What is Laser Cutting?
Laser cutting and laser fine cutting are applied for different kinds of materials where complex contours demand precise, fast and force-free processing. Lasers create narrow kerfs and thus achieve high-precision cuts. This method does not show any distortion and in many cases no post-processing is necessary as the component is subject to only little heat input and remains dimensionally stable.
Almost all kinds of metals can be laser cut: mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum are the most common applications. Other laser cut parts are made from wood, plastics, glass and ceramics. Compared to alternative techniques like die cutting, laser cutting is fast and cost-efficient at startup for small-batch production. The big benefit of laser cutting is the localized laser energy input providing small focal diameters, small kerf widths, high feed rate and minimal heat input.
Materials Lasers Unlimited Can Cut
2D Laser Cutting Mild Steel
2D Laser Cutting of mild steel is the most frequently cut material in the industry. Thus e.g. gears, automotive parts, blinds, coverings or chain links of mild steel are cut using lasers.
3D Laser Cutting of Mild Steel
3D laser cutting of mild steel in combination with fiber optic (solid-state laser) or mirror systems (CO2 lasers) also complex, three-dimensional mild steel components can be cut such as many parts for the automotive industry. We are experts in this field and one of our specialties.