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Laser Cutting

The laser cutting process

Laser cutting is a precise method of cutting a design from a given material using a CAD file to guide it. There are three main types of lasers used in the industry: CO2 lasers Nd and Nd-YAG. We use CO 2 machines. This involves firing a laser which cuts by melting, burning or vaporizing your material. You can achieve a really fine level of cutting detail on with a wide variety of materials. Bare in mind that CO 2 lasers can’t cut metals and hard materials, they can however engrave them.


Laser head and tolerance

The beam is emitted from what’s called the ‘laser tube’ and is reflected by several mirrors up into the ‘laser head’ (like a periscope.) Within the head is a lens that finely focuses the beam onto the material surface for cutting or engraving.

The kerf refers to how much of the material the laser takes away when cutting through. (the width of the groove made while cutting.) This varies from material to material and is also dependent on the laser beam tolerance i.e. the width of the beam. All our machines have a very fine tolerance.

TSC Industries’ goal is to provide a value-added service to all customers through optimizing the production process of each part/assembly while meeting customers specifications. When a prototype is required, TCS will engage customers to provide optimal production solutions leveraging decades of knowledge in precision sheet metal manufacturing. Parts can be/are manufactured from a variety of materials including cold & hot rolled steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, other metals as needed.

Our Mission:

  • Provide the highest quality precision metal products.
  • Meet our customer’s requirements and expectations in a timely manner. To treat each customer, supplier and employee with integrity and fairness. Ensure the highest levels of accuracy and appearance of our customers components.
  • Continuously improve our production processes & employees through the application of LEAN manufacturing techniques.
  • Employ qualified Engineers & Technicians and provide them with an environment which encourages them to develop and apply their talents to the fullest.
  • Invest in technologies and personnel that will enable our company to stay at the forefront of precision sheetmetal manufacturing capabilities.

ABOUT US

Timely and high quality metal fabrication, from conceptual design, programming, prototyping, to final product deliverable— meeting exact specifications, deadlines and quality assurance guidelines. With over 11,000 Sq. Ft. of production space, we are also conveniently located within 1 mile of Kirtland Air Force Base and Sandia National Laboratories.

BUSINESS HOURS

Our online RFQ form is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our business hours are below:

Monday-Friday: 7:30am to 4:30pm MST 
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

CONTACT US

10111 Bell Ave. S.E. Albuquerque, NM 87123 
Phone: (505) 292-2418 
Fax: (505) 292-2705 
Quote Request:  quotes@tcs-industries.com
General Information: info@tcs-industries.com

               











 

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