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A Beginner’s Guide to Laser Tube Cutting Services

If you are looking for accurate, efficient and affordable tube laser cutting services, Then DOWELL laser is your choice, hope this article is helpful to you.

DOWELL tube cutter laser can cut, punch, mark and perform other pipe functions. This reduces the traditional complex procedures, improves work efficiency and saves labor costs.

DOWELL tube laser cutting services is used to cut various tubes: round, rectangular, square, channel, oval, angle, I-beam and other metal tubes.

What is laser tube cutting services?

Tube laser cutting use high-frequency energy generated by a laser to cut pipe. It has the advantages of high cutting precision, fast speed, high flexibility, automatic mass production, etc. At present, the degree of mechanization in the manufacturing industry is getting higher and higher, and the application of pipe cutting machines is preparing to be accepted by more and more markets.

Types of tube cutter laser

With the increase in the demand for pipe cutting, many tube cutting machine manufacturers on the market have produced a variety of pipe cutting machine equipment. Most pipe cutting machines are divided into:

According to the type of chuck

Operation type:

  • Handheld laser pipe cutting machine
  • Semi Automatic tube cutter laser
  • Fully Automatic tube cutter laser

There are many types of cnc laser tube cutters, but the double chuck laser tube cutting machine is the most popular.
It is still a mainstream product in the market

tube laser cutting machine
tube laser cutting machine
automatic loading and unloading tube laser cutting machine
Automatic Loading And Unloading Pipe Laser Cutting

How much does a tube laser cutter cost

Various brands of tube fiber laser cutting machine factories produce 1000W, 1500W, 2000W, 3000W, 6000W metal tube laser cutting. The effect of the brand is different, the equipment is different, and the price varies greatly. Typically, a tube laser cutting machine costs between $21,181.65 and $74,841.84.

If you want to know more about laser tube cutting prices, you can read this article.

Features of laser tube cutting services:

  • Set the designed pipe type, thickness and cutting schedule. Imported into the pipe cutting system, it can be cut automatically.
  • Using chuck and cutting method, high positioning accuracy and high processing accuracy;
  • Compared with traditional pipe cutting, small diameter pipe cutting is improved.

Tube laser cutting basics

CNC pipe laser cutting system: consists of fiber laser, laser transmission system, controller, motion system, detection and detection system, the main component is fiber laser.

tube laser cutting services
pipe laser cutting services
CNC controller configurationSiemens 
High pressure cutting head1 for each of 5 ″ and 7.5 ″
Laser divergence angle≤ 2.0 mrad (milliradians)
Laser power stability± 2%
Laser pulse processing methodContinuous and pulse
Linkage speed (X, Y)85 m/min
Maximum cutting thickness (aluminum alloy)3 mm
Maximum cutting thickness (carbon steel)12 mm
Maximum cutting thickness (stainless steel)4 mm
Maximum sheet weight710 kg
Minimum cutting hole diameter0.5δ(δplate thickness) 
Minimum programming amount0.01 mm
Parallel axis velocity60 m/min
Part processing accuracy± 0.1 mm/m
positioning accuracy± 0.03 mm/m
Rated power of laser2000 W
Repetitive positioning accuracy± 0.03 mm/m

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What material does Laser tube cutting services cut?

Steel: A106, A500, types 1-5, A513, types 1-5, A53, ROPS
Aluminum grade: B210, 1100, 2024, 3003, 5052, 6061, 6063
Stainless steel grades: A249, A269, 303, 304, 304 L, 309, 310, 316, 316 L, 317L, 410, 416

Pipe laser cutting VS saw blade cutting

There are many cutting methods to complete various pipe processing in the pipe processing process. Now let’s look at the difference between tube cutting laser machines and traditional saws.

1. High speed:

The laser pipe cutting machine can cut quickly, within 1 minute, and has a high speed.

2. Cut out various graphics:

Flexible processing of various shapes, you only need to enter the cutting schedule into the tube laser cutting system for automatic cutting.

Saw cutting processing is not possible.

3. Batch processing possible:

The laser pipe cutting machine can easily perform false pipe positioning and cut 6, 9 and 12 meters long pipes easily.

Cutting with a saw blade requires very bulky fixtures, cumbersome procedures, complicated operations, and a lot of time.

4. High accuracy:

The tube cutter laser uses a software-controlled clamping system and can simultaneously complete multi-stage processing operations with high precision.

Traditional pipe cutting is done by hand and each cut piece is different.

5. One machine with multiple functions:

It can cut round pipes and dissimilar materials (square steel, flat steel, channel steel, square pipe).

It can also cut stainless steel, aluminum, alloy steel, aluminum alloy, carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, silver, gold, titanium and other metal pipes, square pipes and three-dimensional cutting.

stainless steel pipe laser cutting machine
stainless steel pipe laser cutting

The correct way to use the laser pipe cutting machine

  • Step 1:

Please turn on the power switch, press the button on the panel, and the system will work after it runs stably

  • Step 2:

When the workpiece is fed into the feed frame, adjust it to the appropriate range to stop feeding the board

  • Step 3:

If the workpiece is deformed, stop and check the reason

  • Step 4:

If there is a fault, immediately cut off the main power supply and press the emergency stop button to stop and check

  • Step 5:

Clean up the residue on the surface of the guide rail after work.

three chuck laser tube cutting machine
three chuck laser tube cutting machine

What is the strength of laser tube cutting services?

Laser cutting of pipes with a power of 1000 W less than 5 mm thick

2000W-4000W laser pipe cutting machine for pipe thickness from 5mm to 8mm

The 4000-6000W laser pipe cutter cuts pipes with a thickness of 8-12mm.

8000W-12KW steel tube laser cutting Cuts Highly Reflective Brass

If you buy a 6000W metal laser cutter, you can adjust the output increase to 2000W after cutting about 4mm, saving energy, electricity and cost.

 tube laser cutting company
pipe laser cutting company

FAQ About laser tube cutting services

How long does a metal pipe laser cutter last

The service life of the laser generator of the laser cutting tube can reach 100,000 hours; that is, it can work for 10 years. If the Nissan laser and cooler are in good condition, the service life of the pipe cutting laser can also be extended.

How to quickly laser cut square tube

  1. Fully automatic metal profile cutting machine with high efficiency but high equipment cost, suitable for fixed places, and can cut in batches.
  2. The cutting efficiency of a toothless saw is slightly lower, but the price of the equipment is low and it is easy to move.
  3. Using oxy-acetylene cutting, the “universal cutting machine” has great arbitrariness and wide adaptability. The edges are trimmed unevenly.
  4. CNC metal tube laser cutter, plasma cutting machine, wire cutting machine, “water jet” and other high-end methods.

How many watts of laser for cutting steel pipe

If you want to cut stainless steel pipes within 10mm, use the 3000W metal pipe laser cutting machine.

Although the 1500W laser tube cutter can cut 10mm thick stainless steel, it can also cut, but the power is very slow.

What file format is needed for a drawing of a pipe laser cutting machine

Drawings of metal tube laser cutters are available in CAD., It can be CAD or CorelDRAW, both of which can draw..

DOWELL laser cutting service provider

Manufacturers may have dozens of parts that are time consuming to produce in the production of laser tube cutters. Integrating laser cutting into the process can be a headache and ultimately slow down the delivery of the finished product.

The DOWELL laser offers a one-stop solution for pipe cutting.

Connect us to learn more about our pipe laser cutting services.

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