Articulated Cutting Head cuts accurate beveled edges.

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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 as head tilts. A-Jet is supplied with MAXJET®5i long-life diamond integrated nozzle.



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OMAX® Introduces a New Articulated Cutting Head



Accessory is fully compatible with all existing OMAX bridge-style abrasive waterjets

Kent, Washington, September 1, 2009 - OMAX has announced the introduction of its new A-Jet(TM), short for articulated jet. The A-Jet cuts accurate beveled edges at angles determined by the machine operator or part program.

Controlled entirely by OMAX's proprietary Intelli-MAX® software, the A-Jet adds two motion axes that allow tilting the nozzle over a range of 0° to 60° from the vertical position. The new component can be used to easily produce beveled edges when cutting countersunk holes. The A-Jet can also cut parts with complex geometries. The accessory features a fixed focal point design, where the XYZ axes need not be moved as the head tilts.

With its additional axes of motion, the A-Jet also allows production of beveled edges in preparation for welding operations. Through use of the accessory, many secondary machining and grinding operations can be eliminated.

The A-Jet is supplied with a MAXJET®5i nozzle, a long-life diamond integrated nozzle. A significant feature of the A-Jet is its large diameter tubing with minimal pressure loss, allowing the use of large high power nozzles. Utilizing a high power nozzle allows for a substantial increase in cutting speed and leads to economical part production.

About OMAX

Headquartered in Kent, Washington, OMAX Corporation is the world leader in precision abrasive waterjet systems. Each OMAX JetMachining® system is powered by the company's innovative control software, bringing affordable abrasivejet technology to an expanding and diverse group of industries. For more information on OMAX products and accessories, contact Sandra McLain at 800.838.0343 or visit www.omax.com.

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