• Laser Cutting

    Computer controlled laser cutting offers flexibility and perfection!

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    Laser Cutting
  • Lure Bibs

    Laserworx Queensland cuts the vast majority of Australian made lure bibs, we stock 1mm, 1.5mm & 2mm polycarbonate, sample test cuts are supplied for swimming prior to production.

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    Lure Bibs
  • Premises

    Laserworx Queensland based on the Sunshine Coast has state of the art facilities, shipping Qld wide leaves on couriers, truck and rail freight daily.

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  • Latest Technology

    Laserworx Queensland has multiple machines covering all your needs from heavy metal, stainless through to timber and acrylic. Contact us now to see how we can help your manufacturing requirements.

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  • House Signs

    Laserworx Queensland can help you with your front fence numbers, fascia plaques or alternatively put you in touch with the best local sign writer for your requirements. Contact us now to see how we can benefit you.

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    House Signs Laser Cutting
  • Tenders

    From the smallest job to the largest tender. Contact us now to see how we can help your manufacturing requirements.

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Laser Cut Metal

What Can You do with Laser Cut Metal?

Because of the precision, laser cut metal is becoming very popular among manufacturers and hobbyists alike, but it does have limitations, so it’s a good idea to know just how far you can go before ordering your first laser cut metal design.

Lasers melt metal instead of vaporise it. This means the molten metal has to go somewhere, so it only works if you’re punching straight through. Consequently, engraving with a laser like this doesn’t really work. Normally, lasers follow patterns via computer, so whatever you’re cutting will be pretty accurate to your initial design. When creating your design though, you should note a laser has a diameter. Think of it as a point of light that on a two-dimensional surface looks like a tiny circle. You can then stipulate that square corners will be slightly rounded at the diameter of the laser being used. With a small laser though, these rounded edges often aren’t that noticeable. On a large scale, items like lasercut decorative screens can be fairly intricate, but on a smaller scale, this isn’t as likely. The closer lines get to each other in a design, the higher the likelihood the metal will get too hot and lines already cut will melt again and jumble together. Try to keep your designs as simple as possible. Finally, while laser cut galvanized steel, aluminium and other metals are popular, the sheets used usually aren’t that thick. The thicker your metal, the less chance your laser has of making it through the material.

If you’re giving your design to someone who offers professional laser cutting services, they will probably go over all of this with you before starting on your design. If not, be sure you ask questions before laying down money of your first laser cut metal order.

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