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How does the laser process work?

June 27, 2014

The CO2 laser cutting process uses a focused laser beam and assist gas to sever metallic plate with high accuracy and exceptional process reliability. The laser beam is generated by a resonator, and delivered through the cutting nozzle via a system of mirrors.

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Posted in Cutting Systems , Tagged with Laser



What Is The Best Way To Cut Steel Plate

September 30, 2013

There are many ways to cut mild steel plate, some of which are suited for automation some are not. Some are suited for thinner plate, some for thicker. Some are fast, some are slow.

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Posted in Cutting Systems , Tagged with Laser, Plasma, Process, Waterjet



How Does Laser Cutting Work?

July 29, 2013

Lasers are used for many purposes. One way they are used is for cutting metal plates. On mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum plate, the laser cutting process is highly accurate, yields excellent cut quality, has a very small kerf width and small heat affect zone, and makes it possible to cut very intricate shapes and small holes.

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Posted in Cutting Systems , Tagged with Laser, Process



What is cutting kerf?

May 19, 2013

Kerf is defined as the width of material that is removed by a cutting process. It was originally used to describe how much wood was removed by a saw, because the teeth on a saw are bent to the side, so that they remove more material than the width of the saw blade itself, preventing the blade from getting stuck in the wood.

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Posted in Cutting Systems , Tagged with Laser, Oxy-Fuel, Plasma, Process, Waterjet



What is the best value – plasma, laser, or waterjet?

April 1, 2013

A customer recently posed that question, a very good question with a lot of possible different answers. The best "value" in a machine depends on what is most "valuable" to you! Some of the things you might value the most would be cost to purchase the machine, operating cost, cut quality, cut part precision, or production rate. So let’s take a quick look at some of the differences between these three cutting processes and compare how they might rate.

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Posted in Cutting Systems , Tagged with Laser, Plasma, Waterjet



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