Glossary

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Term Definition
Lancing

A cutting process where material is sliced or cut without producing a slug or separating the workpiece.

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Laser Cutting

The use of a highly concentrated beam of light to generate enough heat to pierce and cut, using CO2 and fibre optic lasers.

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