UNSW Making

Water Jet Cutter

Water Jet Cutter

A water jet cutter is a machine which uses pressures water to shoot garnet to cut 2D profiles out of metals, composites, woods or plasics. 


Required Badge

Waterjet Cutter Badge
Waterjet Cutter Badge image

Introduction to Waterjet cutter usage


Suitable Materials

  • Acrylic
  • Aluminium
  • Brass
  • Carbon FIber
  • Copper
  • Exterior Plywood
  • Fiberglass
  • Metal
  • Mild Steel
  • Plastic
  • Thermoplastics
  • Wood


  • Cutting

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace OMAX ProtoMAX 300mm x 300mm 1
MCIC MCIC Makerspace OMAX ProtoMAX 300mm x 300mm 1