Capabilities of the Metal Laser Cutting machine and a summary of sheet and rotary cutting.

Machine Capabilities

The Fab Lab high-powered laser cutter is a Kern LC50 LaserCell with a 400w CO2 laser installed. It is a fully enclosed system with a 1300mm x 1270mm cutting area. It also has a rotary unit for cutting round stock up to 750mm long by 100mm diameter.

The machine is capable of cutting a range of metals and non-metals. It can cut up to 4mm mild steel, 2mm stainless steel, 1mm aluminium and 0.6mm brass. These are the types of metals we stock at the Fab Lab, but the machine is not limited to cutting only these materials. It can also cut or engrave a range of plastics, wood and stone up 25mm thick.

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