Laser cutting is a way to cut a design from a material with the help of a CAD file to guide it. There are a variety of laser cutting methods, such as blow and burn, scribing, and cold cutting. Some materials we laser cut include:
Working with your drawings, our expert laser operators at Precision Machining & Fab will use state-of-the-art machinery to produce consistently outstanding results. Our new production facility lets us offer both fabrication and finishing services. working with you on more steps from creation to completion of your project.
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Types of Laser Cutting
There is a wide range of laser cutting techniques, depending on the material you want to cut or engrave:
- CO2 or Fiber Laser Cutting
- Vaporization Cutting
- Melt and Blow
- Thermal Stress Cracking
- Stealth dieing of silicon wafers
- Reactive cutting
Our facility specializes in CO2 laser cutting, which uses a lens to concentrate CO2 laser beams on the material surface.
Our Facility Capabilities
Our facility’s three precise laser-cutting CO2 machines use 4,400 kW of power and offers features like flying optics, which enable the laser beam to be guided to the material by an x- and y-axis) and to cut at 2, 3, and 5 axes.
Work pieces can be up to 80” X 160” and of diameters up to 80.”
Exceptional control of power and speed enables our machines to deliver tolerances of plus/minus 0.002. This applies from very thin sheets to material up to 1” thick.
The kerf, or amount of material, the laser removes when cutting varies according to the material and the laser beam’s width (tolerance). All the machines we use have exceptionally fine tolerance to achieve great precision in cutting, even down to the smallest dimensions.
With your chosen material, we can configure the laser to cut your artwork at any power, speed, and frequency. We use these adjustments to fit your specific material and create functional, beautiful items.
Some industries that regularly utilize laser cutting include:
Our Material Capabilities
Our laser cutting machines handle non-ferrous and ferrous metals, including:
- Several types of steel and stainless steel
The materials come in the form of heavy pipe, plate, and almost any shape that can fit in our work envelope.
In addition to metals, we work with materials such as:
Contact Precision Machining & Fab for All Your Laser Cutting Needs
As a forward-thinking manufacturer, our team and facility is geared for efficiency. We are committed to the tenants of Lean Manufacturing and continued improvement.
We hold ISO 9001:2008, and AS 9100 certification, and have a level of automation that lets us operate lights out. With these resources and our extensive capabilities, we offer lead times of one to six days, as well as emergency and rush services.
To learn more about laser cutting and all our other fabrication services, contact us directly.