Microlaser welding offered for variety of materials

December 13, 2005

LSA Laser offers precision microlaser welding of tubing, ribbon, and round wire for use in medical devices such as defibrillation leads, stents, catheterization subassemblies, and surgical instruments.

The company also provides cutting, assembly, marking, and packaging. It offers welding of material shapes and sizes in round wire as small as 0.001 in. dia., ribbon wire 0.001 by 0.0025 in., and tubing with wall thicknesses as thin as 0.0015 in. and diameters to 0.008 in.

Weldable materials include stainless steel, Nitinol, platinum, titanium, Elgiloy, Nichrome™, Invar™, and MP35N®.