Laser Cutting Service

3Diligent's laser-cutting service is a quick, effective option for precise, intricate metal parts.

Laser Cutting Service Found in 3Diligent's 3Depot Technology Library

3Diligent provides laser cutting service for industrial-manufacturing applications. It is also more recently used by schools, small businesses, and hobbyists for creating parts and replacement parts.

Laser Cutting Service Overview

The laser cutting service quickly cuts metals or plastics into intricate geometries with extremely tight tolerances. Using an ultra-thin beam to cut into the material, this subtractive manufacturing technology can produce highly accurate designs with smooth finishes.

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Laser Cutting Service at a Glance

3Diligent process diagram: CNC laser cutting
  • Stock Surface Finish
    ~ 3.2 μm Ra
  • Minimum Wall Thickness
    ~ 0.039"
Advantages
Highly Accurate: Tolerances as low as 0.005"
No Direct Contact: No direct contact between workpiece and cutting tool; low risk of contamination
Fast: Laser cutting processes tend to be faster than milling
Safe: The beam is sealed in a tight box
Limitations
Heat-affected Zone: Even in areas that are not directly melted, the cutting process may impact the underlying microstructure
Power consumption: Machines are electricity hungry
Environmental Impact: Significant usage of CO2.
Thick Metals Difficult: Very thick metals are difficult to cut with a laser.

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