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Laser blanking from continuous-fed coil stock is starting to make its mark in high-production environments. With new systems accommodating 8-kW lasers, any company processing multiple materials and a high mix of models needs to seriously consider laser blanking as an alternative to stamping. These systems provide flexibility in a multitude of ways, such as the ability to achieve quick changeover as no hard tooling is required, the ability to cut a variety of materials as lasers are material agnostic and the ability of lasers to cut any variety of complex shapes, to name just a few.