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Laser cutting of aramid

eurolaser offers CO₂ laser cutter especially developed for textiles

Large format laser systems are optimally suitable for the cutting of aramid (also known as Kevlar ® or Nomex ®). Especially the contactless processing through the laser beam and the therewith related non-deforming cutting as well as the high precision are crucial arguments for the application of laser technology in textile processing. Compared to the usage of knives, the laser will not be blunt when cutting of aramid and thus, it cuts in a steady high quality.

What are the advantages of laser cutting of aramid (Kevlar ® or Nomex ®)?

Exact cut edges – no fraying
Exact cut edges – no fraying
Contactless laser cutting of aramid
Contactless laser cutting of aramid
High precision when cutting of Kevlar ®
High precision when cutting of Kevlar ®
  • No fabric distortion due to contactless laser cutting
  • Precise cutting of very filigree details
  • Less cleaning effort due to reduced dust development during cutting
  • No tool wear – steady high cutting quality
  • No downtimes through tool change
  • Processing in all directions – independent of fabric structure

What added value have eurolaser cutter for cutting of textile processing?

  • Less waste through Nesting-Software
  • Unlimited processing and forwarding of data from other system producers with flexible software packages
  • Conveyor System for the fully automated processing directly from the roll
  • Winding unit for the rolling up of already existing textiles
  • Unique variety of table sizes – suitable for many formats
  • Processing of very big formats by burr-free continuation of cutting
  • Combined processing - possible just on one machine through CO2 laser and Knife
  • Different marking functions
  • Camera recognition for the cutting of printed fabrics
Aramid fibres such as Kevlar ® or Nomex ® are ideally suitable for laser cutting

Material information for the laser cutting of aramid (Kevlar ® or Nomex ®):

Aramid is a golden-yellow, organic synthetic fibre, the strands of which are extremely stable and flexible and can therefore only be mechanically cut (e.g. with a scissor or a knife) with difficulty or with great effort. In spite of this high stability, this organic synthetic fibre can be cut with a laser without difficulty. This has the particular advantage of non-contact processing. The absence of material warping enables exact contours and accurate detail cuts to be produced at high process speeds. In compound form, aramid compounds are distinguished by particular characteristics. Aramid has a high strength and vibration absorption and is highly resistant to alkalis, acids and heat. Due to these characteristics, aramid fibers are mainly used in demanding security applications. Typical applications for laser cutting of aramid are bullet-proof vests, cut resistant clothing and technical components in vehicle construction.

Common product names for the laser cutting of Aramid:

Aramide, Aramid fibres, Aramid tissue, Nomex ®, Kevlar ®, Teijinconex ®, Twaron ®, PTPA, Aromatic polyamide, Aramid fibre type, Aramid panels, Technora ®

On eurolaser.tv you can watch videos about laser cutting, engraving, markingVideos of the cutting of aramid and textiles can be found on eurolaser.tv

We will gladly advise you about laser cutting of aramid, to our technology and special options for the processing of Kevlar ® or Nomex ®.

or please call for your individual consulting!

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