Water Jet Cutter Training
You'll need to register for access to the Omax site at
and create a password with the usual mix of uppercase, lowercase, number and punctuation. You'll be asked for two serial numbers for our machine:
- Table serial number: S15085019
- Pump serial number: P210008
- and a zip code: 70118
Select "Create Account" and provide your tulane.edu address and a password with the usual mix of uppercase, lowercase, number and punctuation.
You'll receive an e-mail requesting confirmation; open it and "activate" your account.
If you have trouble gaining access (many people do), send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION: WINDOWS 10 ONLY Once you can login to the Omax site with your new account, go to
and login again. You'll get a page that lets you download the Omax software, called IntelliMAX.
On the pull-down,
- select Intelli-MAX
- then GlobalMAX
- then Windows 10 (it's the only choice)
- then Released
- and finally English.
You should see a download arrow that looks like an arrow pointing down from a cloud. Click on it, and a 482M zip file file will transfer; extract it and see a single ~494M Application in the directory. Double click to install. The usual "Software Installation Wizard" will pop up; click Next, Next and "Configure as an offline / desktop PC" Accept the license and the default installation directory.
After a restart, there will be a desktop icon for Omax MAKE. Launch it and follow these instructions: File:Registering IntelliMAX Software Online-1.pdf They are a bit out of date; registration is done completely online rather than with the phone call referenced in the handout.
TRAINING VIDEOS: MAC AND WINDOWS You're ready to start. There are a dozen good videos at
Skip the "before you begin" video -- it's just about downloading the software. Watch them, and try your own designs with the LAYOUT software. Note that you can import .dxf and .svg files into LAYOUT so your experience with Fusion360 and Inkscape will help you a lot.