Abrasive water jet cutting and laser cutting are two very powerful ways to cut through many different types of material. Both have the ability to manufacture complicated parts or create beautiful art. But when you have a particular project in mind, how do you know which cutting method to choose? Here is a brief guide to choosing the right process for your application and/or material.
Abrasive Waterjet Cutting
Abrasive waterjet cutting can be used to cut a variety of materials, including steel, copper, aluminum, plastic, glass, Kevlar, Lexan, and more. Abrasive waterjet can also process these materials ranging from .001 inches up to 12 inches in thickness.