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Oxford DP100-5S Laser Micromachining

Laser micromachining is used for drilling accurate small holes (5-200 microns diameter), cutting precisely (kerf widths down 5 microns), and 2.5D milling of microfeatures. The heart of our customized Oxford DP100-5S micromachining system is a dual-wavelength, diode-pumped solid state laser. This laser is similar to a YAG laser and operates at 532nm or 266nm.

Typical performance characteristics include:

  • Hole diameter: 0.001-0.250 mm
  • Kerf width: > 0.003 mm
  • Material Thickness: 0.01-1 mm
  • Tolerance: 1-5% (process dependent)              

Five-axis part positioning system:

  • 2mm travel in x-y plane; 0.1 micron resolution, linear motors
  • 100 mm travel in z axis, 0.5 micron resolution
  • Windows-based MMI
  • On-line CCD field of view 1mm for part alignment
  • Off-line CCD field of view 250 mm for process monitoring

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