Micrometric (Laser Metal Cutting) Ltd
The hands-on management and engineering teams have a strong scientific and engineering base, well qualified to specialise in the technically difficult area of fine precision component production.
This expertise is applied to considerable customer advantage when supplying more general commercial work. The company supplies to a wide range of industries. These include micro-electronics, electronics, electrical, automotive, motorsport, aerospace, power generation, power transmission, scientific, instrumentation and medical devices.
Laser Welding Services
Using Nd:YAG and fibre lasers, Micrometric's welding capability facilitates precise and permanent assembly of precision components. High quality welds can be achieved. Finish machined or pressed components can be joined, as little or no distortion takes place during the welding process. Due to the finely focussed beam and precise control of energy, small, delicate and heat-sensitive parts can be joined.
Fine Laser Machining
Micrometric has a range of Nd:YAG, low power finely tuned CO2 and fibre laser machines. They provide the capability for the fine laser machining of smaller, tight tolerance components. These can be from most engineering materials including stainless steel, copper, silver, phosphor bronze, aluminium, brass, nickel, titanium, tantalum, tungsten, tool steel, molybdenum, ceramics, plastics, rubber and composite materials.
The process lends itself to prototype, small batch or volume production with little or no tooling or fixtures required. It can give greater flexibility, faster production and lower overall costs when compared to press, fine blanked, chemically machined and conventionally machined parts.
The following can be laser machined: very thin sheet materials, hard, brittle and soft materials, very small slots and holes to any shape, high aspect ratio slots and holes in thicker materials and small diameter and thin section tubular parts.
Precision Laser Machining
Micrometric provides a precision laser machining capability on pre-machined, pressed and fabricated parts. Slots, holes and apertures to 'any shape' can be cut. Pre-processed parts, which can be made from most engineering materials, are accurately located in jigs. The geometric tolerances of the laser-machined profiles can be down to 50 mm. Repeatability is assured by a closed loop control measuring system. For larger volumes and repeat batch work, parts can be robotically loaded into a jig.
Micrometric has a range of high power, fast CO2 laser machines providing a high quality laser profiling service, from fast turnaround prototype and jobbing work through to volume production. This can be in a wide range of flat and tubular ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Thicknesses cut being, for example, up to 3mm in brass and copper, 8mm in aluminium, 10mm in stainless steel and 12mm in mild steel. Flat parts can be any size within an envelope of 1500 x 3000mm. Tubular parts can be up to 3000mm long and 155mm dia fed through a four jaw chuck and up to 330mm dia mounted on the outside of the chuck.
Laser Marking and Engraving
Micrometric provides a laser marking and engraving sub-contract service for a diverse range of technical and decorative applications. This technique produces a high quality permanent mark on the surface of the material. The process is accurately controlled to achieve tight tolerances and good repeatability and incorporates a fine rotary capability. Customers' artwork can be scanned in-house for production. Among the wide variety of materials that can be marked are: mild steel, stainless steel, tool/hardened steel, aluminium, titanium, ceramics, brass, chrome plating, anodised surfaces, painted surfaces and most plastics. As well as text, lines and graphics, it is also possible to mark bar codes and matrix codes. These codes, like text and numbers, can be incremented automatically giving unique serial numbers for traceability.
Micrometric's wealth of experience in laser production methods provides a well-engineered service from prototype to volume production. The company has the resources to respond rapidly to customers' requirements and the expertise to help with product design, from the viewpoint of achieving cost-effective manufacturing solutions.
More difficult materials can be processed, like rubber, ceramic, brass, copper, silver, titanium, tantalum and molybdenum, along with more commonly processed materials such as aluminium, mild, stainless and high carbon steels. Materials can be in flat or tubular form for laser profiling applications and part finished component form for laser machining, welding, drilling and engraving applications.
Conventional CNC machining and wire EDM are used in conjunction with the lasers to produce cost-effective solutions to difficult design and manufacturing problems. A scanning system can perform a reverse engineering service and facilitate the supply of approved parts from patterns and templates.
A broad range of high peak power Nd:YAG, high power CW/pulsed CO2 lasers and fibre lasers provide a unique combination of equipment, capable of machining and profiling a diverse range of materials and sections not possible with more conventional machinery. Rotary/multi-access (5 axis) and high resolution controls coupled with lasers ranging from 5kW peak power Nd:YAG to 4.4kW CO2 offer an extensive capacity range for the production of watch components through to tractor parts.
In addition to its laser machining and laser profiling capacity, the company has dedicated equipment for laser drilling, engraving, etching and welding applications. The laser activity is supported by a conventional CNC machining, wire EDM and small press capability.
A co-ordinate measuring machine is used for the QA control of fine parts and precision components. A scanner is used for this activity on more general profiles.
