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    So, what is the nozzle made of? And what sort of pressures are needed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bob47907 View Post
    So, what is the nozzle made of? And what sort of pressures are needed?
    Tungsten carbide, ruby, diamond, probably some other really hard stuff. Pressures are crazy high, between 30,000 and 90,000 PSI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nova_robotics View Post
    Tungsten carbide, ruby, diamond, probably some other really hard stuff. Pressures are crazy high, between 30,000 and 90,000 PSI.
    Yes and the abrasives are almost a fine as powder the one we had could cut through 2" plate steel fairly easy but slow but it would slice 4 inch thick granite like a hot knife through butter



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