laser drill

laser drill

[′lā·zər ‚dril]
(optics)
A drill in which concentrated light from a ruby laser generates intense heat for drilling holes as small as 0.0001 inch (2.5 micrometers) in diameter in tungsten, gemstones, and other hard materials.
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The 17-959L laser drill press provides the user with a larger work surface with multiple features, including t-slots, easy-clamp edges and forward tilts of 45[degrees], as well as left- and right-tilt of 90[degrees].
Every fabricator wishing to produce HDI circuits needs at least one laser drill costing close to half a million dollars (or subcontract the work out, which is not cost-effective.
He continually tells you that he could sell a "ton" of business if only you had ISO, HDI microvias, flex, offshore capabilities, a new laser drill, better pricing, etc.
It should be noted that some advanced laser drill systems are able to provide compatible data for the model, but the primary machine interface for most users remains the optimizer.
It was attempted to develop a CO2 based laser drill in the 1960s, but concluded that the technology is premature due to its size and complexity.
Yet production capacity is difficult to measure, because it depends on laser drill capacity, plating and etching capacity, and multilayer press capacity, among other important production steps.
2] laser drill, the LC-2F21E, with 40% to 60% higher throughput, and a two-beam, two-panel C[O.
Hamilton Thorne Biosciences reported today that it has received third-round FDA marketing clearance for additional clinical applications for its ZILOS-tk[R] zona laser drill.