Consultancy & Company Approvals
Micrometric provide a laser manufacturing consultancy service, which can include hire of the lasers for development work.
Company approvals include ISO 9001, AS EN 9100 & NADCAP.
LN6 3RX 5
I'm incredibly happy with Micrometric's performance, particularly after considering the sheer volume of new parts that have been added to our orders over the last twelve months. Every element of the service from start to finish has been fantastic!
LN6 3RX 5
I would like to thank the team at Micrometric for the quality and service i received with our recent order. The quality of services you offer with a fast turnaround time is extremely impressive. I'm looking forward to working with you again in the near future.
Products and Services
- 5 Axis CNC Machining
- 5 Axis Laser Cutting
- Alumina Laser Cutting
- Aluminium CNC Laser Cutting Services
- Aluminium Laser Cutting
- Aluminium Nitride Laser Cutting
- Aluminium Oxide Laser Cutting
- Aluminium Profiles
- Aluminium Profiles Supplier
- Architectural Metalwork
- Automated Laser Cutting Systems
- Brass Engraving
- Brass Etching
- Brass Laser Cutting
- CE Marking
- CE Marking Services
- CNC Aluminium Laser Cutting
- CNC Drilling
- CNC Drilling Services
- CNC Laser Cutting
- CNC Laser Cutting Armoured Plate
- CNC Laser Cutting Carbon
- CNC Laser Cutting Carbon Steel
- CNC Laser Cutting Cardboard
- CNC Laser Cutting Ceramic
- CNC Laser Cutting Copper
- CNC Laser Cutting Electrical Steel
- CNC Laser Cutting Graphite
- CNC Laser Cutting Hardened Steel
- CNC Laser Cutting Nickel Alloy
- CNC Laser Cutting Precious Metal
- CNC Laser Cutting Precious Metals
- CNC Laser Cutting Services
- CNC Laser Cutting Tempered Steel
- CNC Laser Cutting Wood
- CNC Machining
- CNC Milling
- CNC Trimming
- CNC Welding
- CNC Wire Erosion
- Copper Busbars
- Custom Laser Cutting Services
- Custom Metal Profiles
- Cutting Blades
- Drilling Services
- EDM Wire Cutting
- Engraving Service
- Fine Laser Cutting
- Flatbed Laser Cutting Services
- Flexible Substrate Laser Cutting
- Hardened Steel Laser Cutting
- High Frequency Laser Cutting Services
- High Precision Laser Cutting Services
- Laser Cutting
- Laser Cutting Advice
- Laser Cutting Advisors
- Laser Cutting Aluminium
- Laser Cutting Box Section
- Laser Cutting Box Sections
- Laser Cutting Card
- Laser Cutting Companies
- Laser Cutting Experts
- Laser Cutting Fabric
- Laser Cutting Fabrication
- Laser Cutting Machinery
- Laser Cutting Machines
- Laser Cutting Metal
- Laser Cutting Micro Materials
- Laser Cutting Mild Steel
- Laser Cutting Plastic
- Laser Cutting Professionals
- Laser Cutting Service
- Laser Cutting Services
- Laser Cutting Specialists
- Laser Cutting Stainless Steel
- Laser Cutting Steel
- Laser Cutting Steel Aluminium
- Laser Cutting Tube
- Laser Drilling
- Laser Engravers
- Laser Engraving
- Laser Machining
- Laser Marking
- Laser Metal Cutting
- Laser Profile Cutting
- Laser Profiling
- Laser Profiling Services
- Laser Welding
- Laser Welding Services
- Metal Engraving Specialists
- Metal Laser Cutting
- Metal Laser Profile Cutting
- Mild Steel CNC Laser Cutting Services
- Mild Steel Laser Cutting
- Mild Steel Laser Cutting Services
- Nickel Alloy Laser Cutting
- Non Ferrous Metal Laser Cutting
- Plastic Engraving Specialists
- Plastic Laser Cutting
- Precious Metal Laser Cutting
- Precision CNC Machining
- Prercision Laser Cutting
- Sapphire Laser Cutting
- Sheet Metal CNC Laser Cutting Services
- Sheet Metal Laser Cutting
- Sign Making Laser Cutting Systems
- Special Aluminium Profiles
- Stainless Foil Laser Cutting
- Stainless Steel CNC Laser Cutting Services
- Stainless Steel Laser Cutting
- Steel CNC Laser Cutting Services
- Steel Laser Cutting
- Steel Laser Cutting Services
- Steel Laser Cutting Solutions
- Steel Sheet Laser Cutting Services
- Titanium Laser Cutting
- Titanium Laser Cutting Services
- Tube Laser Cutting
- Workshop Drilling