Vector laser cutting is the most straightforward type of laser cutting. In it, a focused laser beam is automatically guided over a substrate according to directions contained in a CAD file. The laser can be set up to cut the substrate completely or to perform a “kiss cut” that etches a line in the top layer of the substrate material.
Vector laser cutting is contrasted by raster engraving, a process in which the laser acts more like a printer, moving either horizontality or vertically across the substrate and turning on and off to create individual dots. On a technical level, the processes differ in the type of CAD file they use.
American Micro Industries offers vector laser-cutting services. We are based in Chambersburg, PA and can quickly turn around projects for clients nationwide. We can work with vector-based CAD drawings created in AutoCAD, CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator and several other platforms. Our laser-cutting machines are equipped to work with paper, foam, rubber, plastic, phenolics and other materials. We can assist with all aspects of your project, from material sourcing to the final assembly.
If you need laser engraving that doesn’t take a long time and looks great when it’s done, you want AMI doing the work. We use state-of-the-art equipment that allows us to swiftly, easily and accurately engrave just about whatever material you may need laser cut. We always strive to provide the best customer service to our clients and will do whatever it takes to make sure you’re satisfied with your laser cutting or other AMI services.
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