MLC Laser Sizing System Cooling System
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10
A CO(2) circulating gas laser, rated at 1.2 kW, and continuously discharging infrared laser radiation at a wavelength of 10.6 Mum, is designed to cut multilayer "unfired" ceramic substrates. The laser beam has a diameter of 0.0254 cm (0.010 in.) and is stationary. The laminate, mounted on a vacuum chuck assembly, is indexed under the laser beam.