CNC Laser

Laser Cutting Certificate Program

This program builds on fundamental knowledge of CNC operations and part design for CO2 laser cutting. Attendees will apply this information in a uniquely designed interactive and hands-on demonstration optimizing the operation of a CNC laser cutting machine. Safety and ISO standards are included in this program, and each attendee will learn how to work in compliance with the parameters of CNC laser cutting machines.

Class Details

Class Name :

Laser Cutting Certificate Program

Description:

This program builds on fundamental knowledge of CNC operations and part design for CO2 laser cutting. Attendees will apply this information in a uniquely designed interactive and hands-on demonstration optimizing the operation of a CNC laser cutting machine. Safety and ISO standards are included in this program, and each attendee will learn how to work in compliance with the parameters of CNC laser cutting machines.

Audience:

Laser operators, laser technicians, laser OEMs, laser integrators, product designers, and manufacturing engineers.

Learning Objectives

Understanding the effects industrial lasers have on the eye and skin.

Becoming familiar with control measures used to prevent hazardous laser exposure.

Awareness of laser safety standards and regulations.

Knowing the importance and role of the Laser Safety Officer.

Blueprint reading

Geometry of parts (three dimensional thinking, optimizing part layout)

Laser to material interaction (laser friendly materials and impact of surface conditions on downtime)

Process gas requirements and selection (gas delivery systems and gas dynamics-critical

Systems applications (on blanks)

Nozzle adjustments and cutting speed (types, gas flow, alignment, geometry, height, standoff and venture effect)

Laser Machine set up

Laser nozzle adjustment

Approach Reference Point

Manual Traverse Exercises

Position tool (nozzle)

Set Zero point

Understanding why maintenance is critical

Preventive maintenance and consumables

Layout of a part process cutting sequence sigma nest

Test Abilities of a Part Process