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Reasons to choose laser cutting

Laser cutting uses a high-power laser which is directed through optics and computer numerical control (CNC) to direct the beam or material. Typically, the process uses a motion control system to follow a CNC or G-code of the pattern that is to be cut onto the material. The focused laser beam burns, melts, vaporises or is blown away by a jet of gas to leave a high-quality surface finished edge.

One nice thing about laser cutting is that it can be used on a wide range of different types of materials. And, regardless of what type of material is being cut, the results are always consistent.

Also, if you use different types of materials or pieces made up of a combination, laser cutting is convenient and efficient because you can utilize just one type of cutting for all of your needs.



Often, clients require that their products be cut precisely or that they achieve exact measurements or careful attention to detail. Fortunately, laser cutting can provide all of those things. If having a perfectly cut piece of material is the only option for you, then you'll definitely want to go with laser cutting.


With laser cutting being so precise, you might think it would take a long time to complete. Surprisingly, however, the opposite is true. Laser cutting is one of the fastest options since the cutting tool does most of the work. Because laser cutting is such a quick process, it's a great solution when you need something done quickly.


With the market offering a wide range of materials, the following can be cut or edged with a laser safely:

  • Most wood types

  • Plywood and composite boards (MDF)

  • Paper and cardstock

  • Cork

  • Leather and suede

  • Plexiglass and perspex

  • Magnetic sheet

  • Corruboard (corrugated plastic board)

  • Foamboard

  • Teflon (PTFE)


Get your materials laser cut at Powerhouse PLC

With such versatility in materials, there are almost no limits as to what we can create together. We can assist you with laser cuts up to the size of 1,3m x 2,5m in the laser-cut graphics you’re interested in, we bring your vision to life. We use the highest-quality materials and bring our expertise to the table to create vivid and durable graphics that meet your needs and expectations. We operate all services in-house, from print to installation. Contact us to get started taking advantage of this window of opportunity!

Powerhouse PLC for all your large format printing and laser cutting requirements.


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