Micron sized holes produced by lasers have become an essential part of many manufacturing processes. Often difficult to see with the naked eye, these tiny apertures are used in packaging to control and extend the shelf life of many fresh products, improve the efficiency of filter tips for cigarettes and even enhance anti-counterfeit measures on event tickets, security passes and passports.
Whilst we might think of these as just humble holes, the reality is quite different. Hole size, shape and position are controlled to micron dimensions, providing the specific functionality required for a diverse range of applications. Read the full article here…. Laser Perforation Opens Up New Possibilities