Idro cutting machine from Jet Edge

Water jet manufacturer Jet Edge Inc. has introduced the Idro line 5-axis precision water jet cutting machine. Capable of cutting virtually any material, the Idro line is available in three sizes, 5.5ftx6.5ft nominal, 5.5ftx13ft nominal, and 6.5ftx13ft nominal. It features the IKC 5 Axis water jet cutting head, which is capable of making inclined cuts and controlling kerf to ensure optimal part quality. The IKC’s capabilities include 600 degree rotation, a maximum angle of +/- 60 degrees, and dynamic precision from +/-0.2 to +/-0.5mm/m, depending on the tilt of head. The ground rack maintains a cutting tolerance +/-0.004in and repeatability accuracy tolerance of +/-0.001in, and supports a contouring and rapid feed rate of 0-1575ipm. Motion components are protected by steel covers with labyrinth lip seals. The Idro line is equipped with programmable contact height sensing and comes standard with one 5 axis cutting head; a second 5 axis or 3 axis cutting head can be added. Other standard features include a stainless steel tank, automatic safety guards with clear windows on front and back, and a dredge conveyor for abrasive removal. Its options include a rotating axis for pipe cutting, fire jet etching system, a drill and twin shuttles.

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