Operatiing cost of laser cutter

Operating cost of laser cutter–Oriole

Operating cost of laser cutter

Today, we will show you the operating costs of the laser cutting machine. It includes 3 parts: electric power, auxiliary gas and spare parts.

1.Electric power.
Real machine runing cost occupy 70%. For exmaple, 2000w Raycus XTC-1530HT rated power is 31kw,

Operatiing cost of laser cutter

      Operatiing cost of laser cutter

the real electric power cost is 18.6-21.7kw/h (including the water chiller&fan).

2.Auxiliary gas: Oxygen, Nitrogen, Compressed Air
Standard oxygen or nitrogen gas bottle is 40L/bottle
1mm Carbon steel  40L/40minutes; 2mm Carbon steel 40L/50minutes; 3mm Carbon steel 40L/60minutes;
4mm Carbon steel 40L/70minutes; 5mm Carbon steel 40L/80minutes; 6mm Carbon steel 40L/90minutes.

Oxygen is used to cut carbon steel, can increase combusting speed and accelerating cutting speed.
Nitrogen is used in cutting nonferrous metal, like stainless steel and aluminum. It can avoid them turn black.
Compressed Air is used to cut aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel sheet, etc. It can provided by
Air Compressor, the price is low. It nearly same as Nitrogen’s efficiency. The cutting surface appears yellow.

3.Spare parts.
Main quick wear parts includes nozzle and protective lens, their consumption is about 20-30 pieces one year.
Focus lens, Colimataing lens and Ceramic rings needn’t often change. You can prepare one set for spare.($350)

No. Name Quantity Time Hours USD/Piece Remark
1 Nozzles 1 300-500 hours 10 Better environment, longer using time.
2 Protective lens 1 300-500 hours 15
3 Focus lens 2 4000 hours 150
4 Collimataing lens 2 4000 hours 150
5 Ceramic rings 1 4000 hours 50

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