Our laser systems make your complex, intricate medical components and devices a reality.
Technological advances have made medical devices and components more accurate even as their physical size shrinks. These smaller test strips and assay devices allow patients to take better control over their health by reducing sample size and increasing convenience. However, the production of such point-of-care medical devices and components require a precision that is difficult to achieve with traditional mechanical manufacturing equipment.
Enter laser processing. At LasX, we build laser systems that help you manufacture multi-layer structures with extremely small and complex features for the medical component market.
|Feature size||Our systems offer the ability to ablate precise anodes to ±10 µm in biosensor components. Easily cut micro-fluidic channels or via holes smaller than 125 µm. Extremely tight tolerances of 50 µm are routinely matched. Minimum feature size and tolerance depends on material composition and laser source.|
|Multiple processes||Laser ablation, laser through-cutting, laser etching, laser drilling, laser lamination—all in one system.|
|Laser selection||UV lasers are best suited for the laser ablation of biosensor component or to create precise electrode patterns, while polymer and adhesive substrates are commonly processed with CO2 lasers. We create systems that can combine two (or more) different laser types in one station for the utmost in flexibility and productivity.|
|Quality||Our process development team partners directly with you to create the exact process needed for full production. Our test equipment analyses finished product for guaranteed results. During production, vision cameras and registration sensors trigger processing to precisely match printed cues for exact placement. The non-contact laser process produces components that are free from slugs, fragments, or other artifacts while eliminating adhesive buildup on manufacturing equipment.|
|Material selection||Systems integrate with roll-handling equipment, sheet-feeders, and web conveyors to handle rolls and sheets of nearly any size. Multiple process areas are available to directly match your product. Combine galvanometer scanheads with fixed focus lasers to process materials of differing thicknesses—it’s all possible with a LaserSharp® system.|