Jet Edge Case Studies

Mike Murray, owner of Murrco Fabrication, with his new Jet Edge waterjet system

Mike Murray, owner of Murrco Fabrication in Franklin, Tenn. has expanded his business opportunities and entered new markets with a Jet Edge waterjet system.

For years Murrco Fabrication’s competition pit boxes have been the go-to tool cart for Saturday night racers. Now the Nashville area metal fabricator is extending its business beyond the motorsports industry with the opening of a new waterjet job shop...

AP Services Waterjet Cutting Gaskets

As a manufacturer of precision gaskets and packings, AP Services processes more than 50 rush orders each day to meet the rigorous 24/7 demands of the world’s crucial power generation, chemical and waste-water treatment industries.

This industrious and growing company was started in 1991...

robotic waterjet

Alliance Automation’s robotic waterjet trimming cells combine Motoman HP20D robots and Jet Edge’s 60,000 psi iP60-50 waterjet intensifier pumps for industry-leading precision and dependability. Photo credit: Alliance Automation, LLC

Alliance Automation, LLC, is one of the many unsung heroes of America’s manufacturing renaissance.  Since 2001, this determined Grand Blanc, Michigan automation supplier has searched the world for the very best manufacturing and automation solutions, bringing them home and finessing them to...
Belgravia Services crew with Midwest Mobile Waterjet

Brian Gleeson (center in navy blue) with the Belgravia Services crew.  Behind them is the Jet Edge waterjet intensifier pump that Midwest Mobile Waterjet equipment restored and sold to Belgravia Services for their major storage tank repair project. Courtesy Belgravia Services.

When you’re good at what you do, word gets around. 

That’s how an ultra-high pressure waterjet contractor from St. Paul, Minnesota, won a major project at an oil refinery in far-off Ndola, Zambia. 

Spin the globe and you’ll find Zambia right in the heart of southern Africa, nearly...

Contactor tower after waterjet cutting
Contactor Tower top section after successful waterjet cut -- note two remaining towers in background.
Photo Courtesy Aquablast Ltd.

Natural gas production in older United Kingdom North Sea gasfields is tailing off and energy companies are now having to finance major decommissioning works. Platforms and all their gas processing equipment are required by British and Norwegian law to be entirely removed after shutdown right...

Contractor cutting damaged wellhead with waterjet

As the firefighters battled the blazing wells, support crews from HYTORC® Middle East worked alongside them to prepare the wells for capping to prevent the gushing oil geysers from reigniting.

In January and February of 1991, Saddam Hussein's retreating troops detonated and set fire to 750 of Kuwait's 900 oil wells, creating a virtual hell on earth as 5 million barrels of oil a day fed the raging infernos and blackened the sky for days on end with choking, poisonous smoke....

A close up of one of the 10" holes Midwest Mobile Waterjet cut into the Inconel pipe.

A close up of one of the 10" holes Midwest Mobile Waterjet cut into the Inconel pipe. Note the clean edge left by the waterjet. Photo courtesy Midwest Mobile Waterjet.

When a Louisiana contractor needed a faster method of cutting holes into Inconel® pipe for a unique refinery project, they called Jet Edge in St. Michael, Minn. 

The contractor was in a bind. After two days at throwing everything they had at the 1.625" thick Inconel with a hole boring...

Safe-Cut developed a special waterjet cutting tool that was dropped down a 40' riser into a tank full of 32' of flammable naphtha.

In a project for Dow Chemical Company, Safe-Cut developed a special waterjet cutting tool that was dropped down a 40' riser into a tank full of 32' of flammable naphtha. They cut a 24" high by 1 ½" wide slot in the bottom of the riser so Dow could modify a gauge to get accurate product level information. The project was completed safely in less than five hours without taking the tank out of service. Photo courtesy Safe-Cut

The conventional method for dismantling or repairing petroleum storage tanks is to cut them apart with oxyacetylene torches and hand-held gouges. Sound a little hazardous and time consuming? Mass Technology Corporation thought so too. Convinced that there had to be a better way, Mass Technology...

Modern Marvels: Under Pressure video shoot at Michael Waltrip Racing in North Carolina.

Modern Marvels: Under Pressure video shoot at Michael Waltrip Racing in North Carolina.

Jet Edge was recently featured on the History Channel's Modern Marvels: Under Pressure episode (Jan. 30, 2012 on H2).

During Under Pressure, Modern Marvels explores the science behind Jet Edge's 90,000 psi industrial waterjet cutting technology and explains how ordinary tap water and sand...

Custom Fabricator PIW Corporation Couples 'Tool Box' of Innovation, High Tech Equipment and Craftsmanship with SWAT Team Approach

Custom Fabricator PIW Corporation Couples 'Tool Box' of Innovation, High Tech Equipment and Craftsmanship with SWAT Team Approach

 

When you have the right tools, the right skills and a reputation for innovation, service and quality, customers will beat a path to...

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