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posted by Frank Wilson on Monday, 23 October 2017 in Metal Fabrication

Chicago Laser Cutting FAQs

Laser cutting is a technology that uses a laser to cut materials, and works by directing the output of a high-power laser most commonly through optics. The laser optics and CNC (computer numerical control) are used to direct the material or the laser beam generated.

At AWC Industries, we provide the finest laser cutting in Chicago of ferrous and non-ferrous materials such as steel, aluminum, and stainless steel, in addition to our other fabricating services.

Here are our most common FAQs answered….

 – What is your standard thickness range?

Our thickness cutting range is from .020 inches to .750 inches on a 60 inch X 120 inch table size for maximum sheet yield and affordability.

 – What processes do you use?

We use:

  • Sheet Cutting
  • Tube Cutting
  • Plate Cutting
  • In-house Powder Coating
  • Assembly and Packaging

 – What are your typical runs?

100 pieces through high volume production.

 –  What finishing materials are used at AWC Industries?

  • Powder Coating In-house
  • Zinc Plating Available
  • Chrome Plating Available

We are capable of providing 2D and 3D cutting of tubes as well as C, H, I, and L beams. Using Bystronics Laser Technology, we can cut precision parts to meet your specifications, resulting in a fast turnaround time. Our objective at AWC Industries is to provide you with fast and quality service to help you meet your production needs and get your products out to your customers!

Contact us for a quote on your next Laser Cutting project today!


Laser cutting metal sheet in factory, with sparks flying around

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