Laser Cutting Machine
leads the industry in CO2 cutting
We are the machining designers.
We know best how to optimize machine parameters.
We set our self apart from
other cutting houses.
- Tighter Tolerances
- Quick Turn-around
- Lower Prices
Designs, Incorporated burst onto the laser-processing scene in 1993. Founded
by a team of CO2 laser veterans and material scientists looking for a better
way to cut alumina. While there were other people offering machines that cut
metals wood plastics, no one provided a specific turnkey solution for the
thriving electronics fed alumina industry. By forming key alliances, Edi
developed innovative solutions to cutting alumina for industrial applications.
addition, our Tucson, Arizona based facility is host to a world-class cutting
job shop. Highly skilled technicians work diligently to meet your laser
processing needs be it alumina, metals plastics, glass and most other
materials. Consistent superior quality, quick turnaround and competitive
prices remain our trademark.
Bring your product,
specifications to our on site applications laboratory and the EDI team will
help you define which machine is best for your specific needs.
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The greatest use of industrial laser systems is in metal cutting, primarily two axes profiling
of sheet goods that might otherwise have been blanked out by punch press, or
fabricated by hand after laborious layout of the pattern. Currently most metal
cutting falls within 0.375 inch and thinner, although C02 lasers now have the
capability of being competitive with plasma arc cutting metals 0.500 inches
and greater. The principal limiting factor to widespread use of laser metal
cutting is manufacturing methodology. Laser cutting is ideal for batch
processes, just-in-time, or low to medium volume production. Most laser
cutting work is performed on generic or multipurpose material handling
industrial laser systems, as opposed to dedicated automation controlled
light may be used to cut and score a wide variety of materials. With a laser
cutting machine like this, paper and plastic can easily be scored and cut very
precisely. Even plywood up to 1/4" thick can be cut on this small machine.
Larger industrial machines can cut metal as well. Typically the plotting rate
and power of the laser are modulated to select various levels of scoring and
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Some content on this page excerpted from the article:
The Laser Cutting Machine
By: Paul Haeberli,