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How do I adjust my waterjet to use BARTON abrasives?

How do I adjust my waterjet to use BARTON abrasives?

Any changes of waterjet grades or abrasives from different suppliers will require recalibration of the abrasive flow rate. Because particle size distributions (PSD) vary from supplier-to-supplier abrasive will flow at different rates. Once the abrasive flow rate has been calculated, the measured feed rate Read more

How do I adjust my waterjet to use BARTON abrasives?2024-01-09T20:08:24-05:00

How do I minimize the kerf loss?

How do I minimize the kerf loss?

The primary factors on kerf loss are nozzle diameter and orifice selection. Using a larger nozzle than needed will increase kerf loss. Orifice alignment will also affect kerf loss. Improper orifice alignment will cause the stream to bounce inside the nozzle and will decrease nozzle life and Read more

How do I minimize the kerf loss?2024-01-02T18:06:11-05:00

HPX is often the higher priced waterjet abrasive. Why would I choose HPX garnet?

HPX is often the higher priced waterjet abrasive. Why would I choose HPX garnet?

HPX is a hard rock garnet abrasive with an Adirondack advantage — the sharpest, hardest garnet crystals on Earth with a unique crystalline structure and durability. Named for the Adirondack Mountains where it is exclusively mined by BARTON, ADIRONDACK HPX Read more

HPX is often the higher priced waterjet abrasive. Why would I choose HPX garnet?2024-01-02T18:07:34-05:00

Can garnet be used to etch with a waterjet?

Can garnet be used to etch with a waterjet?

BARTON garnet abrasives can be used to etch using a waterjet. However not all waterjet equipment has the software required for etching. Check your user’s manual to determine if your model and software has etching capabilities.

Can garnet be used to etch with a waterjet?2024-01-08T17:16:33-05:00

Can glass be cut on a waterjet?

Can glass be cut on a waterjet?

Yes, glass can be cut on a waterjet. Depending on the thickness, glass may flex during cutting and therefore should be fully supported on a flat level surface. HYDROBLOC waterjet bricks are a good support and will reduce the chance of frosting on the bottom of the glass. Read more

Can glass be cut on a waterjet?2024-01-02T18:08:47-05:00

How do I remove spent garnet from my waterjet tank?

How do I remove spent garnet from my waterjet tank?

The BARTON Abrasive Removal Tool (BART) is a convenient and effective tool for removing spent garnet from your waterjet tank. BART complements any type of central abrasive removal system. BART can clean many areas of the waterjet tank that the central removal systems don’t Read more

How do I remove spent garnet from my waterjet tank?2024-01-02T18:10:08-05:00

How do I calculate how much garnet I will need for my application?

How do I calculate how much garnet I will need for my application?

Total garnet required for any waterjet cutting application is calculated by the OEM software. Orifice/nozzle configuration will determine the recommended abrasive flow rate per minute. Once abrasive flow is determined, flow rate can be multiplied by the total inches per minute Read more

How do I calculate how much garnet I will need for my application?2024-01-02T18:10:46-05:00

BART Abrasive Removal Tool Giveaway Winner Announced

Thank you to all of those who entered our September 2023 BART® Abrasive Removal Tool Give-Away Raffle. Congratulations to Craig B. from Ohio who will receive a free BART wand. This light-weight and easy-to-use system allows operators to remove spent garnet from their waterjet tables at rates of over 3,000 Read more

BART Abrasive Removal Tool Giveaway Winner Announced2023-09-18T16:11:38-04:00

FF Journal features BARTON’s Labor-Saving Tools for Waterjet Operators

Read about the how Barton’s abrasive hopper and BART Abrasive Removal Tool can help machinery users avoid downtime, keep operations clean and eliminate waste. Spent garnet abrasive must be removed from a water-jet cutting machine on a regular basis. “Your machine will definitely perform better when the tank Read more

FF Journal features BARTON’s Labor-Saving Tools for Waterjet Operators2023-09-18T16:07:43-04:00
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