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cutting conditions for 5/16 aluminum "FO3015 Amada laser?

cutting conditions for 5/16 aluminum "FO3015 Amada laser?

cutting conditions for 5/16 aluminum "FO3015 Amada laser?

Can someone help me with cutting conditions for .312 6061 t6 Alumimum?

RE: cutting conditions for 5/16 aluminum "FO3015 Amada laser?

I have never cut 0.312 but this is my condition for 0.375 hope this helps
FEED 15 ipm
PWR 4000
FREQ 2000
DUTY 100
gas shop air
focus -0,25

RE: cutting conditions for 5/16 aluminum "FO3015 Amada laser?

I agree with maayhemm's recommendations with the only variable being the focus point in relation to the material.  In thick aluminum cutting (specially anything thicker than 0.25") you want to have a shallow focus point in order to not only cut but pierce easier as well.  The dross on the material will be longer (almost shark-teeth like) but will be easier to remove.  I would recommend cutting it with nitrogen although shop-air does well on this material but the oxygen percentage in it will make the dross a bit harder to remove.

I would certainly use a 4.0mm double-nozzle as well.

Good Luck.

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