5-Axis Waterjet Cutting Head has height/crash sensor option.

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Designed for cutting bevels and weld preps in material, Psy-Winder 5-axis abrasive waterjet cutting head features fixed mechanical tool tip, capacity of 12-24 in. vertical travel on Z axis, and cutting angle from 0° vertical to 90° horizontal. User can install up to 9 cutting heads on one cross beam with single X-Classic controller. Speeds can be up to 2,000 in./min depending on waterjet system.

Original Press Release:

WARDJet Introduces a New 5-Axis Cutting Head

The Psy-Winder ~ for complex 5-axis parts

WARDJet - Tallmadge, Ohio - August 13, 2009 -WARDJet has released the new Psy-Winder 5-axis abrasive waterjet cutting head. Improvements include a height and crash sensor option, fixed mechanical tool tip (no kinematic model), greater range of travel (capacity of 12" to 24" vertical travel on Z axis) and cutting angle from 0° vertical to 90° degrees horizontal.

5-axis cutting is the perfect solution for cutting bevels and weld preps in material. Software makes it fast and easy to program bevels on parts or to allow for taper compensation to virtually eliminate the taper commonly found on parts cut by a waterjet. Post processors are available for both 2D and 3D CAM software.

Up to 9 Psy-Winder 5-axis cutting heads can be installed on one cross beam with a single X-Classic controller (which can be retrofitted to all past WARDJet systems and to most other waterjet systems). Depending on the waterjet system, speeds can be up to 2000 in /min. Check out video and photos on our website of the Psy-Winder cutting complex 5-axis parts.

About WARDJet

WARDJet is a leading designer and manufacturer of new and custom waterjet systems for precision cutting and machining applications. Their open-architecture CNC platforms are designed to accommodate multiple machining processes such as drilling, tapping, reaming, rotational indexing or multiple-head 5 axis waterjet cutting. WARDJet systems are used around the world in a broad range of industries, from the world's leading airlines to automotive, aerospace, industrial manufacturers, machine and job shops. WARDJet waterjet systems are made in the U.S.A.

For more information contact the Sales Department, ph: 330-677-9100, ext. 6; fax: 330-677-9121; www.wardjet.com, sales@wardjet.com. Visit us at our Fabtech Booth #7110.

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