with with Aquavision DI Controller

There are many benefits to a High Rail Gantry Waterjet. First of all it opens the work envelope for easier access, and the overhead design raises critical components out of the processing environment. The isolated motion system and rigid steel beams make this the most accurate waterjet cutter on the market. Incorporating the 5-axis cutting head into your Edge X5-HR system allows you to bevel cut angles to 60° in the hardest materials with a taper-free finish.  Aerospace, contract manufacturing and highly specialized applications companies that require accuracy and durability from their abrasive cutting have a story to tell.  Click on the links to learn more about Custom Applications and Custom Configurations.

  • 5-axis cutting head can cut bevels to 60° and eliminate tapers
  • Easy-access work envelope
  • Motion components protected from harsh process environment
  • Isolated motion system for accuracy
  • Cut with water or abrasive
  • Linear bearings, hardened precision ground ways
  • Protected critical bearing components with labyrinth seals and positive air pressure
  • Direct-couple, AC brushless servo motors with absolute encoders
  • Adjustable pre-loaded anti-backlash recirculating ball screws
  • Dual synchronized y-axis drive system
  • Technical service and free lifetime factory training



  • Aquavision DI fully-networkable, industrial PC controller
  • Full visibility and access to machine code
  • Full-featured hand-held pendant
  • Precision ball screws directly coupled to servo motors
  • ±0.001″ linear positional accuracy over 12″ (304 mm) per axis
  • ±0.001″ repeatability (bidirectional)
  • ±0.003″ renishaw ballbar tests of squareness and straightness over 24″ (608 mm)
  • ±0.0004″ backlash – max
  • Factory set ranges of 500–1,000 IPM rapid positioning based upon application
  • Motorized or servo-motor driven 12″ (304 mm) vertical travel height control
  • Programmable secondary Z carriage, servo-motor driven 12″ (304 mm) height
  • Optional 18″ and 24″ Z carriage vertical travel
  • High pressure water monitor and abrasive delivery monitor


  • 5-axis cutting head can cut with water only or with abrasive
  • Laser surface mapping
  • Contact height sensor
  • CAD/CAM nesting software
  • Lights-out cutting package for unattended operation
  • Noise reduction and underwater cutting options
  • Stainless steel catcher tank and slat kits
  • Splash shields
  • Light curtains
  • Shuttle systems and conveyors for material load/unload


  • 1-year or 2,000-hour warranty
  • Extended warranties available
  • Lifetime product training