Fast and economical waterjet cutting at 6200 bar
KMT, September 2016. At the EuroBLECH 2016 in Hanover (25-29 Oct), KMT Waterjet Systems is presenting its latest development in the field of high-pressure pumps for waterjet cutting: with the new STREAMLINE PRO-III model series, the company makes waterjet cutting in the ultra-high-pressure range of up to 6200 bar a great deal more efficient. KMT has achieved this by significant improvements in the pressure intensifier – especially the new SUPRAlife high-pressure seal, for which the manufacturer specifies a guaranteed service life of 500 hours. With the 93 kW pump (125 hp) from the PRO-III model series, KMT can now offer an extremely efficient combination of motor power and water pressure, allowing the fastest cutting speeds in the industry.
With the STREAMLINE PRO-III model series, KMT Waterjet Systems offers the latest generation of its successful PRO pump range for waterjet cutting at up to 6200 bar. The new high-pressure pump allows significantly longer running times – thereby also extending the maintenance intervals, reducing operating costs and making waterjet cutting in the ultra high-pressure region more efficient.
The pump owes the improved running times in particular to the new SUPRAlife high-pressure seal: To extend the usage times and thus to increase the efficiency of the high-pressure pump, KMT has revised the design of the high-pressure seal. The result is a seal package that is no longer installed in the bore of the high-pressure cylinder as it was previously, but is integrated into a cartridge, which seals against a chamfer at the end of the cylinder. Thus, damage to the cylinder bore is avoided and the service life of the high-pressure seal and the cylinder body is increased. When treated properly, KMT Waterjet Systems guarantees a minimum running time of 500 hours for the new SUPRAlife high-pressure seal.
Simple retrofitting of older pump models
KMT offers an upgrade kit for all customers who already work in the ultra high-pressure area and operate a KMT high-pressure pump of the STREAMLINE PRO-I or PRO-2 model series. This means that existing customers can also benefit from the advantages of the PRO-III pressure intensifier.
Efficient waterjet cutting at 6,200 bar
Waterjet cutting at 6200 bar is efficient with the STREAMLINE PRO-III high-pressure pump: the longer running times of the high-pressure components have a positive effect on the machine running time and thus on the entire production process. In addition, the model STREAMLINE PRO-III 125 provides a combination of motor power and cutting pressure unrivalled in the industry. At 93 kW / 125 hp, two cutting nozzles with a diameter of 0.28 mm or one nozzle of up to 0.38 mm can be used at maximum pressure. The cutting speed can therefore be increased by up to 50% compared to conventional 4100 bar applications.
About KMT Waterjet Systems
KMT Waterjet Systems is a leading multinational manufacturer of components for waterjet cutting systems. The company develops solutions for a wide range of industries and applications. Since 1971, the company has been dedicated to long-term customer relationships. Continuous investment in innovation has made KMT Waterjet Systems the market leader in the waterjet cutting industry. High pressure pumps, cutting heads, abrasive systems, high pressure tubes, original spare parts and a global service network are among the key products and services of the company. Further informations can be found at www.kmt-waterjet.com