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Glossary of laser cutting terms - I


Inert Gas Cutting (Nitrogen Cutting)

Laser cutting using nitrogen as the cutting gas. Inert gas cutting yields cut edges coated with resolidified melt which has the same metal mixture as the bulk material providing the same corrosion resistance. This is very important when performing laser cutting work for food processing facilities, sign manufacturers, and chemical plants.


The magnitude of radiant energy (light) per unit, such as time or reflecting surface.


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