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Laser Marking & Etching

Marking and etching of metals on a CNC laser cutter has always been a tricky art to master; but after 20+ years of running lasers here, we’ve got it perfected. Having your laser power slightly too high can cause burning or even an accidental piercing of the material, having it too low can cause the […]

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Fabricated Steel Platform Parts

The parts pictured below are a variation of thicknesses and grades of mild steel produced for a customer that specialises in off-shore gangway and platform production. When we say variation.. we mean it! There is 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 15mm, 25mm and even a few pieces of tread plate on here! We laser cut the […]

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Laser Cut Stainless Steel Components

The piece being placed into the box in the video below was the final piece of a bulk order we’d been cutting, folding and fabricating for a couple of weeks. They’re internal machine components that make up the metal part of a complex assembly one of our customers is producing. These were laser cut from […]

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Galvanised Steel Grill Boxes

Pictures below show a set of 34 laser cut and fabricated galvanised steel grill boxes; this is 1 of 10 sets of 34 being delivered to Newcastle city centre every fortnight for 340 new student apartments currently being built. Once installed, they’ll sit inside the walls of the building, letting fresh air into the apartments […]

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Instant Online Waterjet Quotes – £60 Minimum Order

Get an instant waterjet cutting quote yourself from our website. It instantly quotes waterjet and laser cutting of steel, stainless steel and aluminium from your dxfs right up to 50mm in thickness! We’ve even got a simple shape drafter to work out prices for your simple parts that shouldn’t require a CAD drawing. Circles, squares […]

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Steel Concrete Moulds for Beamish Museum

Every person who went to school in north-east England will have been on an almost identical school trip to Beamish victorian museum. So, when we recieved a PO from one of our better customers with “Beamish Museum” followed by an order number, we were naturally curious! The parts pictured below are 3mm thick steel liners, […]

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Online Quote Page Improvements

We’re currently working on some exciting new features for our online quote page. Prepare to order your laser and waterjet cut parts on your phones and tablets! Currently, our online quote page is only compatible with laptops and desktops. This was because we believed a mobile version wasn’t necessary, because customers normally wouldn’t store the […]

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24/7 Instant Online Laser Cutting Quotes

Need a laser cutting quote fast? Take a look at our online quote page and see if it can help out! It gives you an on-the-spot quote and allows you to place online orders for both laser and waterjet cutting, hole threading and countersinking options included too. Serving the whole of the UK! Not just […]

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Instant Laser Quotes For Stainless & Aluminium 8mm+

Up until last week, our online quote page offered laser cutting quotes for aluminium and stainless up to 6mm in thickness. This is because our old c02 laser cutter tended to lack consistency in edge quality on non-ferrous materials 8mm+. Cutting with our new fiber laser, that’s an issue of the past! Edge quality in […]

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Laser Cutting & Its Limitations

Laser cutting is pretty much always the most precise and fastest (and therefore, the cheapest!) way to cut up your metal. However, there are a few exceptions! In some instances engineers request a waterjet cut from us even when more expensive to prevent a HAZ (heat affected zone) on their parts, this is normally for […]

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