Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here


Cutting Speeds

Cutting Speeds

Cutting Speeds

This is a simple question that everyone can answer. How fast, generally, do you guys cut 16 GA CRS. We have been doing a major move and we are just setting up our laser again. We wanted to find our how fast our machine should be running. That way we can figure out what we can optimize on it. So if anybody has any general cutting speeds they would like to share it would be appreciated. Any standard HR or CR steel is the best to start with. Thanks!!

RE: Cutting Speeds

1,5mm crs oxygen 4500mm/min

RE: Cutting Speeds

What laser?

RE: Cutting Speeds

Amada FO 3015

RE: Cutting Speeds

A well tuned 4kW FO 3015 should be able to cut 16 CRS over 200"/min easily on nitrogen. Oxygen will be slower.

I have a really old spec sheet from Amada that shows:

260"/min feedrate, 3500W, 2000Hz, 100 duty, gas 0.90, nitrogen, .020" nozzle gap, focus -.039"

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close