Getting started with SendCutSend

Welcome to SendCutSend! We’re excited to help you bring your ideas to life using our laser and waterjet cutting services. 

Get instant pricing through our online quote system for fast and accurate pricing in any of our materials.

It begins with a CAD design

Upload your CAD design, get instant pricing, we manufacture it and ship it right to your door within 2-4 days for standard orders. 

We work with 2D vector files (.dxf, .dwg, .ai, or .eps format) and 3D files (.step and .stp format). These files need to be in 1:1 scale. There should only be one part per file, and only the cut lines and bend location lines for the part you wish us to produce.

Don’t have a CAD file? No problem. Try our Design Services where we’ll create your file and send you a cart for purchase. Starting at $49.

Follow our design guidelines

Make sure your file is set up for our lasers by following our Design Guidelines. Get tips on how to prepare your artwork for each of our cutting services that we provide. We also have additional design criteria listed on each of the Materials Pages.

No CAD file? We can help.

If you don’t have a CAD file for laser cutting, no problem! Our fully customizable laser cutting templates allow you to select, customize and order a variety of parts from simple brackets to house numbers in a matter of minutes.

If you need us to build a file for you, check out our Design Services. Starting at $49.

SendCutSend's online part builder
Full Assembly parts from SendCutSend

Utilize our additional services

We offer a variety of finishing processes and services to get your parts looking exactly how you imagine. Familiarize yourself with our services and guidelines before uploading your design.

 

Anodizing

Choose anodizing for lightweight corrosion resistance. Our convenient Class II anodizing service adds durability and character to your laser-cut parts.

Bending

We know your projects are multi-dimensional. Get freshly bent metal parts, right off the machine.

Countersinking

For flush surfaces, there’s countersinking. Increase the lifespan of your part and preserve your hardware from long-term wear.

Hardware

Let SendCutSend and PEM fasteners set your parts up for success with self-clinching nuts, studs, and stand-offs.

Plating

Protect your designs with plating. Zinc electroplating helps defend your parts from rust while increasing strength and resistance to wear.

Powder Coating

Custom powder coating gives your laser and waterjet cut parts a bold, long-lasting finish and protective layer which provides corrosion, oxidation, and damage resistance.

Tapping

Utilizing specialized, automated equipment, we precisely laser-cut a hole, create some threading, and send you on your way with your completed part.

Tumbling

Our tumbling services provide a reduction in surface blemishes and handling scratches that can be found in raw materials.

Understand our limitations

We can cut just about anything, but there are certain material specifications we need to meet for our lasers to cut their best.

While we provide free 3-5 day shipping on all standard orders and $19 shipping to Canada, we have some shipping limitations as well.

Our Laser Cutting Service FAQs

What are your tolerances?

Find tolerance specifications for each material thickness on each material page in our Material Catalog. We provide cutting, bending, and material thickness tolerances so you can plan accordingly!

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How to use the Parts Builder?

To use our online Parts Builder, we recommend logging into your SendCutSend account first. Then select a template. From there, adjust units, dimensions, and feature placement, add bend lines if needed, and save your part before getting an instant quote!

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Can you send me a DXF of my Parts Builder part?

We’re unable to share DXFs for parts created in our Parts Builder. If you want to modify a part beyond the options available in the Parts Builder, our Design Services team or Design Partners can help! We also have CAD tutorials for free software like QCAD and Inkscape. 

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How to set up a business account for my company?

We refer to our business accounts as ‘Organizations’, which enable employees to benefit from their company’s tax exempt status, credit terms, and more. To set one up for your company, email support@sendcutsend.com and request to set up an Organization.

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Start your first SendCutSend project today!

Upload your CAD design, or try one of our customizable part templates to get instant pricing on your custom laser cut parts. All delivered to your door in a matter of days.

We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush stud, M8 x 1.25, .472" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Aluminum: 5052, 6061, 7075 Steel: Mild

SKUFH-M8-12
Thread SizeM8 x 1.25
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).315″
Minimum sheet thickness0.094″
Maximum sheet thickness.347″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.378″
Minimum distance between two of the same hardware (CL to CL).567″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Length.472″
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.100″-0.250″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.104″-0.250″

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We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Aluminum: 5052, 6061, 7075 Steel: Mild, G30

SKUSO-440-8
Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..345″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Length.250″
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″

We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Passivated

Stainless Steel: 304, 316

SKUSO4-440-8
Thread Size440
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).166″
Minimum sheet thickness0.04″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener material400 Stainless Steel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole. Example shown with x2 of the same hardware..313″
Recommended panel materialStainless Steel
Coating typePassivated
Length.250″
304 Stainless Steel material ranges0.048″-0.125″
316 Stainless Steel material ranges0.060″-0.125″