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2009 American WJTA Conference & Expo
Houston, Texas


Session A - Manufacturing Applications

A1 AWIJ Cutting of Structures Made of Magnesium Alloys for the Cardiovascular Surgery
C. Biskup et al

A2 ASJ Singulating Micro SD Cards
S. Jiang

A3 Abrasive-Water Jet Shaping of Bas-Relief
P. Borkowski and A. Szpakowicz

A4 The Accuracy of the Kerf Width Profiles of Facing Slabs and Modernization of Edging Machines for AWJ Cutting
J. Asatryan and Kh. Suvaryan

Session B - Cleaning and Surface Preparation

B1 Cleaning of Heat Transfer Tubes with Automated Water Jets
T. Shawver

B2 Optimizing Flow and Pressure in Waterblast Cleaning
D. Wright and T. Mathis

B3 Effect of Pressure and Stand-off Distance on Mass Removal and Surface Roughness in Paint Stripping with the Waterjet
M.R. Shabgard, H. Teimourian, B. Mutabi, H.V. Tamaddoni and A. Soleimanzadeh

B4 A General Overview of Waterjet Surface Treatment Modeling
A. Chillman, M. Ramulu and M. Hashish

Session C - Jet and Flow Characteristics

C1 Uncertainty Components Interaction on the Water Jet Velocity Measurement by Laser Velocimetry
M. Annoni, M. Monno and G. Scarano

C2 Study on Downhole Jet Flow Field of High Pressure PDC Bit with Dual-Flow Channel
Z. Wang, L. Xue, X. Wang and Y. Liu

C3 Numerical Simulation of the Formation and Reattachment Length of Water Jet for Different Orifice Geometries
A.T. Basha, M. Annoni and M. Monno

C4 Numerical Simulation of High-Speed Water Jet Flow with Cavitation by a Compressible Mixture Flow Model
G. Pen, S. Shimizu and S. Fujikawa

Session D - System Design Considerations

D1 Configuring a Waterblast System
D. Wright and S. Hardy

D2 Design, Manufacture and Installation of APWSS (Automated Pulsed Waterjet Stripping System)
A. Tieu, W. Yan, B. Daniels, M. Vijay, F.M. Cuneo and M.R. Berezowsky

Session E - Rust Removal and Inspection

E1 How to Inspect for Flash Rust
L. Frenzel

E2 Engineering Application fo Ultra High Pressure Water Jet Rust Removal
S. Xue, Z. Chen, Y. Wang, S. Ba and H. Zhu

Session F - Mining Applications from Egypt and China

F1 Jet Assisted Shearer for Cutting the Phosphate at Abu Tartour Deposit (Egypt)
S.I. Youssef

F2 Applications of Self-Excited Pulsed Water Jet in Uncovering Rock Cross Cut Coal of Chinese Coal Mines
Y. Lu, ZS. Ge, X. Li, Y. Liu, S. Zhang and J. Chen

Session G - Rock Cutting and Drilling

G1 Creating Free Surfaces on Hard Rocks Using Abrasive Suspension Water Jet Manipulators
S. Han and J. Kim

G2 An Experimental Study on Hydraulic Pulsed Cavitation Jet Drilling in Deep Wells
G. Li, H. Shi, Z. Huang, Z. Zhang, F. Luo, Y. Kang, Z. Wu and Y. Nie

G3 Some Advances in Ultrahigh Pressure Jet Assisting Rock-Breaking Technique: Theory and Experiment
Z. Wang, L. Xue, X. Wang and B. Li

Session H - Jet Considerations and Effects on Material

H1 Kerf Characterization in Abrasive Waterjet Cutting
J. Zeng and A. Henning

H2 Pulsation of Abrasive Water-Jet
S. Shimizu, T. Ishikawa, A. Saito and G. Peng

H3 Fatigue Performance Enhancement of AWJ-Machined Aircraft Aluminum with Dry-Grit Blasting
H.-T. Liu, T. Gnäupel-Herold, Y. Hovanski and M.E. Dahl

H4 Observations of Titanium Surfaces Impinged with Ultra-High Pressure Waterjets
A. Chillman, M. Ramulu and M. Hashish

Session I - Safety and Special Applications

I1 Research on the Safety Distance from a Nozzle - Measurement of Safe Standoff Distances of WJ and ASJ
H. Katakura

I2 Water Abrasive Suspension (WAS) Cutting Under Water in Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants
J. Kleimann

I3 Special AWJ Nozzles
M. Hashish

Session J - Composite Machining Observations

J1 Quality Issues Associated with Abrasive Waterjet Cutting and Drilling of Advanced Composites
M. Ramulu, I. Hwang and V. Isvilanonda

J2 Comparative Investigation of Abrasive Waterjet Cut Kerf Quality Characteristics for Aramid, Glass and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites Used in Transport Aircraft Applications
T. Siddiqui, M. Shukla and P. Tambe

J3 Abrasive Water Jet Milling of Composite Materials: Material Integrity
F. Cénac, M. Déléris, F. Collombet and R. Zitoune