JACQUET Midwest (Racine, WI) and Jet Edge, Inc. (St. Michael, MN) highlight JACQUET’s new 5-axis waterjet cutting capabilities at its metal service center in Racine, which uses a Jet Edge EDGE X-5 5-axis waterjet that features a 21 ft x 13 ft work envelope and dual 5-axis waterjet cutting heads to double productivity.
This system can process full 8 ft x 20 ft or 10 ft x 20 ft plates and is capable of cutting precise 3D parts, including bevels up to 50 deg. Powered by a 60,000 psi 100 hp iP60-100 intensifier pump, the ball-screw driven waterjet system has the best repeatability in the industry at +/- .001 in.
The system also has submerged or above-water cutting capabilities as well as a proprietary plate mapping feature that allows precise nozzle-to-plate standoff.
The EDGE X-5 is JACQUET Midwest’s third Jet Edge system and JACQUET’s 13th Jet Edge waterjet nationwide. JACQUET plans to use the new system to provide beveling and chamfering services to its customers in the Midwest as well as nationwide through its five regional service centers.
A subsidiary of JACQUET Mid Atlantic, which is a subsidiary of Jacquet Metals (Lyon Saint Priest, France), JACQUET Midwest is one of five JACQUET metal service centers in the United States. The company also has service centers in Pottstown, Pennsylvania; Carson, California; Pineville, North Carolina; and Houston, Texas. JACQUET recently acquired the Rolark Group service centers in Canada, with subsidiaries in Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal.
JACQUET specializes in supplying and processing stainless steel and nickel alloys for OEMS, fabricators and machine shops that support primarily the oil and gas, power generation, pollution control systems and water purification industries.
JACQUET’s North American service centers provide waterjet and plasma part cutting. The company stocks 19 different grades of stainless steel and nickel alloy plates in a wide variety of sizes and thicknesses.
For more information about JACQUET Midwest, visit www.myjacquet.com/midwest or call 877-202-8911 or 262-898-1381.
For more information about Jet Edge, visit www.jetedge.com or call 800-JET-EDGE or 763-497-8700.
Established in 1984, Jet Edge is a global designer and manufacturer of waterjet systems for precision cutting, surface preparation and coating removal. Jet Edge systems are used around the world in a broad range of industries, from the world's leading airlines to automotive, aerospace, industrial manufacturers, and machine and job shops. Jet Edge waterjets are proudly made in U.S.