Barton International

Metal Laser Cutting

METAL FABRICATION SOLUTIONS

METAL LASER CUTTING

Metal laser cutting is a very accurate and versatile method for cutting intricate metal shapes. The Laser cuts through the metal utilising a thermal separation process. Penetrating the metal through to the other side, following a path programmed via a CNC manufacturing process with uploaded CAD data.

Laser cutting technology has been utilised within manufacturing for over 50 years. However, it is only over the past 30 years that laser cutting technology has been utilised to cut metal, due to the power required to overcome the thermal conductivity of metals.

There are several advantages to metal laser cutting, these include:

  • High accuracy and precise cut.
  • No tooling required, low cost and lead-time.
  • Handle parts of almost every complexity.
  • High sheet utilisation, so less waste and maximisation of yield.
  • No damage or warping due to cutting method technique (Even with thinner metals).
  • Low power consumption when compared to pressed out machinery.

Below are the are main disadvantages of metal laser cutting:

  • Energy consumption can vary, it is not fixed, so it can be more expensive.
  • Manufacturing rate can vary depending on material or thickness.
  • Not every metal can be laser cut, such as copper and aluminium.
  • Incorrect machinery setup can result in material to burn.
Metal laser cutting - Barton International

Technical & Project Support

Barton International calls upon the combined experience of Midlands based manufacturing as well as utilising global, low-cost partners. Supplying medium to high volume precision manufactured products. Utilising a diverse range of metal fabrication, metal forging, metal formwork, metal casting, rubber and foam conversion and plastic moulding manufacturing techniques.

Your valued enquiry will be managed by a designated Project Manager, who will offer technical support and full collaboration throughout your project. With on-site support if required, advising the best product solution to suit your application. Barton International have a wealth of manufacturing knowledge and offer CAD support, ensuring cost competitive quotation.

The next phase would be tooling and product testing, supporting our customers with fast-efficient tooling and precision manufactured samples. Upon sample approval Barton International will support with our partners medium to high volume production, with full assembly available within the UK if required.

100+

Years trading
Established in 1898

5M+

Parts supplied
per annum

20+

Manufacturing
Processes

100%

British owned
and managed

BARTON INTERNATIONAL

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND WAREHOUSING

An established and fully sustainable supply chain network formed over the past 100 years with a rich history, based at the very heart of the United Kingdom.

Our service doesn’t stop when a project has been awarded, it is just the beginning. With warehousing and logistics managed by your designated Account Manager, ensuring that parts are delivered OTIF and to schedule. With tailored packaging available to suit your on-site requirements ensuring efficient product handling.

Quality you can trust, accredited with ISO9001. With quality inspections at factory base and on- site at Barton International. Ensuring product durability and optimal high performance within product application.  

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