Abrasive waterjets are used to cut tile and stone all around the world. Waterjet use is becoming increasingly more common throughout Australia, however the highest concentration of Waterjet tile and stone cutting machines can be found around the Mediterranean Sea – in north Africa, North America and especially in Southern Europe.
Applications – How Stone and Tile companies use waterjets?
Abrasive waterjets cuts ornate or simple shapes for inlays. The unique ability to cut very intricate stone and tile designs at high speed without breakage frees your imagination, and expands your business. Abrasive waterjets are also used to cut countertops from slabs.
Benefits – Why UHP works so well in the stone and tile industry?
The abrasive waterjets cut any stone or tile, without a change in tooling; it can drill or pierce its own starter hole. It can pierce holes in most materials without any special consideration. For certain materials that are extremely brittle or delicate the “flow” Waterjet cutter used by Australian Waterjet Cutting offers the Low pressure piercing option. With this option, even the most delicate glass, stone, or tiles can be pierced with out using any heat of surface stress on the stone or tile. Therefore the material retains original appearance and strength. Abrasive Waterjet can cut any design, since the abrasive Waterjet cut very low cutting force, whispers thin details can be created. Fine details on the wing of an eagle image or large geometric shapes, can be cut. If you can handle it without breaking it, abrasive Waterjet can cut it without breaking it.