Safire Waterjet

Virtually any material can be cut

About Safire Water jet cutting

Safire Water jet based in Southampton, Hampshire, UK is the material cutting division of Safire Associates an engineering business in Southampton

We offer the precision water jet cutting of virtually any material including stainless steel, aluminium, brass, bronze, steel, armour plating, glass, rubber, plastics and much more. We fulfil the cutting requirements for corporate and industrial clients, scientific clients, Mod and its suppliers, the general public, artists, designers and inventors.  Unlike some profile cutting companies we are engineers with water jet cutting facilities, this gives us an edge as we think outside the box and offer good problem solving and design abilities as well as our cutting services.

Our Cnc Water jet profiling facility’s have cutting edge computer aided design software and highly skilled engineers offering unbeatable quality, service and experience.

Please contact us to discuss your Water jet cutting requirement, concepts, designs or for more information.

Other facilities at Safire Associates

Safire Water jet is the cutting division of Safire Associates, an engineering company that has machining facilities and manufactures one offs, prototypes, project engineering and batch runs.

Further facilities offered by Safire Associates engineering workshop include: 

  • Cnc Water jet profiling – ability to cut virtually any 2d design into virtually any material up to 2440mm x 1220mm and up to 180mm ish thick.
  • Cnc Milling – 3 axis cnc milling, 1000mm x 500mm table travel, with manual tool change, Linked to cad/cam system.
  • Cnc Turning – 2 axis cnc turning with manual tool change. Linked to cad/cam system.
  • Drills – various.
  • Sheet metal guillotine – manual air powered, 1250 mm max width of cut, 2 mm max in steel.
  • Cnc brake press – 4 axis Cnc brake press 1270mm width (1000mm between columns for deeper work).
  • Sheet metal folder – manual 1250 mm max width of fold, 2 mm max in steel.
  • Manual Presses – manual deep throat fly press, bar benders, toggle and smaller bench presses.
  • Sheet metal Roller – manual 1250 mm max width of roll, up to 1.5 mm max in steel.
  • Welding – Mig, Tig, & Gas.
  • Cnc Laser Etching – We can laser etch up to 600mm x 450mm in size and can also cut certain thin material like wood and plastic

Some of the machines at Safire

Cnc Water jet profiling

Ability to cut virtually any 2d design into virtually any material up to 2440mm x 1220mm and up to 180mm ish thick.

Cnc press Brake

4 axis Cnc brake press 1270mm width (1000mm between columns for deeper work).

Cnc Milling

3 axis cnc milling, 1000mm x 500mm table travel, with manual tool change, Linked to cad/cam system.

Manuel milling

Large manuel universal knee milling drilling machine

Cnc turning

2 axis cnc turning with manual tool change. Linked to cad/cam system.

2d and 3d cad & cam

we have an array of software to create designs, nest and program machines

Other machines at Safire Associates include manual guillotines, presses, benders, drilling  and tapping equipment

hand operated segmented sheet metal folding
sheet metal guillotine shear
geared hand rolling machine
Deep throat fly press