April 2, 2018

Many of the manufacturing processes that were once done by hand or by drilling machines now rely on lasers. That means that a focused light beam cuts through material. The term laser is actually an acronym that means lightwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. Laser technology is used by smaller businesses as well as major manufacturers. Laser suppliers offer a wide variety of machines that can be adapted for a range of uses.

The Idea Behind Laser Cutting

Lasers use a complex system to create a powerful, coherent beam of light. All laser cutters use the same basic processes, they are just adjusted to create more or less powerful machines. There are three types of lasers, and each consists of equipment that can include a focal lens, laser tubes, cooling system, and cutting area. Regardless of a machine’s size, power or cost, each will create a single narrow, concentrated …