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What is Laser Cutting?
What is Laser Cutting?
June 06, 2017

In Layman’s language, laser cutting is an advanced production process that uses laser beams to make cuts, leave incisions, and finish the surface of a product. The process involves the use of an advanced metrical design transfer from one surface to another.

Practical machinists prefer the use of laser cutting Toronto techniques for various reasons. These include:

  • Since the laser beam used has minimal contact with the surface, there is minimal surface damage. The resultant edges are also finely finished, meaning that the surfaces have minimal sheering during and after cutting is completed.
  • Laser cutting permits the engraving and machining of end products with minimal damage on these product’s extremely thin surfaces.
  • Laser cutting is also known for its high level of precision and functionality. As a result, cuts made through advanced laser cutting processes yield more precise outfits, and can be effectively used in duplicating machined parts or their components.

There are various types of laser cutting techniques. These include, but are not limited to:

  • CO2 cutting
  • Plasma cutting

Regardless of the cutting technique used, there are various methods that can be used to achieve optimal results. These relate to the following approaches:

  • Melt and blow method
  • Thermal stress cracking
  • Vapor cutting method
  • Reactive cutting method
  • Stealth dicing method

The quality of the finish produced by a laser cutting process is determined by various factors. Expert guidance from your laser cutting Toronto specialist should yield optimal results, especially when the following expectations are met:

  • Tolerance levels of the approach used
  • Nature of material used

While attaining optimal results from your laser cutting process is not always guaranteed, there is a requirement for an appropriate set of tools and a suitable environment for your needs. A combination of these factors ensures that you will receive excellent service from your selected laser cutting Toronto Company.

 

Always stick to the tightest tolerances
Posted by: Seraph | July 19, 2017, 3:16 pm
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