Laser cutting achieves tolerances within 0.005 in. and features sharp corners and fine details not possible with other methods. The CNC-controlled process provides consistency and repeatability.
The automated laser cutting process enables fast turnaround, often within days. No additional tooling or setup is required, streamlining parts production.
Laser cutting handles sheet metal, plastic, wood, composites, and more up to 1 in. thick. It can produce high mix, low volume or mass customization with quick changeovers.
Enhance the durability and appearance of your laser cut metal or plastic parts. Our surface treatment options include powder coating, anodizing, painting, plating, and more.
|Applied colored powder cured into a paint-like coat
|Abrasion/corrosion resistant, colorful finishes
|Electrochemical process produces oxide layer
|Corrosion protection, wear resistance
|Liquid paint applied and cured
|Color/graphics, corrosion/scratch resistance
|Electroplated metal coatings
|Corrosion protection, conductivity, aesthetics
|Chemical treatment forms inert surface
|Enhanced corrosion resistance (stainless steel)
|Laser etches graphics/text into material
|Permanent markings for branding, serial numbers
Laser cutting fashions lightweight, uniform steel or aluminum parts like door panels, roof panels, and seats to improve fuel efficiency.
Laser precision cuts conducting metals like copper or gold into electrical contacts, microchip lead frames, and heat sinks.
Laser cutting crafts metal and acrylic retail display components that have clean edges and allow light to shine through for high visual appeal.
A medical device startup utilized laser cutting to create stainless steel prototypes of surgical instrument components with intricate edges and holes. The precision laser process enabled rapid iteration of multiple designs for testing.
A mobility scooter manufacturer laser cut aluminum parts like battery trays and footrests to achieve tight tolerances and fast turnaround during development.
For a new tablet product, the electronics company laser cut the sleek, thin aluminum enclosure which required tight tolerances and smooth edges to meet aesthetic requirements.
Laser cutting uses a high-power, focused laser beam to melt and vaporize material to cut sheets into parts.
Metals like steel, aluminum, copper, as well as plastics like acrylic and polycarbonate can be laser cut.
Laser cutting can handle sheet thicknesses up to 1 inch depending on the material.
Simple laser cut parts take minutes, while complex geometries with tight tolerances may take hours.