The Essentials of Metal Cutting in San Francisco, CA
When you think of metal fabrication or precision cutting, your mind probably turns to a machine shop or welding firm. You might be surprised to learn, however, that water jet cutting companies in San Francisco, CA are a superior choice and frequently chosen for these jobs and more!
Why? Because water jet cutting is an environmentally friendly, low-waste, highly precise method of cutting that can be applied across an exceptional variety of materials, catering to a range of industries.
What is water jet cutting?
Water jet cutting is a method of cutting through resilient materials via a mixture of pressurized water and abrasive additives—commonly aluminum oxide or some other abrasive (garnet in the case of Mach 1 Waterjet, Inc.). Jets of the mixture are highly pressurized and blasted through a nozzle that can be attuned to cut very precisely, making cuts that are incredibly accurate. Water jet cutting is commonly used in place of welding and other processes where heat might trigger unwanted reactions in the substance being cut.
What can we cut?
Water jet cutting is a powerful process that can quickly be applied to a bevy of materials to great effect. Some of the most common materials we’re able to cut includes:
- Stainless Steel
- All other metals!