University of Wisconsin–Madison

Waterjet Cutting

Waterjet Costs

  • Staff time: $1.25/min
  • Machine run time: $.80/min
  • Machine startup fee: $15.00 (waived for instructional use)

Waterjet Specifications

  • Cut envelope: 4′ x 4′ x 6″ (121.92cm x 121.92cm x 15.24cm)
  • Kerf: ~.05″ (~1.270mm)
  • Minimum hole size: 1/8″ (3.175mm)

Waterjet Requests & Quotes Form

  • Please read note below before submitting drawings.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: dxf.


Please include an Imperial (a.k.a. English) CAD drawing in DXF format. Each drawing should include only the part itself, not additional parts or assemblies, and needs to be normal to when it is saved (good example, bad example). Please include the quantity of each in the file name (e.g. gear_x3.dxf, plate_x1.dxf where 3 gears and one plate are needed).