Sheet metal is a flexible material, it sees use in dozens of industries and has an almost endless amount of functional uses in construction. Sheet metal is so flexible in its applications thanks to how modifiable it is, you can cut practically any shape or size out of a base of sheet metal. Chassis for cars, airplane wings, and even the flashing that keeps leaks out of your roofing; the industry applications for sheet metal is practically endless. However, sheet metal needs to be cut, bent, and formed with the utmost care, every use for sheet metal requires precise measurements to ensure that the material can be used for your product. Imagine if the sheet metal for a plane’s wings was cut to the wrong standard, the safety issues with that could be staggering! Thankfully, we have access to the perfect tool to ensure every cut we make on your sheet metal is quality and perfection: laser cutting!
What is Laser Cutting?
Laser cutting, as the name suggests, is the process of using a thin laser beam to cut and melt away at sheet metal to create the exact specifications needed by the client. The thin beam is focused and magnified so it can burn or melt through the material and deliver a clean, precise cut with little to no damage to the sheet metal!
There are a several notable advantages that these machines provide over their counterparts, like saw cutting machines.
- Quick production speed: laser cutting does not take a long time whatsoever, just calibrate the laser power to the correct level for your cut and you’re good to go! This is great for customers, as we can provide great turnaround times for products prepared with laser cutting
- Precision: when it comes to level of precision, laser cutting cannot be beat out by other sheet metal cutting methods. Laser cutting solutions produce clean precise cuts that are easy to calibrate for whatever your sheet metal needs are!