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Owning and operating a waterjet machine can be very expensive, while there are several factors that can affect the hourly cost of running a waterjet, on average it can cost anywhere between $20-$40 an hour. This cost does not include labor nor the capital repayment to run a waterjet with a single abrasive cutting head at 60,000 pounds per square inch (PSI).

Here’s a breakdown. of a waterjet operation cost for a 60,000 PSI (50HP) Intensifier Pump:

Setup
Orifice Size0.13
Mixing Tube0.04
Garnet(lbs./min)1.2
Flow Rate(gpm)1.05
Cost% of Total
Garnet (Assuming $0.20/LBS) $16.0056%
Spares parts including Mixing Tube $8.6030%
Electricity $2.318%
Garnet Disposal($0.30/LBS) $1.445%
Water $0.251%
Total Cost $28.60

As shown in the breakdown, the spare parts cost is around 30% of the total operating cost. As with any piece of industrial equipment, waterjet machines require regular maintenance to keep them at peak performance. Part of the reason is that most of the waterjet OEM manufacturers sell their spares at a premium price – as that is their main source of profit. The waterjet owner, on the other hand, has to pay whatever the manufactures are asking, in order to keep their machine running under warranty.

If you are tired of the paying a premium price to waterjet OEM manufacturer, Accutek Waterjet gives you a way out. Founded by expert waterjet industry engineers, we developed an engineering and manufacturing proficiency that allows us to offer a combination of quality and value. You will save more than 35% on average by switching to us.

Typical Parts Savings, guaranteed the same or better life
OEM 1Part NumberOEM PriceOur priceYour saving
High pressure Seal 004406-1$18.67$9.00$9.67
High pressure Seal kit001198-1$139.95$95.00$44.95
High Pressure Cylinder007038-3$735.97$580.00$155.97
Check Valve Body004383-3$322.80$280.00$42.80
Universal On/Off Valve kit014998-1$175.95$142.00$33.95
Ruby Orifice014201-13$14.50$12.50$2.00
OEM 2Part NumberOEM PriceOur priceYour saving
High Pressure Seal051223385$63.00$32.00$31.00
On/Off Valve051116025$190.00$130.00$60.00
Valve PoppetBV901184$80.00$46.00$34.00
OEM 3Part NumberOEM PriceOur priceYour saving
Dynamic Seal3029511912.5$6.50
High Pressure Seal Kit303019210120$90.00
Dual On/Off Rebuild kit30192718085$95.00

Contact us at cs@accutekwaterjet.com or 1-833-Accutek
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