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IC drilling system

IC drilling system

Model 5200 from Electro Scientific Industries Inc. (Portland, OR) laser-drills blind and through micro holes or vias in all materials currently used in electronics production. Reliability is better than lamp-based systems because diodes need replacement only once a year. The diode-pumped unit also provides greater power at the work surface.

This article was originally published on March 01, 1999