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Offline biffo

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Laser Head for X3
« on: December 31, 2015, 11:18:36 AM »
Hi All
I have a Sieg x3 which was converted to cnc many years ago running Mach3 it all works fine but I would like to use a laser head with it can anyone suggest what I should buy  I would want it to cut brass sheet of about 2mm thickness

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Re: Laser Head for X3
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2015, 11:38:01 AM »
Hi Biffo,

Metal cutting with lasers usually requires kilowatts of power together with gas feed and is, in general, a specialized type of equipment and to cut 2mm thick brass sheet would cost well in excess of $20,000 USD.

You need to Google the subject but I suspect that the smallest size units would probably be a fiber laser but even then I doubt it would fit to your X3.

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