Industry Sectors

Laser Cutting For Aerospace & Defence Sectors

The aerospace industry extensively relies on laser-cut metal due to the need for precision and repeatability. Laser-cut metal components are essential not only for the aircraft but also for the extensive infrastructure surrounding an airport, including metal detectors and ground support equipment.

Laser Precision for Aerospace Applications

Precision is a critical factor in the aerospace industry. Our state-of-the-art laser solutions not only reduce defective parts, downtime, and human error but also align seamlessly with your budget objectives and stringent specifications.

Aerospace shims and components face extreme conditions, requiring the highest levels of precision and durability. Consequently, laser-cut components go beyond being a cutting-edge concept; they represent the optimal method for crafting meticulously engineered parts with maximum efficiency.

Laser Cutting For Aerospace & Defence Sectors​

Prototyping to Production: Cost Effective Solutions

The aerospace and defence sectors require cost-effective, high-performance technology. Consequently, laser cutting has emerged as a crucial element in manufacturing processes for these industries.

Laser cutting proves to be the most efficient method for prototyping, resulting in reduced waste and downtime, while also expediting the turnaround of parts, even in cases where modifications are necessary.

Laser cutting enables the optimisation of production from sheet and coil materials by delivering exceptionally smooth and precise cuts. This significantly enhances material efficiency in aerospace shim manufacturing.

Applications of Laser Cutting in the Aerospace and Defence Industries

Laser cutting plays a crucial role in the aerospace and defense sectors, primarily in the fabrication of component parts for various equipment and machinery that require an exceptionally precise finish that is unachievable with alternative cutting methods.

Within the aerospace industry, laser-cut components find diverse applications in commercial aviation, military aircraft, and the expanding commercial space program. Whether it involves precision cuts for lightweight materials or the precise holes in crucial components, our advanced laser solutions guarantee accuracy at precision level.

The non-contact nature of lasers is advantageous, minimising material stress and distortion, thereby ensuring that aerospace components adhere to stringent standards for performance, reliability, and weight efficiency.

Panel Displays

Critical Components

Aerospace Shims

Battery Connectors

Laser Cutting For Aerospace & Defence Sectors​
Laser Cutting For Aerospace & Defence Sectors​
Aerospace Shims

Datum's Exceptional Standards

Every Datum product undergoes thorough testing. Our suppliers adhere to stringent specifications and undergo audits to ensure compliance. We systematically test all incoming materials and outgoing products to verify their conformity to our standards, providing a performance guarantee for our customers. Additionally, we hold ISO 9001:2015 certification.

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Technical Data

Our technical overview table showcases the exceptional precision and quality of our laser cutting services for components in aerospace and defence applications.

Why Choose Datum?


Oil, grease and scratch free components, produced to tight tolerances


With more than 25 years experience, Datum leads the way in innovation and technology development


Rapid prototyping and production, short lead times and fast delivery


Our thickness and tolerance controls ensure you receive precise components that meet your requirements & specifications

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