There is a wide range of different CNC machines that give the ability of metal cutting. The type of cutting machine that you’ll need depends on the type of material you will use, the application, and workload to be done. Some machines work better with certain types of materials. But, what about a steel that is 6 inches thick? As you may have observed, each machine have different capabilities and only work well with specific types of materials.
CNC Metal Cutters
CNC plasma cutting machines have the ability to cut through metal by using heat. The machine gives more precise cuts in comparison to manual cutting. Big projects that can be time consuming can be done faster. Typically, plasma cutter are available as portable machines or as stationary ones.
Another form of a metal fabrication machine that offers neat and detailed cuts is the CNC water jet cutting. The water jet cutting machines give nesting capabilities that provide lesser waste of expensive materials. You can create several different products using the same material or produce numerous identical products. Rest assured the results would be clean and smooth edges that are cut with extreme accuracy.
Yet another method of cutting metal or also known as metal fabrication is CNC laser cutting. Due to the machine leaving a little piece of metal that links each piece that has been cut, “shaker” parts are created in the process. Someone has to manually either shake the sheet to get the individual parts to coms off of the large sheet or use a rubber mallet to break the ties once the material has been completely used. Since nitrogen and oxygen are integrated in a laser-cutting machine, the parts are to be smooth and professional and no metal slap will be wasted after the process is done. For every project, CNC laser cutting gives extreme precision and is affordable.
Whichever kind of CNC cutting machine that is being operated, these machines are normally self contained units and can eradicate, on their own, a lot of safety problems. Although, one should still practice safety rules when around these machines since they can still be harmful. Examples of safety tips would be wearing safety earplugs, gloves and goggles.
You do not have to worry about debris or dust particles in the air and other substances left by the machines as they hardly leave any mess. They are surely more advanced than the older manual machines used in this industry. If you want to learn more about CNC cutting machine and what it has to offer or about the differences between the different CNC plasma cutters, approach your dealer as they should be able to give you the answers you want to your questions.