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Things You Should Consider When Deciding on Laser Cutting Methods

There is no doubt that a laser cutter is a very versatile and useful tool in virtually every shop. Laser cutting in Ontario uses a highly effective and powerful laser to cut or engrave materials. Laser cutting machines operate by utilizing and manipulating a high-powered laser beam which cuts and engraves material with great precision.


But just like other cutting technologies and machines,

there are some considerations you have to make before

you can determine what specific laser cutter your

application requires.


First, you have to know what particular material you will be cutting because it will significantly affect the choice of which laser cutter would be best to do the job. It’s also beneficial to know that laser cutting in Ontario can also be used to cut a wide variety of materials, including wood, plastic, metal, aluminum, and more.


Another thing you have to consider is the size of the material that you have to cut. This is crucial in determining the specific size of the bed to be used by the laser cutter. One thing to remember is that the laser bed must be larger than the size of the material or the final product being cut.


You should also decide whether you will be performing laser engraving or laser cutting in Ontario for your project. Knowing which technique you will be using will help you determine the amount of power you need for the application, which leads to the final thing to consider - the power output of the laser cutter. In general, the more power the machine has, the denser or thicker the material the laser cutter can cut and the faster it can finish the cutting task. This means the machine capabilities would differ for each machine with different power levels.


4 Way Metal specializes in metal fabrication and laser cutting. Contact us today to learn more about our services and what we can do for you.



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