A water jet is an industrial tool that is used to cut a wide variety of materials by using a high-pressure jet of water. It is mostly used during the fabrication of machines parts. The water jet cutting has two methods that it uses to cut materials which are pure water jet cutting and abrasive water jet cutting. The difference between the two methods is that the pure method uses water to cut soft materials while the abrasive is used for cutting hard materials and it has added granular to the water. You will be able to get many benefits if you use water jet cutting. The following are the benefits that come with using water jet cutting.
The first benefit that you will be able to get when you choose to use water jet cutting is that there are no material limitations. The water jet cutting is versatile applicable cutting nearly to any material that is available or that needs to be cut. With the addition of granular abrasive a water jet cutting machine can be able to perform quality cuts on materials to 200 mm thickness.
The second benefit that you will also be able to get when you choose to use water jet cutting is that there will be no heat affected zone. The water jet cutting leaves no heat affected zone because it uses the cold cutting method. You will have no burn risks and you will also get clean cuts if you choose to use water jet cutting.
The third benefit that you will also be able to get if you choose to use the water jet cutting is that there is no additional finishing process. You will not have to do any additional process to the cut materials because the water jet cutting will ensure that the immediate high-quality cutting results will be very precise. It accelerates the cutting process and saves time which increases the overall efficiency of the cutting process.
When you choose to use the water jet cutting you will be able to benefit because the cutting ensures that there is no hazardous waste that is left. The growing importance of environmentally friendly process through the industries is becoming more apparent in recent days. The water jet cutting does not create any hazardous waste in the form of fumes and gases like the other cutting technologies which produce fumes and gases. You will be able to get the benefits that are discussed in the above context if you choose to use the water jet cutting method instead of the other technology that have a lot of disadvantages.