Laser cutting of composite materials

eurolaser offers you CO₂ laser cutter for highest precision

When using basic materials suitable for laser, combined materials – so called composites – can also often be cut and engraved without any problem. Materials suitable for laser processing that contain artificial fibres are generally welded so that fraying is prevented. In most cases, the laser process with its thermal effect ensures here a clean welding of the cutting edge. With the parallel utilisation of CO2 laser and mechanical tools (knife, router) on one machine, you will turn your eurolaser system into a universal cutter.

What advantages have laser cutting of composite materials?

Smooth cutting edges without fraying
Smooth cutting edges without fraying
Very high precision and repeatability during cutting
Very high precision and repeatability during cutting
Melted cutting edges regarding multi-layer synthetical composite materials
Melted cutting edges regarding multi-layer synthetical composite materials
  • Clear and perfect cuts – no post-processing necessary
  • No material fixation necessary – due to vacuum table
  • No material damages – due to contactless and stress-free processing
  • No tool wear and thus, steady constantly high cutting quality
  • High flexibility in contours choices – without tool preparation or tool change

What added value have eurolaser CO₂ laser cutter?

  • High flexibility through combined cutting with mechanical tools and CO2 laser on a cutter
  • Unique variety of table sizes – suitable for many formats
  • Optimal utilisation of the laser system through efficient automation functions
  • Special table construction for optimal positioning of the work pieces during cutting
  • Camera recognition for the cutting of printed composite materials
  • Large format engravings over the entire processing area
Cutting of composites in aerospace sector

Material information for laser cutting of composite materials:

Composites are materials that are made of two or more materials joined together. In the process, the idea is to combine the application-specific benefits of the individual materials, while minimising any possible disadvantages in the final material. The typical goals of combining materials are to improve tensile strength, optimise weight, fire proof and simplify processes. Joining is effected by means of material or form closure or a combination of both. Typical examples from this segment in which laser cutting is used are the machining or processing of fibre composite materials made of glass, carbon, aramid and polyester. Due to the very wide range of different material combinations, it is only possible to mention the basic advantages of laser processing here. It is necessary to check out each application in advance in order to test the individual possibilities for laser cutting.

Common terms for composite materials:

Fibre-reinforced materials, composite materials, Dispersion-reinforced materials, laminated composite materials, particle composites, laminates

On eurolaser.tv you can watch videos about laser cutting, engraving, markingVideos of laser cutting of composites can be found on eurolaser.tv

Common terms for composite materials:

Fibre-reinforced materials, composite materials, Dispersion-reinforced materials, laminated composite materials, particle composites, laminates

On eurolaser.tv you can watch videos about laser cutting, engraving, markingVideos of laser cutting of composites can be found on eurolaser.tv

We will gladly advise you about laser cutting of composites, to our technology and special options for laser processing.

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