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Rivet :: Water Jet Cutting, New Plymouth, New Zealand

WHAT IS ABRASIVE WATER JET CUTTING?

Take ordinary tap water and pressurize it to 3800bar (55000) psi and force it through a very small sapphire or diamond oriface .35mm (014") mix the water with a very fine garnet abrasive and you have a very fine stream of water travelling very fast ,762 metres per second (about twice the speed of sound.  That will rapidly cut most materials.


Abrasivejet's cutting action is like a grinding process but instead of using a solid grinding wheel the forces and actions are provided by water, giving a precise smooth taper free cut with no heat.

WHAT MATERIALS CAN WE CUT?

At Rivet (previously Aquajet) we can provide waterjet cutting services of a wide range of materials for a large range of industries.

CAPABLE OF CUTTING MATERIALS. Such as Aluminium, Stainless steel, Mild steel, Hardened tool steel, Brass, Copper, Titanium,

EXOTICS  Including Carbon fibre, Fibre glass, Ceramic, Composites, Inconal, Foam, Polestyrene, Polyethylene, Plastic, PVC, Rubber, Glass, Marble, Granite, Concrete paving stones, Floor tiles, Wood, Sign board.

WHAT PROFILES CAN WE CUT ?

We can cut a lot of interesting profiles and shapes out of the wide range of materials mentioned above.  Splines, Gears and sprockets, Brackets and gussets, Flanges, Exhaust header plates , Letters and numbers, for the sign industry. Wall and garden art.  Check out our photo gallery, Go to our contact page if you have any queries as to what we can do for you.