Proper laser maintenance can ensure that your laser is performing at its highest degree, and a well-maintained laser can have a longer working life than a laser that isn’t thoroughly cared for. Some fabricators watch maintenance fall low on the priority list, and once out of sight, it’s out of mind.
CO2 laser engravers can put a design on just about any material, but how can the best results be achieved for all of the different materials which can be used? The best speed and power settings to use are dependent upon both the material being cut and the wattage of the machine being used.
Lasers are versatile tools that can be used for a host of applications – from costly alloys to more traditional materials. But like any process, laser cutting is not without its weaknesses, despite all of the strengths and advantages it offers. A proper understanding of both the strengths and limitations of laser cutting is critical for determining whether or not a laser is the best tool for your cutting needs.
We began our exploration into the top tips and pitfalls to avoid when staging a cutting table demo in part 1 of this article. In this second part of our Do’s and Don’ts series, we’ll dive into even more points to consider during your journey through the flatbed cutter market. Check out the information below to see what areas you need consider before making your next purchase.
There’s a certain appeal to purchasing foreign products. In the automobile industry, for instance, the German-made Audi and BMW are often touted as luxurious, high-tech, and built to last. However, many are unaware of the various advantages and benefits of purchasing products manufactured in the U.S., especially when it comes to equipment utilized for manufacturing.
It’s easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to choosing the best-fit cutting system for your organization. Too often, companies invest in what they believe to be a “safe” choice — when in reality there might be a better solution available, regardless of an IBM caliber label, which could better match their operational needs and benefit their business’ performance.
Laser cutters might primarily appear somewhat limited to you because they are only able to cut flat objects. Surprisingly, however, the capabilities and possibilities of laser cutting are endless.
Welcome to the first of a two-part series that will explain laser cutters and how they function. While laser cutters popularity has only recently sparked, they have quickly become the standard for cutting technology within the manufacturing industry.
Let’s take a deeper look at laser cutters, illustrating what they are, how they work, and much more.
With marketing opportunities constantly evolving, people are always looking for new ways to get their names out there and different techniques they can use when it comes to product labels, and other printed materials. The laser cutters of today are far superior to the cutting technology that previously had been standard in the printing industry, and have the potential to diversify your business in many different ways. And, if this technology isn’t all you need, there are even now fully capable cutting solutions that can incorporate lasers in addition to traditional routing and knife cutting capabilities.