Laser micro-etching

May 2013
Industrial Laser Solutions;May/Jun2013, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p11
The article offers information on laser based micro-etching of polymer-based life science products which is a different and complex process than etching metals. It explains that the laser converts a metal from a solid to a liquid phase in metal processing and invites melting for laser cutting or welding while micro-etching of softer polymers demands a very controlled process.


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