Stainless Steel Cutting

Stainless Steel Cutting - The Laser Cutting Company

Professional Stainless Steel Cutting Services

Revered for its durability, resilience against corrosion and impeccable finish, stainless steel is widely utilised across various industries and sectors globally. With over four decades of experience, we have honed our many years of expertise to encompass all elements of metal profiling, including laser cutting stainless steel; tailored to clientele spanning various industries and sectors.

Our expansive array of state-of-the-art CNC laser cutting machines operate 24/7 and are capable of profiling a spectrum of stainless steel grades and alloys, as well as effortlessly handling thicknesses of up to 50 mm.

We pride ourselves on maintaining a comprehensive inventory of stainless steel grades and thicknesses, however, should you require something we don’t have available, we can usually procure the required materials for your project within 24 hours. We are also able to cut your free-issue material, and test certificates can be supplied when requested.

Powered by a fleet of 6 flatbed laser cutting machines and streamlined automation systems, we orchestrate a seamless workflow, ensuring expedited delivery from blueprint to fruition with our Smart Design Production facilities.

Why Trust The Laser Cutting Co. for Stainless Steel Cutting?


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Over 40 years’ laser profiling experience using the latest cutting technologies. Our investments, your benefit.

Prioritising Quality and Efficiency with Stainless Steel Laser Cutting

With over forty years of direct expertise and experience in laser cutting a diverse range of materials, we here at The Laser Cutting Co. are proud to be one of the UK’s leading metal profiling companies. Our ethos of continuous self-reinvestment is at the heart of all we do, and we always aim to not only meet our customer’s expectations but exceed them. This ethos is underscored by our dedication to quality assurance, diverse cutting and profiling portfolio, round-the-clock production, wide selection of metals in different sizes and thicknesses, and competitive pricing.

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What are the Benefits of Laser Cut Stainless Steel?

Laser cutting has revolutionised the fabrication industry, particularly in handling stainless steel. Some advantages of utilising laser cutting for stainless steel materials include:

Precision and Accuracy

Stainless steel can be cut with unparalleled precision and accuracy, allowing for intricate and detailed designs with very fine cuts. This level of precision is essential for industries where even the slightest deviation can impact performance or aesthetics.


Laser cutting is incredibly versatile and can handle stainless steel of various thicknesses and sizes. Whether it's thin sheets or thicker plates, laser cutting provides the flexibility needed to accommodate a wide range of applications across diverse industries.

Clean and Burr-Free Cuts

Stainless steel laser cutting is able to produce clean edges without burrs, roughness, or other imperfections. This eliminates the need for additional finishing processes, saving time and resources while ensuring a high-quality final product.

Corrosion Resistance

Stainless steel’s resistance to corrosion makes it ideal for outdoor applications and environments prone to moisture or chemical exposure.

Strength and Durability

Stainless steel’s inherent strength and durability ensure that laser-cut components maintain their structural integrity under high stress and prolonged use.


Despite potentially higher initial material costs, stainless steel’s durability and minimal maintenance needs contribute to long-term cost savings.

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In-House Bending and Pressing

Charles Day Steels enhances our flatbed cutting solutions with comprehensive in-house metal bending and pressing services. Our facility supports swift project completion and continuous 24-hour production, streamlining your project’s assembly phase while ensuring top-tier quality.

Our capabilities extend to bending and pressing an extensive variety of materials, including mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium, copper, and others. For further details about our metal bending and pressing offerings, please reach out to our team.

Stainless Steel Cutting Applications

Stainless steel’s versatility finds application across a diverse spectrum, including:


Utilised in the crafting of cutlery, sinks, razors, knife blades etc.

Architectural/Civil Engineering

Employed for steel furniture, structural sections, decorative panels etc.

Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical

Integral in various components within these industries.


Essential for surgical and hospital equipment.


Utilised in catering equipment, brewing, distilling etc.


Found in water storage tanks, garage doors, etc.

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Sheet Metal Laser Cutting Thicknesses

Material Thickness (mm)

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Tube Laser Cutting Services

At The Laser Cutting Co., we specialise in providing precise and high-quality tube laser cutting services for a variety of materials, including stainless steel. Our state-of-the-art multi-axis tube lasers operate continuously, offering fast turnaround times and competitive rates. These advanced lasers enable 3D cutting, reducing material costs and enhancing downstream productivity.

Regardless of the size or complexity of your project, our in-house design team and comprehensive processing services ensure optimal efficiency and top-notch quality. We cater to various tube profiles and offer in-process bevel cutting, delivering fully weld-prepped orders tailored to your specific needs. For further information on our tube laser cutting services, please contact us today.

Stainless Steel Cutting Grades

We’re able to laser cut stainless steel in all grades, some of the more common grades we get asked to cut include:

We also offer laser profiling of specialist stainless steels such as:

We are laser cutting more and more nickel based, stainless steel alloys, also know as “exotic metals” including:

What sets The Laser Cutting Co. apart from our competitors

State-Of-The-Art Facilities

We continually invest in the latest laser cutting technology to provide the highest quality cut parts.

Nationwide Delivery

We can arrange local and nationwide deliveries and call-offs, so your items arrive when and where you need them.

24/7 Production

“Lights out” production enables cost effective production and impressive lead times.

Stainless Steel Cutting Capabilities

Maximum Cutting Size

6m x 2.5m (6000mm x 2500mm) – For larger sheet sizes we suggest plasma or waterjet cutting.

Maximum Material Thickness


Minimum Material Thickness


Complex Details

Our CNC driven laser cutting machines are able to process even the most complex and intricate designs.

Cutting Tolerances

View our laser cutting tolerances here.

Cutting Edge Quality

Laser cutting stainless steel provides a smooth finish quality, although this is sometimes degraded slightly on thicker sheets. As we shroud the laser in Nitrogen gases, it prevents oxidisation ensuring we achieve a clean, blemish-free cut, ready for welding without any extra machining.

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