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9/10/2010

Video: Splitter Waterjet Machining at Michael Waltrip Racing

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A waterjet machine cuts multiple polycarbonate “splitters” used on the front facia of a Nascar race car.

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This video shows a waterjet machine from Jet Edge used at Michael Waltrip Racing to machine a key race car component. The waterjet machines polycarbonate “splitters” used on the front facia of a Nascar race car to provide downforce for the car during a race.

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