The special mechanical engineering company LPKF reports a significant
upswing in the demand for laser systems for cutting printed circuit
boards. Incoming orders for this product line have already reached a
level above EUR 10 million after only five months – sales of
these products in the whole of the 2011 financial year were only around
EUR 6 million. The clients include big-name international electronics
“We continue to succeed on a regular basis in replacing
conventional product methods with our laser technology,” says Dr.
Ingo Bretthauer, CEO of LPKF AG. The UV laser cutting systems enable
single printed circuit boards to be cut extremely precisely and in any
shape from a larger multi-image board. The technology requires no
mechanical tools or complex clamping systems. The cutting channel can
also be right at the edge of the board because the high precision
technology does not harm tracks or components.
With the system families LPKF MicroLine 6000 and LPKF MicroLine 1000,
LPKF delivers concepts for industrial mass production, as well as
production requiring very high variability. The parties have agreed to
maintain confidentiality over the details of the orders.
More information at www.lpkf.com/