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    Default Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Or did I imagine it?

    I am looking to get a few bits for a bracket assembly, the guys I use at work won't be interested in a small job. These will all be <100mm in the largest dimension and from 2-3mm plate....can anyone help?

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Ping e-man.
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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    If you get stuck and can get a CNC file done for the part(s) I have a mate who could probably put it through his work (multi million pound engineering concern, he owns it!) as a favour for me. Beer tokens taken.......

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Are there no alternatives to laser?
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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    There are a million alternatives.

    However this is for a personal project so I cannot justify using our own machine shop which is currently booked up. I know laser cutting is gonna be the easiest and cheapest for what I need. I would also rather spend money with a random TRCer than a random firm!

    For anyone interested, I am making a desk holder for a Google Tablet. I got the tablet free with my new phone and I am primarily using it as a digital picture frame. Docks tend to hold things portrait which is no good for this...I also quite like the idea of a spindly stainless contraption rather than a big lump of moulded plastic.

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Nope

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    "Nope, I don't have one" or "Nope, you didn't imagine it"?

    Or even, "Nope, f*ck off you twat"?

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Olly View Post
    Ping e-man.
    his laser doesn't cut metal... tho it does cut perspex...

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Diversion View Post
    his laser doesn't cut metal... tho it does cut perspex...
    Oh, it's a GIRLY laser.
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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    It was a nope to the question you asked

    You might want to look for someone with a cnc plasma...

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Quote Originally Posted by E-Man View Post
    You might want to look for someone with a cnc plasma...
    I've had metal laser cut loads of times, it's fairly common for knocking out production runs of 10,000 tabs etc. I just remembered someone on here having one, which was correct, I just remembered the details incorrectly

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    Default Re: Is there someone on here with a laser sheet metal cutter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Olly View Post
    Oh, it's a GIRLY laser.
    ha ha, you wish!

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