Service

Laser Cutting

Steel Laser Cutting 

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STAALBEER PROFILING, CUTTING & CNC BENDING SERVICE

Our profiling department in Potchefstroom consists of Laser cutting and Punch press machines, a Guilotine and a 220 ton CNC Pressbrake. These machines provide a precission cutting, forming and bending service to our customers.

1. DRAUGHTING AND DESIGN SERVICE

A .DXF drawing is required to produce a Laser cut part.

If no .DXF drawing is available Staalbeer can assist the customer in one of the following ways: (a drawing fee will be applicable)

  • A Solidworks model can be imported and unfolded
  • An existing part/example can be re-measured and drawn
  • A new drawing can be traced from an existing design / template.
  • Staalbeer can assist the customer to design the part according to the customer's requirement.

2. CUTTING CAPABILITIES

We stock a comprehensive range of Mild Steel, Hard wearing Plate, Stainless steel, Aluminium and Perspex which can be processed as follows.

Available Process
Steel Grade
Stock Item Sheet Size
Laser Cutting
Guilotine Cutting
Perforated Sheet
Bending
Hot Rolled2 4501 2251.6
Hot Rolled2 4501 2252.0
Hot Rolled3 0001 5002.0
Hot Rolled2 4501 2252.5
Hot Rolled3 0001 5002.5
Hot Rolled2 4501 2253.0
Hot Rolled3 0001 5003.0
Hot Rolled2 4501 225 4.0
Hot Rolled3 0001 5004.0
Commercial Quality2 5001 2004.5
S355 JR+AR2 5001 2005.0
S355 JR+AR3 0001 5005.0
S355 JR+AR2 5001 2006.0
S355 JR+AR3 0001 5006.0
S355 JR+AR2 5001 2008.0
S355 JR+AR3 0001 5008.0
S355 JR+AR2 5001 20010.0
S355 JR+AR3 0001 50010.0
S355 JR+AR2 5001 20012.0
S355 JR+AR3 0001 50012.0
S355 JR+AR2 5001 20016.0
S355 JR+AR3 0001 50016.0
S355 JR+AR2 5001 20020.0
S355 JR+AR3 0001 50020.0
CHECKER PLATE 3.0-4.6 MILD STEEL2 5001 2003.0
HARDOX 400 PLATE 10.00MM .2 4001 20010.0
ALUMINIUM PLATE 1.20MM .2 5001 2001.2
ALUMINIUM PLATE 1.60MM .2 5001 2001.6
ALUMINIUM PLATE 2.00MM .2 5001 2002.0
ALUMINIUM PLATE 3.00MM .2 5001 2003.0
ALUMINIUM PLATE 4.50MM .2 5001 2004.5
TREAD BRIGHT PLATE 1.47MM ALUMINIUM2 4381 2191.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 1.00MM (GR 304) .2 5001 2501.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 1.5MM (GR 304) .2 5001 2501.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 2.00MM (GR 304) .2 5001 2502.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 2.50MM (GR 304) .2 5001 2502.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 3.00MM (GR 304) .2 5001 2503.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 4.50MM (GR 304) .2 5001 2504.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 6.00MM (GR 304)2 5001 2506.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 8.00MM (GR 304) .3 0001 5008.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 0.9MM (GR 316) .2 5001 2500.9
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 1.2MM (GR 316) .2 5001 2501.2
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 1.5MM (GR 316) .2 5001 2501.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 1.20MM (3CR12) .2 5001 2501.2
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 1.50MM (3CR12) .2 5001 2501.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 2.0MM (GR 3CR12) .2 5001 2502.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 2.50MM (3CR12) .2 5001 2502.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 3.00MM (3CR12) .2 5001 2503.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 4.5MM (GR 3CR12) .2 5001 2504.5
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 6.00MM (3CR12) .3 0001 5006.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 8.00MM (3CR12)3 0001 5008.0
STAINLESS STEEL PLATE 10.00MM (3CR12) .3 0001 50010.0
SHEET PERSPEX 8.0MM CLEAR2 0501 5258.0
SHEET POLYCARBONATE 1MM CLEAR2 0501 5251.0
SHEET POLYCARBONATE 4MM CLEAR2 0501 5254.0
COLD ROLLED SHEET 0.8MM .2 4501 2250.8
COLD ROLLED SHEET 1.0MM .2 4501 2251.0
COLD ROLLED SHEET 1.2MM .2 4501 2251.2
GALVANISED SHEET 0.50MM .3 0009250.5
GALVANISED SHEET 0.58MM .3 0009250.58
GALVANISED SHEET 0.80MM .2 4501 2250.8
GALVANISED SHEET 1.00MM .2 4501 2251.0
GALVANISED SHEET 1.20MM .2 4501 2251.2
GALVANISED SHEET 1.60MM .2 4501 2251.6
GALVANISED SHEET 2.00MM .2 4501 2252.0
GALVANISED SHEET 3.00MM .2 4501 2253.0
FLAT SHEET F/WHITE  925X3000X0.58MM .3 0009250.58
FLAT SHEET K/RED  925X3000X0.58MM .3 0009250.58
FLAT SHEET T/GREEN  925X3000X0.58MM .3 0009250.58
FLAT SHEET S/BEIGE  925X3000X0.58MM .3 0009250.58
FLAT SHEET D/DOLPHIN  925X3000X0.58MM3 0009250.58
FLAT SHEET GEMSBOK SAND  925X3000X0.58MM3 0009250.58
FLAT SHEET AZURE BLUE  925X3000X0.58MM3 0009250.58
FLAT SHEET CHARCOAL GREY  925X3000X0.58MM3 0009250.58

Other steel grades are also available on enquiry.

Our Laser cut machine offers a high precision burr free cutting edge that in most cases can be used without further processing.

Laser cutting tolerances are as follows.

Laser cut tolerances
Material ThicknessCutting tolerance
Upt to 1.0mm±0.12mm
>1.0 – 3.0mm±0.15mm
>3.0 – 6.0mm±0.20mm
>6.0 – 12.0mm±0.25mm
16 – 20mm±0.75mm
Hole to hole centres±0.75mm

Our Guilotine is equiped with automatic back stops and automatic clearance adjustment which enables us to offer an accurate and burr free cut on sheets from 0.50mm thick up to 8mm Mild steel, 6mm Stainless Steel and 10mm Aluminium.

3. CNC BENDING

Our 220 ton CNC Pressbrake offers a high precision bending service to our customers that enables our Laser, Punch Press and Guilotine cutting customers to design parts that require minimal welding compared to conventional methods.

 We have an extensive range of tooling for various 90deg, 30deg, step bending and square to round bending operations.

 Our Pressbrake is able to bend the following materials:

Maximum Bending Length – 90deg max
Mild Steel (mm)
Stainless Steel (mm)
Aluminium (mm)
Minimum Lip Length (mm)
0.50 to 1.60mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                         5.5
2.0mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                           10
3.0mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                           10
4.0mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                           15
5.0mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                           30
6.0mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                           40
8.0mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                           40
10.0mm                     2 000                     2 000                     3 000                           60
12.0mm                     1 000 Not available Not available                           60
Knife tooling – 30deg max
0.50 to 3.0mm                     3 000                     3 000                     3 000                           12

 Bending on other materials such as Hardox and Domex is available on enquiry.

Staalbeer Deliveries

Staalbeer uses an inhouse delivery fleet consisting of 48 trucks in various load formats to deliver your poduct directly to site. Get a Quote