With over 20 years of innovation creating world-class abrasive waterjet cutting technology, OMAX became the first company to make abrasive waterjet machining more affordable and easy to use. OMAX have over 4000 systems in 63 countries around the world. That amount of coverage provides an unrivalled level of feedback and input. This ensures OMAX are always at the forefront of Abrasive Waterjet technology. With a focus in research and development, OMAX have one of the largest in-house teams that constantly work towards new innovations in waterjet technology.
With two product lines consisting of the OMAX waterjet and the MAXIEM waterjet ranges , OMAX have a machining system to suit a number of different manufacturing needs.
Stone manufacturers are choosing to work with the OMAX range of waterjets as their high efficiency and accuracy is well known in the industry.
OMAX’s range of waterjet systems use a unique Intelli-Trax drive system designed specifically for the Abrasive Waterjet environment. The superior technology in both hardware and software means the customer will cut faster with an OMAX system while using less power and less consumable items such as abrasive.
With the OMAX range of waterjets, stone manufacturers will be able to cut a number of different materials including:
- Natural Stone – Granite, Marble, Onyx and Travertine
- Engineered Stone – Caesar, Style, Quantum Quartz
- Ceramic – Dekton, Neolith, Maximum
OMAX, made exclusively in the USA, have a strong relationship with Australian based company Headland Machinery. Heading towards a decade-long relationship, Headland Machinery offer the full range of OMAX and MAXIEM Machines to manufacturers throughout Australia.
Headland have over 60 years industry experience supplying high-quality machines throughout Australia. With the largest service team nationwide, Headland hold a large stock of parts so are well are equipped to supply genuine OMAX spare parts and have certified engineers to assist customers with maintenance of their machines.
Taking advantage of this technology is Australian manufacturer GMG Stone, who were founded in 2002 and supply marble, granite and limestone to perform custom fabrication for architects, builders, contractors, and designers.
GMG Stone currently have two OMAX waterjets in operation at their head office on the Gold Coast plus a recent installation of the Maxiem 2040 at their new factory in Melbourne.
Javier Lewis, Operations Manager at GMG Stone Melbourne says the waterjet machines have improved efficiency in the business.
“We have been using waterjets for a number of years and they have improved our efficiency as well as reduced chips and blemishes. We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the machine,” says Javier. “When it came to evaluating our options we took some samples to be cut and in the end the OMAX performed the best.”