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IMTS Preview: Innovation-Packed Waterjet Experience Ahead

 

Every two years we look forward to IMTS (the International Manufacturing Technology Show), and if you’re like us, you do too. There’s just something about Chicago in early Fall and a hall full of the latest and greatest technology, manufacturing leaders, and more. With the previous year’s show cancelation, the anticipation for this year’s show is even greater. Our team has been working around the clock to bring you the latest technology, systems, software, and even special guests to this year’s show.
 

Without further ado, here’s a glimpse of what you can expect in the Flow booth (236207) at IMTS.

 

Waterjets!

Lots of waterjets. We’ll have three systems cutting parts in the booth: the Mach 500, Mach 200, and our newest addition, the EchoJet. On the Mach 500, we’ll be showcasing advanced 5-axis cutting with the Dynamic XD cutting head. The Mach 200 will be equipped with the Pivot+ cutting head and highlighting how easy it is for a waterjet to cut bevels.

The EchoJet – our new, fully enclosed waterjet system – will be performing a water-only cut on foam (no abrasive needed) with our standard cutting head. This new system is bound to turn heads with its design and features. It’s been built to reduce noise, contain spray, and is set up with operator creature comforts that make running a waterjet a breeze.


 

New Pump Technology

Flow is known for building direct drive and intensifier pumps, and both will be on display at IMTS. We’ll have a range of pressures in the booth, from 60,000 psi to 94,000 psi powering our waterjets. Additionally, we’ll be showcasing our newest pump – the MotoJet X. If you haven’t had a chance to see this pump in person yet, we urge you to check it out. It’s the industry’s first intensifier pump the customer never has to rebuild.   


 

New Software – To Infinity!

Our engineering team is continuously working on software enhancements and we’re extremely excited to bring you this one. At IMTS we’re introducing FlowXpert Infinity, the latest software solution that serves both 2D and 3D cutting in one easy to use and powerful solution. This single software is capable of powering your entire shop, but is specially tailored to waterjet.

FlowXpert Infinity has been optimized to reduce draw time and brings even the most robust software features as an option across the entire line of Flow waterjets. FlowXpert Infinity is the only fully integrated, non-third-party software by an OEM waterjet provider that allows customers to go from art to part in full 3D.


 

Joe Gibbs Racing, #19 Race Car

Is your engine running? We’re excited to showcase the Joe Gibbs Racing, Xfinity Series, #19 Toyota Supra in the Flow booth throughout the duration of the tradeshow. Come check it out in person and get up close and personal with a winning racecar, featuring parts cuts with a Flow waterjet.


 

Brandon Jones Signing Autographs

And if the race car itself wasn’t enough, Brandon Jones will be joining us on September 13, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm. Brandon won the Kansas City Xfinity race in the #19 Flow car for his inaugural win, and we’re honored to have him in the booth to sign autographs. Mark your calendar, bring your Sharpie, and get a hero card signed in booth 236207. (You don’t really have to bring your Sharpie, we’ll have them on hand).
 
Of course, what good is all this technology without anyone to walk you through it? We’ll have plenty of waterjet experts on hand to answer your toughest application questions. 

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