- Technology and application development trend
- Trend of Technology
As three-dimensional five-axis laser cutting technology advances, its capabilities are growing more powerful. The trends in technological development are outlined below:
(1) High acceleration and high speed. The acceleration of cutters continues to increase, resulting in higher speeds and improved production efficiency;
(2) High cutting speed and high precision. Rapid cutting speeds contribute to heightened production efficiency and reduced production costs. Meanwhile, elevated positioning speed and repeat positioning accuracy ensure superior cutting precision, meeting the ever-expanding demand for product quality;
(3) Automation and intelligence. With rising labor costs, the development of products is veering towards heightened automation and intelligence. Automation not only minimizes manpower requirements and cost expenditures, but also streamlines the operation of machine equipment. This increased intelligence reduces reliance on personnel expertise, leading to cost savings.
- Trend of Application
The continuous optimization of product performance coupled with the ongoing reduction in product prices enables an increasing number of users to access products manufactured through the process of three-dimensional five-axis laser cutting. This transformation is steadily replacing products created using traditional processing methods.
Three-dimensional five-axis laser cutting technology catalyzes the advancement of personalized product design. Engineering designers are empowered to conceive more intricate and individualized products, liberated from the constraints of conventional processing techniques.
Moreover, the integration of thermoforming technology into the automotive industry has elevated the three-dimensional five-axis laser cutting machine to an indispensable role in the automotive production process. As thermoforming technology gains traction across an expanding array of vehicle models, a growing influx of 3D five-axis laser cutting machines is finding their place on automobile production lines. While this technology presently finds application primarily in high-end vehicles, the progress of technology promises its eventual adoption in economical cars and new energy vehicles as well. Notably, research within the automotive industry indicates that the pace of automobile replacement is accelerating, rendering the era of mass-producing millions of identical vehicle models a thing of the past. The prevalence of unique models is on the rise, albeit accompanied by the significant expense of molds. In this context, the three-dimensional five-axis laser cutting machine stands as a solution aligned with the evolving times, facilitating cost reduction.
To sum up, in the automotive industry, especially in the automotive thermoforming industry, with the continuous application and development of three-dimensional five-axis laser cutting, the level of automobile manufacturing technology is becoming more and more advanced, and production efficiency is getting higher and higher. Not only does the high strength of hot-formed high-strength steel can be solved, but the personalized design of automobiles is prospective.