How Water jet Cutters Work

Abrasive Water Jet Machine

Abrasive Water Jet Machine

The Abrasive Water Jet works on the principle of highly pressurized water stream. Here, the highly abrasive erosion is used to cut in metals as well as the non-metals. The Abrasive Water Jet Machine has a tiny hole, through which the highly pressurized water stream is passed carried by the abrasive garnet in order to erode away the material which has to be cut apart.

 

HOW DOES ABRASIVE WATER JET WORKS?

Abrasive Water Jet works with the highly pressurized water technology. The water is pressurized up to 60,000 P.S.I and passed to the cutting head from where the water is passed through a tiny jewel like orifice (opening). Over here, the velocity is used to cut the material as the pressure is converted into velocity. In actual the Abrasive Water Jet erodes the material which has to be cut.

As the Water Jet Stream is passed through the orifice (opening), garnet abrasive is introduced through an escape line, which is on the side of the cutting head. These garnet abrasive are almost same like we find on a sand paper. From the cutting head, with the help of vacuum, these garnet abrasive are forced down in the mixing tube, these abrasive garnet, when are mixed with highly pressurized water stream act like bullets fired from a rifle on to the material.

 

REASONS TO GO FOR ABRASIVE WATER JET MACHINE:

There are many reasons for going with the Abrasive Water Jet Machine, they are;

 

EXTENSIVE MATERIAL CUTTING RANGE:

The Abrasive Water Jet Machine can be used to cut almost any metal or non-metal like steel, glass, marble, aluminum, ceramics, granite and other composites.

 

NO NEED TO CHANGE THE TOOL:

The need of changing the cutting tool does not arises in Abrasive Water Jet Machine as one single nozzle is used in machines to cut various types of material in different shapes. Thus, it saves cost and time.

 

SMOOTH FINISHING:

Abrasive Water Jet Cutting gives you sandblasted smooth finish with no rough edges and uneven edges on every type of material.

 

NO AFTER HEAT EFFECTS:

As the Abrasive Water Jet uses abrasive and pressurized water stream to cut the materials, the material does not gets heated up, so one can cut materials like titanium which do get affected by heat.

 

RAPID PROGRAMMING:

The Abrasive Water Jet Cutter Machine comes with the CAD Programming feature which can help you out to design various parts from the start and you can also import files or designs which have been created in other programs in no time.

 

EASY AND QUICK SETUP:

You just need to feed the specific material and its thickness and it can use the design and can calculate the precise position of the nozzle and by the speed with which it will cut the material; its resolution can be over 2,000 points per inch (800 points/cm).

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY:

In the cutting process by Abrasive Water Jet Machine, no toxic and harmful fumes are released and the garnet used for cutting the material along with water is an inert gemstone, hence it can be disposed off without harming or affecting the environment in any way.

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