It was in the year 1988 when we manufactured the first waterjet cutting machine for our own production. Since that year Muototerä Oy has been leader of waterjet manufacturers in Finland.
Until now we have manufactured over 100 waterjet machines for different cutting applications. The whole production of our company is based on quick, reliable and flexible service. Years of experience have enabled us to develop a full line of innovative waterjet cutting machines and other waterjet equipment.
In short, we are focused to the needs of our customers and we do not manufacture often similar products. This has been our asset in the process of operation.
Our business operation is based to quick, reliable and flexible service. We are always customer orientated which means that you will be served what you need. We are not trying to use same approach to all our customers, but rather tailor the solution to fit perfectly for your needs.
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Muototerä is a family owned company found in 1953, Tampere Finland.
First products were cutting blades designed for shoe industry. Machine building started in the late 1960s with die presses and machinery business expanded to other production machines used in the shoe and leather industry.
Few of our earliest waterjet machines from the 1980s
In the 1980s Muototerä started to manufacture production and automation solutions for other industries as well. It was year 1988 when we manufactured the first waterjet machine in Finland and since then Muototerä have been the lead producer of waterjet machines in Finland and Europe. During those times we also developed wood chip classifier for pulp industry and due to effective R&D work Muototerä still produces high technology automated chip classifiers.
Since the 1960s to this day, Muototerä have been designing and manufacturing special machinery for various industry needs. Own production with own mechanical, automation, and electricity engineering creates a customer service concept where experienced engineering office and state-of-the-art machinery works seamlessly.
Our current production facilities (approximately 3500 square meters) in Tampere. In the picture you can see four waterjet cutting machines and one special machinery project being manufactured.
Our customer base is wide including (but not limited to):
Muototerä's FinJet™ waterjet cutting machines enables you to cut virtually anything. Our product range is listed below. By clicking the title you can directly move to waterjet builder and configure cutting machine for you needs.
FinJet H-series is designed for continuous heavy duty water jet cutting. Its modular design enables numerous different variations so that every demanding need can be fulfilled. Hseries can be equipped with several cutting heads including 5- axis bevel cutting units. For 24/7 production a shuttle table is preferred option in order to get most out of the machine.
FinJet L-series is designed for flexible cutting in all environments. Flying bridge design enables the effective use of the machine from three different sides. L-series water jet cutting machines can be equipped with 1 or 2 cutting heads. Integrating a tube cutting unit is also an option. No matter if you are running a small job shop or producing demanding parts 24/7, with L-series you will be able to correspond all needs of water jet cutting.
FinJet’s P-series is water-only water jet cutting machine series. When cutting only soft materials, such as plastic, foam, rock wool, rubber or plywood, abrasive can be left out from the cutting process. This enables faster movements and system can be optimized for pure water cutting.
FinJet M –series is specially designed to cut high precision parts. It is an ideal solution for precision demanding pure water or abrasive waterjet cutting.
FinJet R-series covers wide range of robot integrated water jet cutting systems. Waterjet robot is ideal solution when we are aiming for maximum automation of the cutting process. We have done several robotic applications from standalone robotic cells to fully automated and integrated production lines.
No matter if you wish to cut metals, glass, plastic, wood, foodstuff, stone, or any other material, thanks to our experience we'll have just the right waterjet flow designed for that
As we design and build the water jets in our own premises, every machine is also possible to be tailored for your individual needs. As all this work is done in Finland, we are privileged to use The Key Flag Symbol.
Please take a look at Muototerä waterjet manufacturing concept
FinJet™ H6020 3D - Water jet cutting machine with two cutting heads and 5-axis bevel cutting possibility
FinJet™ H6030 PCU - Water jet cutting machine with tube cutting unit
FinJet™ L3015 UHP- Water jet cutting machine with two cutting heads and 6200 bar ultra high pressure
FinJet™ L6020 - Water jet cutting machine with two cutting heads and automatic nozzle distance adjustment
FinJet™ L8020 - Big 8x2 meters water jet cutting machine for pure water and abrasive cutting
FinJet™ L3015 Standard one cutting head waterjet cutter
FinJet™ R -Water jet cutting system integrated to robot cell
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We have been manufacturing chip classifiers already from the 1980s. In our current portfolio we have manual and automated wood chip classifiers. Both models are extremely reliable and fulfill the Nordic SCAN standard up to 100%.
Depending on the pulp mill capacity, the automated or manual chip classifier returns the investment already within its first year.
