WATERJETTING AND CNC ROUTING
Waterjetting and CNC Routing for Delicate Materials
Western Industrial has recently added a WaterJet machine and CNC router, furthering our abilities to make quality technical parts for all applications.
estern Industrial has recently added a WaterJet machine and CNC router, furthering our abilities to make quality technical parts for all applications.
The largest uses for pure waterjet cutting are disposable diapers, tissue paper, and automotive interiors. In the cases of tissue paper and disposable diapers, the waterjet process creates less moisture on the material than touching or breathing on it.
Pure WaterJet Attributes
- Very thin stream
(0.004 to 0.010 inch in diameter)
- Extremely detailed geometry
- Very little material loss due to cutting
- Non-heat cutting
- Able to cut very thick
- Able to cut very thin
- Usually cuts very quickly
- Able to cut soft, light materials
(insulation up to 24″ thick and insulating board products)
- Extremely low cutting forces
- Simple fixturing
- 24 hour per day operation