Fibre laser cutters are an increasingly popular tool in the UK manufacturing industry. These machines are used to cut a wide range of materials with precision, speed, and accuracy. At Boxford, we specialise in producing high-quality fibre laser cutters that are trusted by businesses and education establishments across the UK.
We pride ourselves in being at the forefront of laser cutter technology. Here’s a quick look at what laser cutters are, how they work, who uses them, and what can be made with them from the Boxford perspective. By the end of this post, you’ll have a better understanding of why fibre laser cutters are so essential to modern manufacturing in the UK.
What are fibre laser cutters?
Fibre laser cutters are machines that use a high-powered laser to cut through metals with incredible accuracy. The laser beam is generated by a solid-state laser that uses a fibre optic cable to deliver the beam to the cutting head. The cutting head then focuses the beam on the material, cutting through it with extreme precision.
Fibre laser cutters use computer-aided design (CAD) and nesting software to generate a cutting pattern. The CAD software optimises the cutting path for the geometry intended to cut, which is then converted into a set of instructions for the laser cutter. These instructions control the movement of the cutting head and the intensity of the laser beam, ensuring that the material is cut to the exact specifications of the design.
Who uses fibre laser cutters?
Fibre laser cutters are used by a wide range of businesses across the UK, from small manufacturing companies to large-scale industrial operations. These machines are especially popular in the automotive, aerospace, and construction industries, where precision and accuracy are essential.
The very same machines are also used within education, in subjects like mechanical engineering, art, sculpture and design.
Fibre laser cutters can cut through a wide range of metals including mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium and brass. These machines are capable of cutting complex shapes and patterns with incredible precision, allowing users to create highly detailed parts and components.
Fibre laser cutters are used to make a wide range of products, including:
- Automotive components
- Aircraft parts
- Electronic components
- Signage and lettering
- Architectural features
- Artistic and decorative pieces
At Boxford, we specialise in producing high-quality fibre laser cutters that are trusted by businesses and education establishments across the UK. Our machines are designed to be versatile, reliable, and easy to use, making them the perfect choice for businesses of all sizes. These machines offer unparalleled precision and accuracy, allowing businesses to create highly detailed parts and components.
How do I get one?
If you’re interested in learning more about how a fibre laser cutter could benefit your business, get in touch with us at Boxford today.