Precision laser machining of quartz tubing and capillaries

Accurate automated laser cutting enabling high quality crack free cuts Improve product performance while reducing manufacturing costs

Traditional methods for cutting quartz tubing and capillary involve a score and snap, followed by grinding to length, then annealing to relieve stresses in the material, finally the finished length must be washed to remove debris. Using precision laser cutting a tube blank may cut accurately cut to length without the need for grinding or annealing.

Performance

Unmatched accuracy, speed and flexibility. Featuring:

  • End face quality ready for use, surface finish is laser polished
  • No grinding or annealing required
  • High speed laser cutting
  • Processing a wide range of tube O/D and wall thickness
  • Accurate cutting to the required length
  • Clean cutting, minimal debris
  • High yield low waste

Automated Production Tools

Fully integrated, turnkey machines

  • Automated manufacturing
  • Integrated high-magnification vision system
  • multi-tube carousel or continuous feed
  • Material output: multi-tube collection and transport racks

options include:

  • Customized material handling
  • On-line inspection of processed components
  • Batch numbering and bar code referencing
  • Integrated hole drilling
  • Integrated polymer coating stripper for capillaries

Sub-contract Manufacturing

OpTek Systems operated a fully equipped manufacturing facility for development through the qualification and full contract production services:

  • Outsource your manufacturing with OpTek Systems
  • Development and optimization of process for your specific requirements
  • Prototyping through to a complete manufacturing service
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