Just Add Water

Male student and a waterjet
Mechanical Engineering student Connor Gigone watches sheet metal parts for the Cal Poly Racing Team's Formula Car being cut on a new waterjet cutter in the Mustang '60 Machine Shop during quarter break. A gift from an anonymous donor, the Flow Mach 2 Waterjet can cut virtually any material up to seven inches thick with a stream of water under 55,000 PSI. “Formula car has a huge need for sheet metal parts and this new waterjet is ideal for us because now we can cut everything in one place on campus,” said Gigone. “No question it will be one of the most popular pieces of equipment in the shop.”

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