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FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

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Hello,
I am cutting 16 Ga. SS parts 1"x36"" using a tab on each end and the material is bowing quite about .500" what can i do differently in nesting stages? To prevent this from occurring.?

RE: FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

Put more tabs on the parts.
Tab every 12" to 18" reduce or increase as required.

RE: FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

if its nested length ways, turn it 90 Deg if it fits in the sheet
Check if the sheet is stretched levelled by the supplier? if it's not find another supplier that offers it & test that material.

RE: FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

(OP)
More tabs did the trick. to keep most of the sheet together. reduced my bowing dramatically.
Thanks!

RE: FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

Hi Fiberjerm2, I'm curious were you looking to stop the bowing to help the cutting or were you looking to have the finished part without bowing?
Im very interested as I can't see that additional tabs will make a difference to the finished part, in theory the stress is still in the part it's just not visible until the tabs are broken.
Cheers

RE: FOL 3015 AJ Fiber Laser

No Problem
Glad to help

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