Beginners Guide to Metal Cutting with a Laser

In the sign and display industry, business owners are always on the lookout for new and more cost-efficient ways to produce graphical shapes on a wide variety of materials. They also commonly keep an eye out for ways to produce total aluminum signage as time-efficiently as possible, and other metal products, as these are used more and more to meet their customer’s requirements.

 

In response to this search for ingenuity, companies that make laser cutters have been hard at work developing new machines and methods for producing parts including total aluminum signage. The advancements they have been making, with new kinds of laser cutting solutions have ended up resulting in higher production capabilities, as well as increased process and system flexibility for those looking for an all metal cutting solution. But, in the grand format market, needs are much more limited and alternative capabilities using a router are both sufficient, and allow for a single system to handle more of the PSP’s workload

 

Let’s take a deeper look at the process that must be undertaken to perform significant metal cutting with a router cutter vs. a laser.

How to Avoid Flashback and Achieve Great Results With Acrylic Laser Cutting

When you use acrylic for your laser cut signage jobs, it opens doors to unique cutting and etching options with respect to creativity. It does, however, take practice to work with acrylic, and lacking the proper amount of experience when working with it can produce mixed results.

Laser cutting acrylic can be difficult, but with the right training, you can reach an impressive skill level, thank your manufacturer. Let’s take a look at some of the most useful tips when trying to get high-quality results from acrylic laser cutting.

[Infographic] 8 Benefits of Nesting Software

There are many important benefits of nesting software, including reduction of wasted materials and improved productivity.This handy infographic describes the many ways nesting software will dramatically improve your manufacturing business.    Nesting software allows for less waste which equals money savings. The professionals at MCT Digital use this software combined with the VersaTech2 to cut and…

MCT Digital Makes Major Improvements Across the Board

By now it’s quite obvious that the new breakthrough technology of digital printing has changed and is continuing to change the printing industry. Digital printers and digital cutters are quickly replacing traditional offset printing presses and outdated cutters. MCT digital is by far the most prestigious company involved in this phase shift. In 2016, MCT Digital won the product of the year award for its patented VersaTech2 machine.