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Tube Laser Cutting

Hydram Sheet Metalwork provides a tube laser cutting service employing two dedicated tube cutting laser machines from BLM.

Laser cut metal tube supplier

Laser cutting tube is a highly productive and flexible method of tube processing which is now finding applications in all industries.  Laser tube cutting machines are designed both to cut hole profiles and end profiles (mitres or cod mouths) on round, square, oval, triangular and other special section tubes.  Accurate laser cutting of highly complex shapes within the tube is possible.

Productivity improvements

Tube laser cutting eliminates all traditional marking out, sawing, drilling, deburring and shaping operations carried out with conventional tube processing.  Traditional fixed costs of punches, clamps, tools and jigs are also eliminated.

The tube laser machines are CNC controlled and programmed offline by 3D CADCAM software.  With full automatic loading of tube raw material lengths up to 8.5 metres, automatic processing and automatic offload, the process offers very high productivity.

With imaginative cut profile design, significant savings can also be made in secondary downstream operations, whereby tubes can easily be formed and slotted together.  Assembly operations are therefore more straightforward, eliminating the need for jigs and fixtures, and reducing the requirement for welding.  The results are quicker, cheaper, stronger and higher quality tubular fabrications.

(The above video demonstrates 2D and 3D tube laser cutting and the cutting of copper and brass tube.  Please note that Hydram only offers 2D tube laser cutting of mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium tube at this time.)

Tube laser experience

Hydram Sheet Metalwork has been laser cutting tube since 2006 as part of its precision sheet metal fabrication business.

Laser cut tube examples and tech info

See more examples and technical information on processing tube by laser.

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