Sign & Digital Graphics

May '17

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82 • May 2017 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S ARCHITECTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL Waterjets are perhaps the most versatile of all CNC cutting equipment, able to cut diverse materials from mirror glass to marble, from thin alu- minum to plate steel and stainless. Thin materials, especially alumi- num, are easy and cut fairly fast on a CNC waterjet. Thicker materials like plate aluminum for letters and logos are accurately and neatly cut on a waterjet, which cuts using a thin powerful stream of 50,000psi water mixed with a small amount of sand.

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