Hoosier Waterjet

We are a Leader in Custom Plastic waterjet Cutting

There are a number of soft materials that can be cut with water only, a non-abrasive cutting method. Our Dynamic WaterJet is ideal for projects that involve a thin, soft, and/or porous material.

For example, when cutting porous materials, an abrasive may often become trapped in and on the material, leaving a dirty appearance. Our Dynamic WaterJet produces parts that are completed with a much cleaner finish.

The following is a list of applications where water jet cutting is recommended for plastic:

Increased detail

Cutting plastic utilizes only water, which allows the use of smaller cutting orifice - which can enhance the detail possible.

Ability to process soft materials

Plastics are soft in comparison to stone and metals. Speeds achieved can be very fast and economical.

Fast processing

Very quick to process, as only a part drawing is needed to create a cutting path. No special tools to buy or engineering required.

No heat cutting

Produces very little heat while cutting, the water temperature varied but is usually between 60 and 80 degrees fahrenheit.

There is virtually no heat transfer during waterjet cutting, ensuring little heat distortion.

Low cutting power

Cutting power can be reduced to lower the flex in the part while cutting.

Customizable cutting

We allow input during the quoting phase to ensure that the part is not over specified. By allowing the customer to select multiple tolerances, or edge finishes on the part in various areas.

Blank cutting of parts for final machining

Blanks are repeatable from job to job as they are CNC cut. Let our waterjet do the rough machining.

Short run lots of parts

One piece to many pieces, we will be glad to cut your material as fast as possible.

Cutting tolerances

Close tolerances, of plus or minus 5 thousandths of an inch (+/- 0.005"), are possible over the entire length of the part.

Cutting table is 6.5 feet x 13 feet

Pieces can be cut from sheets or plates as large as the table. Larger format allows for nesting of parts to achieve the best yields possible.

First Article Parts

By using our First Article cutting option, you can make sure that the part meets all the requirements before production cutting begins.

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