Laser micromachining system ABLASER

  • DESCRIPTION: The ABLASER was first launched in FY2014; the first product in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' (MHI) laser machining business. By ablating the machining area with high peak power, the thermal effects on the area can be suppressed. This means that, for drilli
  • Nation of Principal:Japan
    Product Application
    The new system will enable micro-precision machining of difficult-to-cut brittle materials, and by eliminating the conventional need for pre- and post-processing when etching, the ABLASER will also reduce running costs. In these ways, the system is expected to contribute to the development of new products.

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    Keyword:ABLASER Laser Micromachining System

The ABLASER adopts an ultra-short pulse laser that enables machined surfaces of micro precision and high quality. In combination with a unique optical head featuring a high-precision lens, prism and other components, knowhow for precision machine tools is used to refract and rotate the laser beam at will. With these features the ABLASER has successfully increased shape precision, which until now had been a key target for winning widespread system adoption. By ablating the machining area with high peak power, thermal impact on the area can be suppressed; and in drilling applications, dimensional accuracy and surface smoothness are achieved above the levels possible with electric discharge machining or conventional laser machining. These features enable difficult machining tasks such as conically tapered holes and holes tapering toward the center.