Manual Chip Classifier
Operation according SCAN-CM 40:01 standard: extremely accurate screening results. Box dimensions (inside): 90x400x650mm
Automated Chip Classifier
Demo video of our Automated Chip Classifier:
Automated Chip classifier includes Windows-based APu-software, robot operated chip classifier, opportunity to load 12 samples at a time and automatic waste removal.
Benefits in a nutshell:
We design and manufacture special machines and production lines to meet the different industrial markets needs. These special machines are unique and very seldom we design or manufacture two-alike machines.
Design is based on the need of the customer, who cannot find a proper machine in the market. We present you our plan and offer how to solve the problem.
We have been solving production challenges several decades and for example developed following unique solutions:
In several cases the engineered and manufactured special machine is integrated to an existing production line.
Our engineering and design service can serve you also without actual machine building. Please read more under engineering.
From below you can find information on our cutting dies and presses. If you are looking for a number punchers, please take a look at our marking solutions.
Cutting dies have been in our production already since the 1953. We manufacture dies to customer needs fast and flexible. High quality of the product is top priority to us.
We produce the following dies:
With our decades of experience, we have designed a quiet and reliable cutting press. Our cutting presses do not need lubrication, because all the bearings are in an oil bath.
Cutting presses are made in Finland and meet CE requirements.
For additional technical details and more information, please contact us directly.
We represent Sysco cutting presses in Finland. They have wide range of different cutting applications in their production. Please contact our sales for more information.
Muototerä have a comprehensive maintenance service that covers all spare and wear parts that are used in waterjet cutting. Through us you can also get spare parts to other manufacturers water jets.
From our own stock you can get to fast delivery all necessaru spare and wear parts needed in the waterjet cutting systems. In addition to our own products, we have support to KMT's, Flow's, and WSI's high pressure pumps.
Through us you have the whole KMT portfolio easily available. No matter if you are looking for a 6.200 bar or a smaller high pressure pump or spare part to any KMT model, we can deliver it to you.
We offer also a wide range of BuTech high pressure components. All necessary waterjet cutting components are available directly from stock.
We cut with water jet almost anything with over 25 years of experience. Depending on the production load, we can cut as fast as during the day when the material arrives. To our customers we cut daily metals, glass, plastic, wood, rubber, stone, and several other materials.
We have several waterjet machines in our production. We do pure water and abrasive cutting and also more demanding 5-axis / bevel cutting.
If you are looking to cut special material, we can do trials before the actual cutting work. Please contact us through sales
Please send your request for quotation with contact form or with e-mail directly to Jani Montonen. In the request it is good that you mention the required accuracy and surface quality. Bringing down the speed you will have more accurate cutting and smoother surfaces, but more experiences.
It is also possible to scan and vector cutting lines directly from the picture. Please ask for additional ways of working.
Our own staff performs fast and reliable maintenance services based on a pre schedule or ad-hoc requests. No matter if your waterjet cutting solution, chip classifier, cutting die or press, special engineered machine, marking device or any other machine deliver by us, we will offer service and maintenance to it.
Through us you can also get service and maintenance to other than Muototerä water jets. This includes:
Or service team operates flexibly in whole Finland and extensively in other European countries and also globally when requested.
Our own engineering team consist of mechanical, automation, and electricity professionals. We design the machines and solutions in-house, which enables optimal co-operation between our customer, engineering, and production. This seamless team work deliveries high quality results just the way our customer needs them.
In-house engineering ensures that our customer really gets what is needed and not only something we already have in the shelf.
We can also do only engineering if customer prefers to have own production. We also provide engineering services to upgrade and modify customers already existing production equipment.
Blackening (coating of black oxide steel) is a method which is used to generate a black surface on metal parts. Metal parts are boiled in water a solution of active substances including sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and sodium nitrate (NaNO3). After the process, all parts are impregnated with silicon oil.
Blacking is well suited for a variety of machine parts, tools, and gears. The surface of the product becomes smooth. The process is fast and Muototerä offers fast delivery times and excellent surface quality. Maximum product size in our blackening line:
We offer also corrosion removal service before the actual blackening process. The packaging of the product is done with special attention in order to ensure scratch free deliveries.
Muototerä's blacking line does not pose a danger to the environment.
Markings can be done to metal parts and typeplates according to customer needs. Marking data can be imported also from csv-textfile.
Marking can be included to cutting service as well. Please contact our sales.
We provide On-site laser calibration and ball-bar testing for machine tools.
The Renishaw XL-80 laser interferometer offers the ultimate in high performance measurement and calibration for motion systems and machine tools.
Our equipment consist of the following: