With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Brian Scherick, the vice president of sales for Flow International Corporation, discussed the benefits of waterjet technology in a podcast – elaborating on when it is best to use them and any maintenance requirements.
Waterjetting isn’t new to stone fabrication, though it is still not the norm. Due to being quick, accurate and safe, waterjets are starting to be featured more in stone shops working in the custom architectural and design fields.
A 10HP pump for the GlobalMax JetMachining Centers. Designed for educators, job shops, fabricators and manufacturers who need an economical industrial abrasive waterjet, this new pump delivers 30,000 psi pressure to the cutting nozzle.
A three-dimensional buffalo floor medallion was produced by Creative Edge Master Shop with advanced waterjet technology – demonstrating quality precision and craftsmanship in stone fabrication
March 14, 2018
Creative Edge Master Shop of Fairfield, IA, recently waterjet fabricated a beautiful medallion for Buffalo Pacific Company’s first headquarters building using varieties of marble and limestone, as well as gold and brass.
Saw/waterjet technology has been on the rise, being used in more and more shops across the country. Stone World recently asked a group of fabricators who use the technology why they decided to purchase it to begin with, what operations they use it for, and how they have seen the technology change.
SawJet technology, the combination of a saw and abrasive waterjet integrated with a cutting machine, can reduce the time associated with nearly every step in the fabrication process when compared to manual processing.