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Cutting 3D parts in different work planes
High Tech Industries need to make 3D parts in hardened metals, special alloys and composite materials with accurate, high precision cuts. Water jet cutting technology is often preferred since it eliminates stress in the material and leave the edges without heat effected zones. For decades Water Jet Sweden has been manufacturing high precision abrasive water jet cutting systems to leading aerospace, defense and power industries around the world.
Water Jet Sweden FiveX 3D Cutting Head
Advantages for Defence, Space, Aerospace and Power Industries
Large-scale 5-axis processing allows the advantages of the water jet process to be utilised in the finishing of fabricated structures, pressed parts, molded composite parts and other 3-D parts. With Z-Axis capacities up to 1000 mm and a generous working area, the waterjet technology has been embraced largely by the Defence, Space, Aerospace and Power Industries. Designed materials such as hardened steel, titanium, kevlar and carbon fibre can easily be cut to precise form. Applications include trimming of molded parts into their final shape.
Water Jet Sweden Five X NC5 machine system with an extra 2D cutting head
World leading 3D waterjet cutting system
The FiveX machine model is built with our most advance technology. An exceptionally stable design to safely and repeatedly perform high precision free form cutting of full 3D parts. It has a 90° cutting angle in all directions thus the machine has full size walls and automated stainless steel frontal protection. An intelligent Probe Interface is integrated with a large library of pre-designed measurement cycles. Electronic abrasive feeders control and secure the cutting process.
Water Jet Sweden FiveX NC5 cutting system just installed
Designed to meet specific customer needs
Each FiveX-machine is designed specifically to meet every customer’s unique production requirements. The machine shown in this article has a set of specific design features:
- Second cutting head parked by one side, when activated the water jet machine quickly turns into an efficient multiple head cutting tool.
- One safe access door on each side of the machine for availability and easy operations.
- Handy operating panel inside on each side plus walking area for precise job setup, and spray nozzle with hose reel for quick and easy cleaning while loading and unloading.
The 2D head is armed with drilling unit, height sensor and electronic abrasive feeders to control and secure the cutting process.
Water Jet Sweden FiveX NC5 3D cutting tool and a 2D cutting tool fully equipped
High safety walls on a Water Jet Sweden FiveX NC5 cutting system.
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To cut narrow incisions in hard materials with high precision requires a specially developed waterjet cutting process. FAWJ stands for Fine Abrasive Water Jet (micro waterjet, finecut), and is a unique and world-class cutting process launched back in 2008 by Water Jet Sweden. Since then, the technique has been applied to a specially developed precision machinery, designed to manufacture micro-components. Now Water Jet Sweden has broadened the possibilities and launched The FAWJ Micro Head Package for the ordinary machine models. It is designed for customers who wish to cut fine parts with narrow incisions and high precision, without the need for the most extreme micro part tolerances.
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