Bassett Industries, Inc.Bassett Industries, Inc.
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2119 Sanatoga Station Road, Pottstown, PA 19464
Phone: (610) 327-1200 | Fax: (610) 327-8800 | Email: info@bassettinc.com

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Laser Cutting

Bassett Industries, Inc. offers comprehensive laser cutting services for short and long production runs. Our multiple laser cutting systems are fully automated and capable of running 24/7 “lights out” production. The FMS system automates the material handling for the laser cells. The CAD/CAM nesting software programs the sheet layout, machine path, and numerous other parameters to ensure that material and motion are not wasted. This system is intended to eliminate waste and provide economical and efficient production.

Laser cutting technology effectively eliminates burrs, ensures precise cutting, and thereby reduce the need for any secondary operation on the laser-cut part. Since there is no tooling requirement, turnaround times are extremely low. We can laser-cut almost all materials including stainless steel, wood, and plastics.

Bassett Industries also provides reverse engineering solutions with the help of CAD/CAM-enabled laser cutting systems. Our reverse engineering team helps us to create quick drawings from old parts and templates. Furthermore, our CAD/CAM systems also ensure that the time taken from drawing to cutting is limited to only a few minutes.

Laser inspection with first article reports in less than a minute is offered to ensure that our operations meet your strict quality specifications.



Specifications

Materials Used

  • Steel
    (A106, A500 Type 1-5, A513 Type 1-5, A53, ROPS, HREW)
  • Aluminum:
    (B210, 1100, 2024, 3003, 5052, 6061, 6063)
  • Stainless Steel:
    (A249, A269, 303, 304, 304 L, 309, 310, 316, 316 L, 317L, 410, 416)

Plate Size

Large, 72 x 144 inches sheet size capability
60 x 120  & 48 x 96 are also common sizes

Plate Thickness

Up to and including 1 inch thick material

Tolerance

+/- 0.002 inches

Production Runs

From prototyping to high volume production

Designing Assistance

Laser Cutting Considerations:
Minimum hole diameter. General rule of thumb is minimum hole diameter is equal to or greater than the material thickness. A 5/16"DIA hole can be put in 1"thk plate but not with great speed and reliability. The cutting speed and pierce routine must be adjusted which increase time and part cost.

Quality Process and Certifications

  • ISO 9001:2008
  • AWS D1.1 & 1.3 Welding Certification
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Just In Time (JIT) Compliant Delivery

Preferred Drawing File Formats

SolidWorks Files, Part, Assembly, Drawing, DXF, DWG, Adobe Photoshop Files, Adobe Illustrator Files, Lib Feat Part, Template, Parasolid, IGES, STEP AP203/214, ACIS, VDAFS, VRML, STL, Catia Graphics, ProE Part, ProE Assembly, UGII, Inventor Part, Inventor Assembly, Solid Edge Part, Solid Edge Assembly, CADKEY, IDF, Rhino Files

Secondary Services

  • Swaging / Flaring
  • Coping
  • Beading
  • Drilling
  • Flattening
  • Flaring
  • Machining
  • Milling
  • Notching
  • Piercing
  • Punching
  • Slotting
  • Swaging
  • Threading

Industries Served

At Bassett, we take on all jobs that fit our capabilities, for any industry. Below are examples of industries we have served in the past. We have created true turnkey components, weldments and assemblies for, but not limited to the following industries:

Agricultural, Alternative Energy, Appliance, Automotive, Computers, Construction, Distribution, Electronic, Fabrication, Furniture, Hardware, Health and Fitness, Heating and AC, Heavy Equipment, Lawn and Garden, Material Handling, Petroleum and Mining, Race Car & Stock Car, Refrigeration, Retail & Display, Solar Energy, Wind Energy

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