KENT, Wash., 5 October 2016 – Flow International Corporation, the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet machines for cutting applications, announced today the release of Compass™, the industry’s most precise contour following and collision sensing solution. The patent-pending design behind Compass ensures that Flow customers cut the most accurate part, regardless of environmental elements involved. Compass automatically makes real time cutting head height adjustments to allow precision cutting of non-flat or stress relieving material. The collision sensor Compass includes protects the machine from damage and downtime.