Jet Edge Case Studies

Gary Lee started JDA Aqua Cutting, Inc. in 1996

In 1996, Gary and LaSondra started up JDA Aqua Cutting, Inc., a custom job shop in the south Chicago suburb of New Lenox.

Twelve years ago, Gary Lee was a purchasing manager for a 100-man Illinois job shop that was growing 30 percent a year.   By all accounts, he was doing well for himself, except for the fact that he was only 35 and already bored out his mind.

Lee was weighing...

Precision Waterjet Concepts has built a thriving business cutting precision parts from nothing but sand and water pressurized to 60,000 psi.

Precision Waterjet Concepts has built a thriving business cutting precision parts from nothing but sand and water pressurized to 60,000 psi.

Located in the heart of Minnesota's famously scenic Brainerd Lakes Region, Precision Waterjet Concepts has built a thriving business cutting precision parts from nothing but sand and water. No toxic gases. No noxious fumes, just sand and water, pressurized to 60,000 psi.

When company co-...

Midwest Mobile Waterjet designed and built a waterjet cutting tool that was used to cut out piles from a temporary work pier at the John James Audubon Bridge

Midwest Mobile Waterjet designed and built a waterjet cutting tool that was used to cut out piles from a temporary work pier at the John James Audubon Bridge construction site in Louisiana. The cutting tool was lowered down the inside of the piles and cut them at the required depth. Photo courtesy of Midwest Mobile Waterjet

When record spring floods made it impossible for the Audubon Bridge's contractors to remove their construction pier piles using conventional methods, they turned to Midwest Mobile Waterjet, a Minnesota-based waterjet contractor whose motto is "if it is possible, we can do it."

The bridge...

AK services cut the largest-ever access hole in an active U.S. Department of Energy radioactive waste storage tank

Water jet contractor AK Services made history by cutting the largest-ever access hole in an active U.S. Department of Energy radioactive waste storage tank at the DOE's Hanford Site in southeastern Washington.

Water jet contractor AK Services made history recently by cutting the largest-ever access hole in an active U.S. Department of Energy radioactive waste storage tank at the DOE's Hanford Site in southeastern Washington.  The Boston-area water jet contractor cut a 55-inch diameter hole in the top...

E.J. Bartells Increases productivity with Jet Edge Waterjet

E.J. Bartells Increases productivity with Jet Edge Waterjet

Jet Edge, Inc. is pleased to announce that E.J. Bartells has installed a Jet Edge waterjet cutting machine at its insulation, refractories and HVAC fabrication facility in Spokane, Wash.

Founded in 1923, E.J. Bartells provides thermal and acoustical-related products ranging from -350ºF ...

Jet Edge waterjetting lance blasting away hydrates

Jet Edge custom engineered a 36,000 psi waterjet intensifier pump that was dropped 5,000 feet into the Gulf to power a robot-operated waterjetting lance that blasted away the hydrates.

Water jet technology companies Jet Edge, Inc. and Chukar Waterjet, Inc. recently played a key role in helping BP stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The companies provided ultra-high pressure waterjet equipment and application expertise to blast away hydrate ice crystals that had formed...

Using Water Jet Abrasive Jet Cutting to Cut a Door Sheet into a Storage Tank

Cutting a door sheet into a storage tank. Waterjet is frequently used for this application because it cuts without heat or flames. Photo courtesy AK Services

If one word could describe the amazing water jet feats accomplished by water jet contractor AK Services, it would be "MONUMENTAL," and the all caps are no exaggeration.

Known coast-to-coast for its can-do reputation, this Boston-area contractor has completed some of the nation's toughest...

Michael Waltrip of Michael Waltrip Racing has seen dramatic water jet cutting productivity since powering its Jet Edge waterjet system

Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) has experienced dramatic water jet cutting productivity gains and cost reductions since powering its Jet Edge waterjet system with Jet Edge's 100hp 90,000 psi X-Stream water jet intensifier pump.

MWR Increases Productivity, Cuts Costs with 90,000 PSI Jet Edge!

Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) reports that it has experienced dramatic water jet cutting productivity gains and cost reductions since powering its Jet Edge waterjet system with Jet Edge's 100hp 90,000 psi X-...

Jacquet's Low Rail Waterjet System has really helped with their company growth

Jacquet has a very large inventory of stainless steel and nickel in many different grades, thicknesses and widths, and is able to near cut net-shape parts on their waterjet. Their Jet Edge waterjet system has really helped their growth.

When metal service center Jacquet of Lyon Saint Priest, France, entered the North American market in 2006, they entered it in a big way by offering an expansive selection of stainless steel and nickel alloy plates plus the ability to cut tight tolerance parts on the largest waterjet tables in...

Twelve Strike offers a full range of bowling scoring products

Twelve Strike offers a full range of bowling scoring products, including scoring pedestals and overhead display monitors, as well as scoring computers, and point-of-sale, back-office and central control systems. To date, Twelve Strike has installed 224 systems worldwide.

When Twelve Strike Bowling Services Owner Ron Richmond decided to add the waterjet process to his manufacturing facility in Long Beach, Calif., he insisted on two things: his...

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