Flying-bridge machines feature an independent steel tank with an 8-mm-thick bottom, a ballscrew transmission system with linear guideways and auto lubrication, and accuracy of 0.003". Gantry-style models feature an independent frame and tank, a 20" I-beam construction with a 10-mm-thick bottom, a choice of ballscrew or rack-and-pinion drive system, double way and ballscrew covers, and accuracy of 0.001". Optional features include multiple cutting heads, sludge-removal systems, water filtration systems, dual table/dual bridge systems, and a choice of pumps from KMT Waterjet Systems.
Editor PickManufacturing News of Note: January 2017
Okuma showcases IIoT-enabled technologies, a large welding machine is getting developed for lightweighting R&D, and other industry news.