Top 5 Tips For Lasering MDF

Jun 16, 2021 10:15:00 AM Eric Johnson

Top 5 Tips For Lasering MDF

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7 Tips for Laser Cutting Mild Steel

Jan 24, 2021 9:15:00 AM Keith Hagen

7 Tips for Laser Cutting Mild Steel

Cutting mild steel with a CO2 laser isn’t just possible, it’s an excellent choice for those seeking clean, consistent and precise cuts. In this post, we’ll be discussing tips for laser cutting mild steel. If you’re in…

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Maximize Your Production Time with a Kern Laser System

Jan 6, 2021 12:38:00 AM Nate Korkowski

Maximize Your Production Time with a Kern Laser System

For small business owners and entrepreneurs, it can feel like long days and late nights spent working is just part of the gig. But sometimes, getting more done doesn’t have to mean working more time. In fact, by inves…

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What You Need to Know About Laser Cutting Aluminum

Dec 3, 2020 8:24:00 AM Eric Johnson

What You Need to Know About Laser Cutting Aluminum

Aluminum is one of the more challenging materials to laser cut. That's not to say it can't be done, but it does require a bit of expertise. Among other things, it can be difficult to create a clean-cut edge when laser…

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How-To Minimize Downtime with Laser System Maintenance

Oct 19, 2020 8:30:00 AM Keith Hagen

How-To Minimize Downtime with Laser System Maintenance

When’s the last time you had to shut down to wait for laser repair or maintenance? Whether you’re operating a laser out of a job shop, small business or for a larger production outfit, downtime due to equipment failur…

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How-To Cut Metal with a CO2 Laser

Sep 10, 2020 4:15:00 AM Derek Kern

How-To Cut Metal with a CO2 Laser

At Kern Laser Systems, we've cracked the code on combining low wattage CO2 lasers and metal cutting applications. Our customers have been doing it for years!

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5 Tips for Laser Cutting Thick Acrylic

Aug 12, 2020 6:30:00 AM Nate Korkowski

5 Tips for Laser Cutting Thick Acrylic

When laser cutting an acrylic sheet, the last thing you want to see is an uneven cutting edge or surface — or even worse, your cutting kerf turning white while processing colored acrylic. Armed with a few q…

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What’s the Best Laser System for Cutting or Marking Metal?

Jul 20, 2020 2:45:00 PM Adam Voigt

What’s the Best Laser System for Cutting or Marking Metal?

When it comes to cutting or marking metal, there are multiple options to choose from, the two we carry are CO2 and fiber laser systems. Our fiber lasers are going to be a good choice when you’re looking to …

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Stainless Steel: Operator Tips for Laser Cutting, Etching and Engraving

Jul 9, 2020 9:45:00 AM Nate Korkowski

Stainless Steel: Operator Tips for Laser Cutting, Etching and Engraving

One of the top questions we receive is, Can a CO2 laser cut metal? I know fiber lasers can, but a CO2? and the answer is yes. When a CO2 laser is properly outfitted, it can absolutely cut metal. With…

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