Tank Cleaning Cycle

WAZER collects Used Abrasive from the four corners of the Tank. During cutting abrasive is pushed into the corners by the main cutting jet. However, some abrasive can still accumulate in the middle and edges of the Tank, especially if you are only cutting in one area. To collect this Used Abrasive, run the Tank Cleaning Cycle from the Setup & Maintenance menu of the Control Panel. This procedure will help prevent any clogs in the Filtration System. We also recommend running this cycle before cutting if your machine has been sitting for a long time with abrasive in the bottom.  It is also important to note that this routine will not pickup everything and in fact to pick up abrasive there needs to be at least a certain amount in the tank. Otherwise it all just swirls around.

  1. Prepare WAZER as you would for cutting (typical startup procedure to the point you are ready to select a Cut File). Make sure the water supply is on and both WAZER and Pump Box are being powered.

  2. Remove any Material and Fastening Screws from the Cut Bed.

  3. Raise the Nozzle Height so that it won’t collide with the Cut Bed.

  4. Select Setup & Maintenance > Maintenance > Tank Cleaning on the Control Panel and press Start to begin the Tank Cleaning Cycle.

  5. Allow the Tank Cleaning Cycle to finish running.

  6. Select Setup & Maintenance > Maintenance >Used Abr. Collect

  7. Allow to run until the flow is clear. When it does press okay to end collection.

  8. Empty the Used Abrasive Buckets if they are relatively full. 


    There will always be some used abrasive left in the tank bottom after tank cleaning is performed.

[NOTICE] It is important that you run a Tank Cleaning Cycle after every cut. This will help keep WAZER clean and will prevent you from scooping Used Abrasive out of the Tank by hand. Failure to do so will result in damage to the machine.

[CAUTION] Bacteria can build up in the standing water of the tank. Any injuries or cuts, even minor ones, should be treated with caution. If you have an open wound avoid contact with the water or wear gloves that do not expose you to the tank water.