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What to Look For in a Laser Cutting Shop

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What to Look For in a Laser Cutting Shop

Many production facilities will send out pieces to be cut, as it’s often cheaper and easier to have a machine shop or specialty shop cut metal, plastic, and other materials than it is to invest in the ownership of certain cutting machines. Along with the cost of ownership, there is the cost of maintaining those machines and keeping a qualified operator on staff that needs to be considered. A laser cutting shop can be a good choice for a number of products and processes, but note what to look for from such a shop before you decide to work with them to get your materials cut. Note if they can accept your particular drawings or specs Many shops work from CAD drawings and such specs, but your drawings may have been made in a program that is not typically...

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