Kerf Blog

12th January 2023
How Does a Water Jet Cutting Machine Work?

Are you thinking about investing in a water jet cutting machine? If yes, then it can be a good idea to first find out how this high-speed cutting tool works. Offering unrivalled precision cutting and the ability to cut a wide range of different materials, read on to find out exactly everything you need to […]

22nd December 2022
How to Retrofit Your CNC Machine

If you want to retrofit your CNC machine but don’t know where to even begin, then you have come to the right place. With control technology being more advanced than ever before, there has never been a better time to make mechanical improvements to your CNC system. Whether you want to achieve increased performance and […]

8th December 2022
Are CNC Plasma Cutting Machines Difficult to Operate?

If you want to use a CNC plasma cutting machine for the first time, then you may be feeling a little nervous. With super-high temperatures and high voltages, you need to ensure that you know exactly what you are doing before you operate a plasma torch. Luckily, the below blog will tell you exactly what […]

28th October 2022
5 Facts About Waterjet Cutting Machines

Waterjet cutting machines are impressive tools that can be used for a wide range of purposes. The range of materials they are capable of cutting through is expansive – ranging from metals to stone, plastics, composites, and glass, among many more. What’s more, they provide a neat cut that creates minimal waste. This arguably makes […]

21st October 2022
What Materials Can a Waterjet Cutting Machine Cut Through?

Waterjet cutting machines are incredibly useful tools because they can easily cut through an incredible range of materials. Many cutters or drills have a difficult time cutting through dense materials like concrete or metals, but waterjets take it in their stride. This is why they are regarded so highly in a variety of industries – […]

10th October 2022
How Quick Is Abrasive Waterjet Cutting?

Abrasive waterjet cutting is an extremely powerful cutter primarily used for tough materials such as stainless steel. In fact, it cuts almost any material, which makes it an extremely useful tool. However, you are probably wondering exactly how it works and how quick abrasive waterjet cutting is. Not only is understanding how an abrasive waterjet […]

3rd October 2022
The Importance of Decent Water Flow for Running a Water Jet Cutter

If you are thinking of buying a water jet cutter, or you are struggling to get the best out of it, then you are probably wondering how the water itself can affect the performance of the jet. In truth, the quality, quantity, and pressure of the water can all massively affect the efficiency of your […]

12th September 2022
What Metals Can Be Cut with the Oxy-Fuel Gas Process?

Oxy-fuel cutting is a powerful thermal cutting process used to cut ferrous metals. This highly popular metal-cutting method uses oxygen and fuel gases (such as propane, acetylene, propylene, MAPP, and natural gas) to cut through materials.Also called ‘plasma cutting’, oxy fuelled cutting is one of the most widely used industrial thermal cutting processes. It can […]

12th September 2022
Top 5 Oxy Fuel Cutting Tips and Tricks

Oxy-fuel cutting is a common industrial process for cutting various materials – more specifically, ferrous metals, such as low-carbon steel, medium-carbon steel, mild steel, iron and titanium. However, the process cannot cut non-ferrous metals that don’t rust, such as stainless steel. Therefore, when cutting steel via the oxy-fuel method, only carbon steel or mild steel […]

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