The 10 Basic Factors to Consider When Choosing a CO2 Laser Cutting Machine by Prakash
A laser cutting machine is a laser engraver and designer tool that can cut all kind of material ranging from leather to non-metal. Among the industries where you are likely to find a CO2 laser machine in application are fabric industries, leather industries, shoes industries, cutting acrylic and pen engraving industries. Prakash is the leading manufacturer of laser cutting machines hence acts as the anchor in shoe industries and bag industries. There 2 types of laser cutting machines, the single head and the double head. This guide is going to help you pick the laser cutting machine that best suits your requirements.
Here are the 10 factors you should consider when purchasing a laser cutting machine.
The power output of the machine will determine the amount of work this machine can put in the cutting. A laser cutting machine with a higher cutting power output is capable of cutting a much denser material than an alternative machine with a lower cutting power. Therefore depending on what material you are intending to cut you should be able to pick a machine matching the power required.
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Under this factor, your budget will be of the biggest influence. At Prakash we have an option of customizing your laser cutting machine according to your company requirement and simultaneously providing you the best product with low prices. The major thing you should consider is the amount of work you have for the laser cutting machine you are purchasing and how much you are willing to spend on it.
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Prakash Group of Industries provides laser machines of the best quality under the most favorable prices. However, amongst these machines there are slight variations in the capabilities from one type of machine to another. Nevertheless, you should always strive to buy certified machines from legit companies like Prakash and never buy counterfeits.
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4. Bed Size
Bed size refers to the X-Y dimensions of the stage where the material intended for cutting is to be placed. This factor is influenced by the size of materials you are dealing with. For eg. Acrylic Industry usually need a machine with a larger work area of 900 x 1300 mm to cut large acrylic sheets. A machine with a larger bed size will have room for cutting huge materials at a go. The size of bed differs with different models under same category.
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5. Cooling and Ventilation
Machines tend to heat up when in use due to excessive heat generated from current and friction when moving parts rub against each other and other. It is therefore important to buy a laser cutting machine with appropriate cooling system within to counter this heat. Else, the working environment could become very uncomfortable. Keeping these factors in mind all our machines come with a high quality chiller which when attached gives a proper cooling system with low maintenance.
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6. Software Requirements
The factor of software requirements is a huge one especially when it comes to the system of units that a machine works with. For example some machines are programmed to be used with SI units and therefore it would be hectic if your purchase this machine and your field work in the BG Units. It would require conversion in every instance and this would be tedious.
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7. Floor Space
This refers to the amount of room that this machine will occupy in the workshop. It would not be recommended to buy a huge machine when you only have room for a smaller one in your workshop. In this case you should buy the small one. The best option can be discussed with our team.
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Some laser cutting machines will come with added functionality and this will be a huge plus. For example, one that comes with rotary tool is used when engraving round objects and this makes it more useful than one with capability of cutting plane surfaces only. Depending upon the model the optional accessories needed can be discussed for the optimum performance.
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Every machine is meant to increase efficiency and increase the work done per time. every machine requires proper maintenance to continue with proper functioning. Maintaining the laser cutting machine is easy, there are simple guidelines.
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10. The benefits of a laser cutting machine
Ensure that you evaluate all the benefits. On productivity the machine has a high cutting speed and very effective in terms of accuracy errors. The machine helps reduce power consumption use and time taken. The machine is well designed and compact hence ease in use. Laser cutting machine is automated hence ease in storage, loading and unloading.
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