Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you can find a list of the most frequently asked questions. If you have any questions that are not listed below, please do not hesitate in reaching out to us. Our in-house experts are on hand to answer your questions.

Design and Fabrication Experts
Can you make one-off components?

Yes. We can manufacture one-off bespoke components or assemblys with a Rapid turnaround.

Can you manufacture products from my drawings?

Yes. We are more than happy to convert your paper drawings into an AutoCAD file. If you have your own files, we can accept AutoCAD, DWG, DXF & SolidWorks files. Or, if you just have the component we can work with that also.

Do you offer delivery?

Yes. We can arrange to have your products delivered worldwide.

Can you assemble the components?

Yes. We are more than happy to manufacture and assemble your products on-site at ELC prior to collection or delivery.

Does ELC Laser Group Ltd have the capability to reverse engineer products?

Yes. Our highly qualified design specialists can reverse engineer products using state of the art Radmax multi axis software.

Can ELC Laser Group Ltd supply fully assembled products?

Yes. We offer a one-stop package from design to completion. We can supply fully-assembled products entailing electromechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical operating systems and controls.

Has ELC the capability to have products certified?

Yes. We are partnered with a number of world renowned certified testing and certifying companies including: Design Pro Automation, Crane Care, BHP Laboratories and Pilz.

What range of materials do you work with?

ELC Laser Group work with the complete range of Mild Steels (S275, S355) and Stainless Steels (316, 321, 304 Avesta) Corten, also Hardox Weldox, Nickel, Monel, Alloy600 and precious metals including Titanium and Tantalum. We keep an extensive supply of these materials in stock, ranging in thicknesses from 0.15mm to 20mm.

What format of drawing files can you work with?

Acceptable formats include DXF files, DWG files, IGES files, Step files and Sat files. We also can work with preliminary sketches.

Is design-only an option ?

Whilst design to completion is our preferred option, ELC Laser Group does offer design-only services to a select group of customers.

How can 5 axis lasers be of benefit?

ELC Laser Group’s 5 axis laser is the most advanced laser platform. It enables the  processing of three-dimensional components or products. Previously, design personnel were restricted in their designs due to the limiting technology available to them. The fact that the laser operates in all 5 axis offers endless design capabilities.

What benefits can a company derive from dealing with ELC Laser Group?

ELC Laser Group‘s products are indicative of the vast array of quality services we offer.

We have highly experienced personnel in all facets of our services including:
– Product design
– Prototyping
– Engineering
– Cost analysis – unit cost savings

Manufacturing
– Fabrication
– Finish coating

Assembly – full and partial
– Testing including accelerated performance testing
– Compliance Certification

In essence, the earlier ELC Laser Group is engaged in a product cycle, the greater the benefit to our end customers.

We:
– Design products /prototypes based on application and performance specifications.
– Engineer products to derive the optimum manufacturing and assembly techniques thereby achieving optimum cost savings.
– Devise an accelerated testing module to confirm the product‘s suitability for its application over a protracted period thus enhancing our Customers confidence in bringing their product to market.
– Provide ongoing Product improvements and cost reductions.