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Water jet cutting uses a 0.8 mm jet of water at upto 60,000 PSI, the water-jet machine allows you to cut intricate shapes to tolerances of +/- 0.2 mm. The fine water jet allows removing 1 mm of material. Materials can but cut up-to 200mm thick. 

 

A wide variety of materials may be cut by waterjet , including steel, stainless steel, granite, wood, aluminium, plastic, perspex, foam, carbon fibre, Kevlar and composite materials. Traditionally, composites were cut by diamond saw; however this process is limited to cutting straight lines with a waterjet cutting machine can produce rings, complex and intricate shapes.

 

Due to the nature of  Water jet cutting there is no inherent material changes unlike laser cutting, there is no work-hardening of edges. Edges are left clean, without the need for further machining or labour-intensive finishing.  If you require more information do not hesitate to contact us directly

 

 

 

We Carry:

  • Galvanised Sheet
  • Zintec Sheet
  • Mild Steel Sheet
  • Stainless Sheet

About ARC Multi-Metals

A successful, developing company, yet still in its youth. ARC Multi-Metal Services brought together 40 years experience within various sectors of the metals industry.

Contact ARC Multi-Metals

Churchside, Park Road Industrial Estate 
Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0BW 

Phone: 01706 872227
Fax: 01706 872228
Email: info@arcmetals.co.uk