Do you know that there is a way for water to cut down fragile and thick materials such as thick steel slabs? Will water work as a cutting tool for bone surgery? One thing when it comes to water is that its jet can be used as a really powerful cutting or slicing tool for a number of purposes every time its pressure will reach more than 50 thousand psi. You can also use waterjet to drill holes on materials and perforate them. And the best thing about waterjet cutting is that it is way more efficient compared to the other heat-based cutting tools such as laser and plasma cutting.
You will be using a high pressure flow of water every time you will make use of the waterjet cutting system. The waterjet cutting machines also make use of the mixture of water and some abrasives in order to cut other materials. During the 1970s, the first use of waterjet cutting systems were introduced to the public. In the past, the waterjet cutting tools were only used to cut through wood fiber tubes. And after a couple of years, water jet cutting systems were used mostly in cold cutting. And after that, the usual cutting methods were replaced by the water jet cutting system.
You will be able to enjoy a number of great benefits from using waterjet cutting systems compared to the usual cutting methods in the past. You need to know that you will not be getting any dust if you will make use of the waterjet cutting machines. There will also not be any toxic gases released to the atmosphere from these waterjet cutting machines. With these waterjet cutting machines, you will be able to stop or slow down any time you want without having to worry about damaging that material that you are trying to cut. In addition to that, you will also not worry about the limit or indication on what part or point of the material you will be starting the cutting procedure if you will use these waterjet cutting machines. You can actually start cutting at any point or part of the material that you like. You should also keep in mind that the waterjet cutting machines are isothermal.
There are actually so many industries out there today that are using the waterjet cutting machines to perform their cutting procedures. For example, waterjet cutting machines are being used in the aerospace industry in order to ream, shape, or cut the aerospace components that have tight tolerance and are intricate.
The waterjet cutting machines are also being used in the mining industry especially in hard rock mines because they are best in cutting and drilling rocks. Waterjet cutting machines are also being used in coal mines, aside from the hard rock mining.