When handling thin wires, they can only be laser stripped or ablated reliably when they are held straight by applying the appropriate tension. Laser Wire Solutions revolutionary equipment allow wires and coating materials which require gentle handling (e.g. maximum allowable tension forces on the order of 5 to 50 grams), to be processed at high velocity, whilst having no impact on the integrity of the wire. The high-quality results attained are only possible by using Laser Wire Solutions advanced tooling designs and sophisticated motion and tension controls within its customized laser wire ablation service machines.
Our laser wire ablation service allows our partner to choose from three product configurations:
Reel-to-reel: A spool of wire is advanced through the system, stripped or ablated at the required locations and then re-wound onto a new spool. It is possible to nick the wire through the spool to allow our partners ease of use when cutting the wire to meet their requirements.
Reel-to-cut: A spool of wire is advanced through the system, stripped or ablated at the required locations and then singulated into individual parts. It is critical that the singulation process does not create unacceptable irregularities at the ends of the part causing quality issues. Often, a laser is used for the cutting of wire as well as performing the stripping of wire.
Individually singulated: An individual wire, which has already been cut to the correct length is laser-stripped.