The Waterjet Advantage

Precision waterjet cutting

Our sophisticated waterjet cutting technology offers significant competitive advantages. The chart below demonstrates the advantages of water jet vs. laser cutting, EDM, and other “traditional” cutting methods. Water jet cutting cost, speed, and precision makes it the ideal solution to your next cutting job.

Requirements Waterjet EDM Laser Plasma Machine Tools
Cost and time efficient Yes No Yes Yes No
High tolerance, precise cutting Yes Yes Yes No Yes
No burned edges, no HAZ Yes No No No Yes
Multi-head cutting Yes No Yes Yes No
Material is over .750 inch think Yes Yes No Yes Yes
No distortion or discoloration Yes Yes No No Yes
Not conductive parts Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Nesting yield Yes Yes Yes No No
Shiny, mirror finish Yes Yes No No Yes
Brittle, soft or hard material Yes No No No No
Stainless steel, copper, brass or exotic material Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Suitable for additional machining Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
No toxic fumes, deposits, or carbon buildup Yes No No No Yes
Environmentally friendly Yes Yes Yes No No

Find out why West Coast Waterjet’s company slogan is “Quality Parts, First Time!” Request a quote for waterjet cutting services for your unique application, or contact us to learn more.

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