Sometimes glitches can be found when cutting workpieces using laser sheet metal cutting machines. This can cause the user to believe that their laser cutter is malfunctioning. We are here to tell you that is not always the case. Here are some reasons the processing of sheet metal can result in glitches.
The primary reason burrs can appear when cutting sheet metal is due to the high-energy laser causing rapid vaporization on the surface of the workpiece. Assist gas is vaporized when a workpiece is superheated and blown off slag can build up. If assist gas is not used, then, after cooling the slag, it will form a burr attached to the cutting surface.
It is sometimes possible for the equipment itself to cause these burrs. It can be avoided by taking the following precautions and the operator should be a professional with the experience and knowledge to handle the situation.
Laser cutting sheet metal machining burrs solutions:
1. Be sure to equip the air compressor for the use of auxiliary gas.
2. Bring in a professional laser cutting machine operator to perform a debugging until the parameters return to normal.