 models with lengths of 13, 20, 26, and 32 ft, 120X JetMachining® Center is 10 ft wide with work envelopes capable of handling standard domestic and international sheet material sizes. Abrasive waterjet system features closed loop, high pole vector drives for precise movement, and can cut with accuracy of motion up to ±0.005 in. Running on Windows® OS, Intelli-MAX®... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Articulated Cutting Head cuts accurate beveled edges.

September 9, 2009

Controlled by Intelli-MAX® software, A-Jet(TM) cuts accurate beveled edges at angles determined by machine operator or part program. It features 2 motion axes that allow tilting nozzle over range of 0-60° from vertical position, and component can also be used to produce beveled edges when cutting countersunk holes. Product features fixed focal point design, where XYZ axes need not be moved... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Vector Drive provides abrasive waterjet positioning control.

August 12, 2009

Engineered to support OMAX abrasive waterjet machines, Brushless Vector Drive for permanent magnet synchronous motors drives 50-pole motor, providing smooth precise motion control. Drive is self-learning, and makes subtle, automatic corrections to retain optimal performance. Precision linear scales provide close-loop servo control and have 1 micron resolution to ensure precise motion. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Machining Centers offer traction drive technology.

February 16, 2009

JetMachining® Centers are available with closed-loop Intelli-TRAX®, which optimizes traverse speeds to reduce throughput times when machining multiple and nested parts. Mechanical force needed to produce motion is obtained from friction wheel pressed tightly against rail and is controlled by operator. Linear encoder positioning system, featuring sensor with 1 µm resolution, reads... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Waterjet Machining Center offers Rotary Axis accessory.

December 19, 2008

When equipped with Rotary Axis, JetMachining® Center cuts X/Y/Z paths to create complex 3D parts with incremental index rotations from pre-existing CAD/DXF files. Rotary Axis is suited for cutting pipe, circular, or square stock materials and designed with multiple mounting features on output drive shaft. Users can position head in various locations in tank and attach customized fixtures.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Waterjet System suits large scale precision machining.

July 18, 2008

Measuring 265 x 152 in., Model 80X JetMachining® Center has Intelli-TRAX traction drive that enables expansion of cutting envelope to 20 ft. It features X-Y travel of 165 x 80 in., Intelli-MAX® Software, programmable motorized Z-axis with precision MAXJET® 5 Nozzle Assembly, high pressure direct drive pump, and rapid water level control for submerged cutting. System can calculate... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Dual Pump Package enables waterjet cutting at 80 hp.

April 1, 2008

Designed for shops that specialize in cutting thick, difficult-to-machine materials, Dual Pump Package operates both pumps at optimum efficiency and offers seal life in excess of 500 hr. Direct drive plunger pump, Model P4055V is driven by variable speed electric motor for variable output pressure. Based on single design platform, pump delivers more than 90% of electrical input power to cutting... Read More

Abrasive Waterjet System measures 131 x 95 in.

January 24, 2008

Suited for short run part production, JIT manufacturing, tooling, and prototype art development of material sizes up to 5 x 5 ft, Model 5555 JetMachining® Center does not require tool changes or fixturing. It comes with standard motion control technology which incorporates Windows® XP software, and has accuracy of motion up to .003 in. System calculates velocity of tool path at over 2,000... Read More

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