Laser Cutting

Flat Laser Cutting

Laser cutting is an accurate and exact technology for many of today’s leading industries. At Chicago Metal Fabricators, our 200,000 sq. ft. production facility contains one of the largest lasers in the entire Midwest, which makes us the perfect choice for everything from prototyping to production. We work with all the leading metals including steel, stainless, aluminum, and Domex. Some of the other reasons to choose Chicago Metal Fabricators include:

New CY 8KW Fiber Laser. 10Ft x 30Ft table with pallet change.
A 6kW linear motor drive laser that can handle 20 gauge steel up to 1.25”, stainless up to 1” and aluminum up to 0.5”
Larger table that can handle materials as wide as 10’ by 40’ long
A traverse speed of 4,700 lpm
CO2 laser with flying optics, 3 axis cutting ability and amazing accuracy
Quick turnaround times with optional rush service
All of these benefits from Chicago Metal Fabricators draw the biggest names from the OEM, off highway, rail car, nuclear, water treatment, and heavy stainless steel crane industry. We also meet or exceed the toughest industry standards including ISO 9001:2015, AWS, and CWB.

To learn even more about our laser cutting services please contact us.

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laser cutting CAPABILITIES

Laser Type
Fiber & CO2
Laser Configuration
Fiber Cable & Flying Optics
Cutting Axis
3-Axis
Intended Cutting Material
Steel, Stainless, Aluminum, Abrasion Resistance
Domex
Cutting Thickness
20 gauge to 1.25 in, Stainless up to 1 in, Aluminum up to .5 in
Cutting Width
10 ft, 120 in
Cutting Length
30 ft, 360 in
Maximum Output Power
8,000 W
Traverse Speeds
4700 ipm
Accuracy (+/-)
.001 in
Production Volume
Prototype to Large Scale Production Volume
Typical Lead Times
2 to 3 Weeks, Rush Services Available
Efficiency
Lights Out Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing
Industry Focus
OEM, Off Highway, Rail Car, Nuclear, Water Treatment, Heavy Stainless Steel, Cranes
Industry Standards
ISO 9001:2015, American Welding Society (AWS), Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB)
File Formats
IGES, STEP, EWG, Solid Works

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