November 2010

EQUIPMENT

5-AXES WATERJET
200__milesone with gates removedJet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn. introduces the Milestone 5-axes precision waterjet capable of cutting virtually any material, and available in three table sizes (5.5’ X 6.5’,  5.5’ X 13’ and 6.5’ X 13’). The series features the IKC 5 Axis waterjet cutting head, capable of making inclined cuts and controlling kerf to ensure optimal part quality with   600º rotation, a maximum angle of +/- 60º, and dynamic precision from +/-0.2 to +/-0.5 mm/m. The machines are equipped with programmable contact-height sensing and come standard with one 5-axis cutting head; a second 5-axes or 3-axes cutting head can be added. The machines can support material up to 2,200 lbs/10.8 lbs ft².
Contact: Jet Edge Inc., 800-538-3343

WATER-FEED CUTTING
200__Hydro_ACT_pic5GranQuartz, Tucker, Ga., introduces Diarex® HydroQuad™ Adapters, a patent-pending solution for eliminating dust in the workplace. The unit, which can be fitted to any popular center-water-feed grinder/polisher and turbo blade, directs water towards the work, flushing out the cut for cleaner, faster lines with less mess.  The unit’s washer fits existing standard quad adapters.
Contact: GranQuartz, 800-458-6222

PROFILING WHEELS
200__TWISTER Pos1Diatex S.p.A., Villaveria, Italy, introduces the Twister lines of high-speed CNC profiling wheels for granite and quartz surfaces. The metallic-bond wheels, available in Positions 1 through 4, can operate at 5,400-6,000 rpm through granite in Positions 1-3 at feeds of 1,500mm-4,000mm per minute, depending on the tool size.
Contact: Diatex S.p.A., +39-445-350388

 

 



ROUTER BITS
200__690311GranQuartz, Tucker, Ga., introduces Diarex® Legend™ Router Bits, a premium line of long-life, U.S.-made router tooling. The line, exclusive to GranQuartz, is fast, very clean and operates without bounce, chatter or vibration.
Contact: GranQuartz, 800-458-6222