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laser cutting ally plate
« on: February 19, 2013, 05:31:43 PM »
ok, so here's the billion dollar question.

I'd like to cut 30mm ally plate by laser, how big a laser do i need?

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Re: laser cutting ally plate
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2013, 05:54:13 PM »
Not being precise here............................  Big N.  ;D

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Re: laser cutting ally plate
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2013, 06:04:21 PM »
that big... ;D

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Re: laser cutting ally plate
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2013, 07:45:05 PM »
OH about 12-15kw bigN.

I think you are in waterjet territory(;-)

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Re: laser cutting ally plate
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2013, 08:26:11 PM »
I use a commercial shop whose business is mostly laser-cutting.  They have BIG machines!  They won't even do 1/2".

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Re: laser cutting ally plate
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2013, 06:51:28 AM »
ah, looks like it may be back to the mill

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Re: laser cutting ally plate
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013, 01:03:24 PM »
Waterjet cutting IS amazing as to it accuracy in thick plate. AND no HAZ to deal with.

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