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Micro-Abrasive Waterjet Nozzle suits micromachining applications.

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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 alternative to conventional machining operations.

Original Press Release

OMAX® Corporation to Unveil Micromachining Advancements at MD&M Chicago 2013

Press release date: August 23, 2013

Attendees to discover competitive advantages of abrasive waterjet-based micromachining

KENT, Wash. – Through significant investments in research and development, OMAX Corporation has made great strides in micro-abrasive waterjet technology, targeting manufacturers that produce parts or part features smaller than 300 microns. The company will spotlight some of its recent micromachining achievements in booth 1509 at MD&M Chicago, taking place Sept. 10 – 12 at the McCormick Place.

Ideal for the medical industry, the high precision 7/15 Mini MAXJET5i nozzle is one example of how OMAX is at the forefront of micro-abrasive waterjet technology. The nozzle accurately cuts delicate, complex patterns in parts made from virtually any type of material, such as the machining of a titanium-based orthopedic surgical implant for human bone repair. The 7/15 Mini MAXJET5 features a 0.007” orifice and 0.015” mixing tube combination, forming an extremely fine jet stream that can produce a kerf as small as 0.015”.

Overall, OMAX Corporation’s abrasive waterjet technology provides a flexible, cost-effective and beneficial alternative to conventional machining operations. It enables manufacturers across all industry segments to accomplish quick turnaround of accurate parts without the hassle of tool changes or complex fixturing, as well as achieve smooth surface finishes without the need for secondary machining.

About OMAX
OMAX® Corporation designs and manufactures the world’s most advanced abrasive waterjet technology in a variety of table sizes and price points at its headquarters in Kent, Washington. Backed by unmatched support and powered by the company’s intuitive control software, OMAX JetMachining® Centers and MAXIEM® JetCutting Centers bring affordable performance to a continuously expanding range of industries. For more information on OMAX products and accessories, contact Sandra McLain at (800) 838-0343 or visit

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