Flame Cutting

Capacity

Boasting a collection of 6 of the latest CNC fibre and C02 laser cutting machines running 24 hours a day, we can offer the shortest possible lead times at competitive prices nationwide, even for the most challenging of projects.  

Quality

With our ISO9001 and BS/EN 1090-1 accreditations we are proud to deliver a quality product and service every time, providing our customers with the confidence that orders will be delivered on time and correct to the highest of standards, every time.   

Experience

With over 30 years of experience in the laser profiling industry, our engineers can help make requirements a reality, offering a wealth of knowledge and expertise at every stage of your production process.  

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Charles Day’s Quality Promise

The highest possible quality standards with the after sales support to match

Our Factory Production Controls are in accordance with legally enforceable construction product regulation BS EN 1090 – Level 4

Certified to BS EN ISO 9001:2015 for all profiling requirements

Flame Cutting Tolerances

Thickness tolerance in accordance with BS EN 10029:2010 Class A. Flatness tolerance in accordance with BS EN 10029:2010. Profiling tolerance +/-2.0mm to +/-6.0mm depending on thickness and length.

Charles Day Steel Flame Cutting Tolerances

Flame Cutting Details

  • Multiheaded flame cutting with 8 cutting heads.
  • Cutting thickness from 6mm to 270mm (dependant on material).
  • Cutting area of 22m x 5m.
  • Cutting bed area of 42 x 5m.
  • Full range of carbon and mild steels stocked in popular thicknesses.
  • If not in stock, we can usually source your material in 24-48 hours.
  • We are happy to cut free-issue materials.
Charles Day Steel Flame Cutting Details

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Charles Day Steel Metals We Can Flame Cut

Metals We Can Flame Cut

All material grades are offered, if we don’t have it in stock, we can usually source the material within 48 hours. We can also profile cut your free issue material.

We can offer 100% mill traceability certificates and conformance upon request.

Material Grade / Specification Minimum (mm) Maximum (mm)
S275 JR (43A) 1.0044 6 270
S355 JR (50B) 1.0045 6 270
S355 J2G3 (50D) 1.0570 6 270
080A40 (EN8D) 1.0501 6 270
Floor Plate (e.g. Durbar) 6 12.5
Wear Plate (e.g. 400, 500 grades) 6 80
690 High Yield Steel Plate 6 180
Charles Day Steel Flame Process Details

Flame Process Details

  • 3mm kerf – depending on material thickness.
  • Cut surface will show a striated structure.
  • Edge squareness is fair but will demonstrate non-parallel cut edges with some frequency.
  • Edge burring will occur but all parts are cleaned and fettled before dispatch.
  • Flame cutting produces a heat affected zone (HAZ) that may need to be removed by additional machining.

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State-of-the-art

We continue to invest in the latest cutting technology to provide our customers with the highest quality profile cut parts.

24 hour cutting

Our 6 laser machines are cutting around the clock to ensure we’re always able to provide short lead-times.

Precision parts

We know how important accuracy is for our clients. Our lasers provide the very best in precision cut parts.
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    We’ve been in the profiling business for over 35 years and today we’re considered one of the largest and most diverse specialist cutting companies in the UK. We continue to invest in the latest cutting and automation technology to provide our customers with the highest quality cut parts in the shortest possible lead time.Contact us with your requirements today and join over 5000 customers who choose us for their profiling needs.

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    If you have drawings to send, we’re happy to accept DXF, DWG or dimensioned PDF files. By sending the above file types, we can easily process your order with our quoting system which vastly improves the speed at which we can get you a price.

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    For simple profiles such as squares, rectangles and cirlces with simple holes or slots we can work without a drawing.Alternatively, we also have an in-house CAD drawing team who can draw up your profile for you.As well as this, we also have a Laser QC scanner which enables us to scan and convert a physical object to a readable CAD file.