Can you cut steel with a laser?

Can you cut steel with a laser?

Industrial lasers absolutely can cut and engrave metal. Most lasers capable of cutting through even steel plates are high power capacity CO2 lasers. Metals such as stainless steel and aluminum can be cut with a laser when compressed gas technology is used.

Can a 150W laser cut steel?

With an autofocusing head and gas assist, it’s possible to cut stainless steel with a small, 150W laser. This typically requires setting start percentages a little higher along with a slightly higher setting on the air pressure. Oxygen assist is what’s used with the 150W laser.

What wattage laser will cut metal?

A metal cutting laser has to use at least 300 W, which will run you up to at least $10,000. In addition to price, metal cutting machines additionally require gas — usually oxygen — for cutting.

How powerful is a 10W laser?

A powerful 10W laser can work continuously 48-72 hours and has a rated power output of 10000mW +-5%. The 10W laser has a high power allowing fast engraving on stainless steel, brass, copper, anodized aluminum, glass, acrylic, stone, ceramics, and other materials.

What can a 150 watt CO2 laser cut?

Tech Specs

  • 150W CO2 laser cuts multiple materials: wood/acrylic/steel.
  • Most cost effective laser capable of cutting 1.2mm carbon/stainless steel (steel only, consider fiber lasers for other metals)
  • Cuts up to 25mm (1 inch) thick acrylic plastic and 3/4 inch wood.
  • Capacitive Auto-height adjusting cutting head.

What will a 150W CO2 laser cut?

This 1390D 150w laser engraving cutting machine is used to engrave or cut on wood, bamboo, jade, marble, organic glass, crystal, plastic, garments, paper, leather, rubber, ceramic, glass and other nonmetal materials.

How thick will a 1500 watt laser cut?

1500W fiber laser power The maximum thickness of the cutting carbon steel plate is 12mm, and the cutting speed is 0.8 m/min. The maximum thickness of the cutting aluminum alloy plate is 3mm, and the cutting speed is 2.5 m/min. This cutting speed is still relatively fast.

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