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Here's an order for the B&R Automation Academy of B&R Industrial Automation Corp. We made the control panel backing plate from 0.12 inch thick stainless steel 304 using waterjet cutting.

"We use these metal plates as product mounting boards for our PLC, I/O modules, and drive. They are packed in Storm Cases and shipped all over the country for us to teach programming classes and field service classes to industrial machine builders (for example, Trumpf, a waterjet and laser cutting machine manufacturer, uses our products)."
Interested in getting your own control panels for industrial automation? Upload your design today for an instant quote.

On Monday, March 19, and Tuesday, March 20, you can turn your designs into real aluminum parts, and SAVE. Orders placed through our website will automatically receive a quantity discount when you choose 316 inch thick aluminum 6061 (that's 0.19" or 4.8 mm). That's the same price you'd receive if you were ordering 10 at a time, even with an order as small as 1 part.

Aluminum 6061 is a strong, lightweight material that's weldable and has good corrosion resistance. Our customers have used this material in robots, assembly lines, research projects, architectural elements, and much more. It's the most popular material we sell.

This sale is a great opportunity to try Big Blue Saw for the first time. Upload your design to our online quoting and ordering system now.

Starting Monday, March 19, Big Blue Saw will be having a SALE on custom waterjet cutting. When you order custom aluminum 6061 parts in 3/16 inch thickness (0.1875", about 4.8 mm), you will automatically receive a quantity discount. This applies to all qualifying waterjet cut parts ordered through our website. Get your designs ready now so that you don't miss the sale, which ends on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

Verify your designs now. Upload them to our online quoting system.

Starting Monday, February 26, Big Blue Saw is having a sale on waterjet cutting! During the sale, you will be able to save on custom parts made from your designs. Order aluminum 6061 in 5/16 inch thickness (0.3125 inches or about 7.9 mm) online, and automatically receive a quantity discount, no matter how small the order.

This is a great time to try out Big Blue Saw for the first time or to finish a project you've already begun. Hurry though, the sale ends on Tuesday, February 27. Upload your designs now to our online quoting and ordering system.


Here are 3 new signs ordered and installed by our customers.

First up is this sign from Finders Keepers Crafting, created for a trade show booth.

The word bubble and individual letters were waterjet cut from 1/8 inch thick clear polycarbonate polycarbontate plastic and painted and installed by Finders Keepers. Using a tough plastic like polycarbonate makes their sign lightweight and durable for portability. Here's their crew after the installation:

Next up are the plaques on an outdoor monument for SK Design Group

The plaques were waterjet cut with Basic Finish applied from 1/8 inch thick aluminum and installed by the customer. Aluminum has good corrosion resistance for an outdoor application. Note that the standoffs give the sign some depth for extra visual impact.

Finaly, we have this logo for the Urban Trends Collection retail store. We waterjet cut the from 1/4 inch thick aluminum 6061 and applied Basic Finish.

The customer installed the lettering in several places around the store, as well as outside the entrance.