Do you know the operating cost of a laser cutting machine?

2021/04/13

The cost of a laser cutting machine mainly includes power consumption, auxiliary gas costs and wearing parts.




Take 500W fiber laser cutting machine as an example:
1. Power consumption: The hourly power consumption of the 500W fiber laser cutting machine is 6 kWh, and the electricity cost is about 6 yuan/hour (calculated at 1 yuan/kWh).
2. Auxiliary gas consumption:
Oxygen: 15 yuan/bottle, about 1 hour, 15 yuan per hour
Nitrogen: 320 yuan/tank, about 12 to 16 hours, 20 yuan per hour.
Remarks: Oxygen in the text refers to bottled; Nitrogen can be filled with less cost than bottled, and it also saves the operator's time for ventilation and waste caused by excessive bottled gas. In addition, gas prices in different regions will vary.
3. Consumption of other wearing parts:
Protective lens: Normal use for more than 300 hours, the price is 150 yuan/piece, about 1-2 yuan per hour
(If the working environment is good, the use time will be longer)
Copper nozzle: normal use for more than 300 hours, the price is 50 yuan/piece, about 0.18 yuan per hour
Ceramic ring: normal use for more than 7200 hours, the price is 400 yuan/piece, about 0.11 yuan per hour