Monthly Archives: September 2014

A simple change that could improve your laser cutting production

Simple changes can make the biggest difference in keeping your competitive edge. Shops that have already incorporated automation with their laser, know that maximizing “beam on” time reduces the cost per part. Another opportunity for a shop with a laser and automation to maximize production would be to look at the material support slats. An alternative to metal slats is copper slats. Copper slats have proven to last up to eight times longer than conventional steel slats and are available for the majority of the lasers in the market today. They do not accumulate the same slag build up and do not have slugs Read More...