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      FAQ

      Equipment / Services

      Do you do mobile sandblasting and can you come to our site to do it?

      Sorry, no we don’t offer that service.

      How big our your lasers?

      Our large machine can hold a 50″ x 120″ sheet with a maximum cutting or engraving area of 48″ x 96″.

      How deep can you laser burn or laser etch into wood?

      As deep as you want, we have very powerful flying gantry machines that can make deep burn relatively fast. Our machines are 2-20 times as powerful as most laser engravers.

      How fast can you turn a job around?

      Depends on the size.  We are about as fast as you get for our industry.  We can turn around jobs as fat as same day.  There is of course a fee associated with rush jobs.  Our standard lead time on small to medium jobs is 5 day from the time we have artwork and material in house.

      How large are you tables?

      Our bed / table is 48″ x 96″ and can hold material 51″ x 120″.

      How tall a object can you get in your lasers?

      Our tables have a large range of motion and can accommodate up to 17″ deep part.

      Materials

      . What types of material can you cut?

      Almost anything except Copper, Aluminum and some metals: Here is a list of some of the more common materials we blast, burn, carve, cut, engrave, etch and Mark:

      ABS

      Acrylic

      Cardboard

      Chipboard

      Cold Rolled Steel

      Ceramic

      Concrete

      Cork

      Delrin

      Fabric Cloth

      Foam

      Gasket

      Galvanized Steel

      Glass

      Granite

      Hot Rolled Steel

      Leather

      Marble

      Mild Steel

      MDF
      Natural Stone

      Paper
      Plastic

      Plywood

      Polycarbonate

      Polyethylene

      Polyurethane
      Rubber

      Screen

      Sheet Magnets

      Shim Stock

      Silicone

      Stainless Steel
      Steel

      Stone

      Tiles

      Urethane

      Veneer

      Wood

       

      Can you cut acrylic?

      Yes we can cut acrylic up to 1.5″ thick and 1″ thick with a nice fire polished edge.

      Can you cut Aluminum?

      At this time we can’t cut Aluminum thicker than 1/32 thick and we can’t cut copper or brass.

      Can you cut Copper, brass or bronze?

      No we can not cut copper, brass or bronze.

      Can you cut Delrin?

      Yes, up to 3/4″ thick.

      Can you cut fabric or cloth?

      Yes we can.

      Can you cut foam?

      Most types of foam we can cut up to 2″ but as the material gets thicker the edge kerf gets more beveled due to the beam getting out of focus.

      Can you cut galvanized steel?

      Yes we can galvanized steel up to 11ga or 1/8″

      Can you cut gaskets?

      Yes we can cut gaskets and seals.

      Can you cut glass?

      We can etch glass, sand carve it, sand blast it but we can’t cut it.

      Can you cut leather?

      Yes we can

      Can you cut plastic?

      Most plastics we cut unless they contain Vinyl or PVC (Polyvinylcloride).  Sintra one example of a PVC plastic. These plastics create chloride gas when cut and are deadly.

      Can you cut rubber?

      Yes, up to 1.5″ thick depending on the density?

      Can you cut silicone?

      Yes, up to 1″ thick.

      Can you cut steel?

      Yes we can cut steel up to 7ga or 3/16″.

      Can you cut stone?

      Yes we can but not on the laser. We cut stone on a diamond saw and are limited to 24″ in one direction.

      Can you cut wood?

      Yes we can cut wood up to 1″ thick.

      Can you laser cut hot rolled steel?

      Yes we can laser cut hot rolled steel up to 7 ga or 3/16″ thick

      Can you laser cut stainless steel?

      Yes we can cut stainless steel up to 13ga.