TITLE

Laser micro-etching

AUTHOR(S)
OGURA, GLENN
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;May/Jun2013, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
87602495

 

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