Keys to Successful Thick Plate Cutting

Whether cutting sheet metal or thick plate, the result from a laser cutter is precise. When a company has a need for both quantity and quality, the laser cutter is a strong solution for cutting thick metal. Here are key factors to keep in mind to produce high quality results from thick plate cutting. How […]

Precision Laser Cutting Basics

When you need products to be manufactured with precision, it’s best to use a laser cutter. More traditional methods of cutting and shaping materials usually involve more steps and create more waste. A laser cutter, however, can be programed to cut with precision and can produce multiple products per minute. Here are key basics for […]

Best Methods for Metal Cutting

Accurate metal cutting requires both high precision equipment and skillful operators who understand efficiency. The best scenario is to use an experienced technician who is equipped with modern machinery that is designed for both accuracy and speed. Here are some of the ways metal cutting is done to be as efficient as possible. Laser Cutters […]

Understanding How Laser Beams Work

Laser cutting has revolutionized and accelerated manufacturing processes, particularly those that involve cutting metal, plastic and wood. While commercial laser cutting machines are common among industrial manufacturers, they can also be found in schools and independent workshops. Here are some key points to remember when planning projects that involve laser cutting. Widely Used Types of Laser Cutting […]

Superior Metal Fabrication with Laser Cutters

Metal fabrication is a profession that dates back centuries–long before the industrial revolution. At one time it was closely associated with elite circles and warriors with large swords. The Bronze Age over 3,000 years ago marked the beginning of mixing metals together. Since then, metal has been used for the nuts and bolts that hold the industrial […]

What to Know About Plasma Cutting

Steel and other hard materials can be cut with a variety of modern machines, such as a plasma cutter. The machine costs thousands of dollars and is used by industrial fabrication shops to manufacture products and machine parts. It’s a device that also works for cutting stainless steel, aluminum, and copper. Here are some important facts […]

Demystifying the CNC Milling Process

A computer numerical control (CNC) milling machine is programmed with electronic tools including a dial and keypad to control mechanical devices such as drills, saws and lathes. A CNC machine is commonly used to manufacture industrial parts, such as engines. Computer-aided design (CAD) software is used to manipulate mechanical processes. What CNC Milling Machines Manufacture Products made […]

Basics of Laser Tube Cutting

Cutting metal and other materials seamlessly can be accomplished with a state-of-the-art laser tube cutting machine. An operator programs the machine to make specific cuts, making this machine ideal for customized cutting jobs. Here are some essential facts about laser tube cutting to keep in mind when deciding on high precision cuts. Benefits of Laser Beams […]

Advantages of Waterjet Cutting

Based on the concept of a high-pressure water system designed for cutting a wide range of materials, a waterjet is a flexible tool for fabricators. The machine is useful for cutting hard materials like steel or soft materials such as foam. Here are other key advantages to using a waterjet cutting machine. Evolution of Waterjet […]

The Ins and Outs of OEM Manufacturing

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are the backbone of the industrial world when it comes to building customized equipment. These fabricators emphasize high quality and meeting production deadlines. Here are important points to understanding the OEM manufacturing and certification process. OEM Certification Gaining an OEM Certification helps a small business such as an auto repair or body […]