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This article provides a detailed account of the process development, cutting principle, and components of the abrasive waterjet cutting process. The advantages of abrasive waterjet machining are summarized. The article also discusses the factors affecting the cut quality, and the applications and limitations of abrasive waterjet cutting.

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Abrasive Waterjet Cutting, Metalworking: Sheet Forming, Vol 14B, ASM Handbook, Edited By S.L. Semiatin, ASM International, 2006, p 120–129,

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