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Water Jet Cutting

  • Water Jet Cutting

A waterjet uses a high pressure stream of water combined with a granular additive.  As the pressurized mixture passes through a small diameter nozzle, it forms a coherent jet of abrasive/water moving at very high speeds which will erode a narrow line in a stock material.

United Performance Metals can deliver material that is custom cut to your exact specifications. Laser and waterjet cutting capabilities allow us to cut material in a variety of thicknesses and tolerances. Best of all our cutting processes allow us to save you time and money.

  • Streamline your manufacturing process by receiving product that is ready to weld, form or bend.
  • Reduce scrap by only paying for the metal you use.
  • Increase profits by reducing the administrative burden of managing multiple sources - let us be your single source for material and cutting requirements.

Our in-house, state-of-the-art inspection and reverse engineering equipment ensures cut parts are delivered to your exact specifications. Have a part, but not a drawing?  Our reverse engineering capabilities can help.

United Performance Metals also offers finishing options to its laser customers by incorporating a Timesaver® high-production deburring machine.  For those customers who would like to include finishing options, parts can be laser cut and then transferred to the Timesaver®.  This machine further removes small burrs and imperfections.  The end result is a high quality, finished part that will move quickly through the next stage of its production.

Mazak® 4000 Watt laser Calypso Hammerhead Waterjet

  • Stainless Steel
  • .015" - 0.375" Thick
  • Max Sheet Size 60" x 120"
  • Automated Sheet Loader/Unloader
  • 2 Axis Cutting
  • Full 60x120 Cutting Area
  • Max thickness of 8"
  • Cuts Virtually Any Material