The company says the EnduroMAX direct-drive waterjet pump provides double the operating life of previous pumps and enables faster part processing, lower operating costs and easier maintenance. The pump maximizes machine uptime with its 1,000-hour operating range between required pump rebuilds when run at 55,000 psi (3,800 bar). It can also run continuously at 60,000 psi (4,100 bar).
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