Laser Cutting Machine & Its Role In Custom Metal Fabrication

Custom metal fabrication is an intricate process wherein workpieces are carved to perfection. This process also ensures minimum to no material and time wastage, faster output and ease of operation. Custom metal fabrication is done with the help of state-of-the-art machinery and techniques. A laser cutting machine is one of the most significant pieces of equipment used by metal fabricators. In this blog, we highlight the characteristics of laser cutting machines and their role in the metal fabrication process.


Importance of laser cutting machine in custom metal fabrication


High accuracy and stability: 
The laser cutting machine uses a precision ball screw drive mechanism and an optimized CNC system. This results in stable performance and highly accurate results.

High quality of cutting section: 
A laser cutting machine adopts a mechanical follow-up cutting head system, wherein the cutting head is moved in sync with the plate height. Because of this, the position of the cutting point remains unchanged, resulting in a flat and smooth slit. Hence, there is no need for post-processing of the cross-section. This comes in handy for flat or curved plate cutting.

Wider applications: 
A laser cutting machine can cut metal plates up to 25000 mm x 1250 mm in width. It can be used on different types of metals and alloys like stainless steel, carbon steel, alloy steel, copper plate, aluminum plate, titanium plate, etc. A laser cutting machine is used across several industries like automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing, among others.

Low operational cost: 
A laser cutting machine is relatively cheaper than other high-precision cutting tools. The average operational cost of a laser machine ranges between $28 to $32 per hour.

You can contact us at Metal-Tronics for custom metal fabrication works in Toronto. We also undertake all types of laser cutting projects in Toronto. Speak to us today!