Why Choose CO2 Laser Cutting in Toronto?

While fiber lasers are considered the latest in laser technology, CO2 lasers have been on the market for more than 30 years now. For this reason, it is only appropriate to learn the fundamental advantages of CO2 lasers that survived through time and continued to adapt to the demands of the modern industry. 

Here are a few things to consider when choosing laser cutting in Toronto for your next project: 


CO2 lasers produce a finer edge quality even in thicker materials

One of the pros of using a CO2 laser cutter is its ability to cut thicker materials and it does it with faster initial piercing times. It then leaves a smooth surface and straight clean edges, especially when cutting workpieces above 5mm.

It’s no wonder why so many metal fabrication companies rely on the performance of CO2 laser cutters. 


CO2 lasers can cut a variety of materials including non-metals

CO2 laser cutters offer flexibility over a wide range of laser applications. It can cut the most complex design and engrave the smallest graphics on a wide variety of materials including non-metals such as leather, wood, plastic, tiles, glass, and fabrics. 

Laser cutting in Toronto uses CO2 lasers to cut stainless steel, aluminum, mild steel and galvanized materials such as copper. 


Much more predictable technology

CO2 lasers were invented in the early years of the 1960s and have been out in the market for more than 30 years offering assurance to end-users. Without a doubt, CO2 lasers offer distinct capabilities that other types of lasers cannot duplicate. Specifically, it is so versatile it can cut a wide variety of thicker workpieces while producing a much cleaner edge than fiber lasers. 


Metal Tronics offers high-quality laser cutting in Toronto with its Mitsubishi CO2 laser machine. Over the years we cut precise complex shapes according to our client’s specifications. Call us today to learn more about what we can do for you!