Understanding Waterjet Cut Quality
Please refer to the following reference images for a better understanding of abrasive waterjets different cut qualities. Please note that different materials may not appear the same, these cuts were all done in ½ thick 304 Stainless Steel.
20% Cut Quality – An excellent finish with minimally visible jet lines.
40% Cut Quality – Our most common cut with great tolerance and excellent appearance.
60% Cut Quality – A good compromise to finish where cost is a concern.
80% Cut Quality – Our most common rough cut clean separation.
100% Cut Quality – Does not provide a clean separation and is not used very often.
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