Waterjet Cutting a Titanium Golf Club
Here is a different way to think about the slice in your golf game. This footage comes from a Web site exploring the lighter side of waterjet machining.
Abrasive waterjet is a proven technology for machining a broad range of materials, including traditionally hard-to-machine metals such as titanium. Flow International is a source of expertise on waterjet machining applications such as this.
But that expertise is not necessarily on display in this particular video. The company has a non-serious side, too. This video comes from a Flow-created Web site, canwatercutit.com.
Hunt and Hunt’s president says adopting turn/mill machines was one of the most challenging endeavors his 55-year-old shop ever undertook. He also says it’s the best thing the shop could have done to become more efficient at contract work.
Much like what is happening with desktop 3D printing, Omax has developed a way to bring the versatility, capability and simplicity of waterjet cutting to a broader spectrum of users.
In titanium, significant savings and process efficiency can result from the simple fact that abrasive waterjet cutting leaves the remaining stock intact.