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Potomac Photonics Adds Advanced Quality Control and Inspection Capabilities

Laser micro-manufacturer, Potomac Photonics, has added advanced quality control and inspection capabilities to its service offerings. Customers in the medical device, micro-electronics, consumer, solar, bio-photonics, MEMS, and micro-fluidics industries now have access to state-of-the-art visualization of micro-machined parts.

Media Cybernetics’ new Image-Pro Plus Version 7.0 image processing and analysis software creates image informatics solutions to automate quality control processes. To see its capabilities, view this image of a surface plot of 2 micron holes in polymide material.

“At Potomac, we’re committed to providing the best customer experience,” comments Mike Davis, Director of Operations. “Because we work on spatial scales as small as one micron, coordinating measurement standards with our customers is critical for quality. This advanced tool allows customers to see exactly how controlled and precise our processes are.”

Potomac has a broad range of micro hole drilling technology for both prototyping and production applications. A variety of materials can be drilled including polymers, metals, silicon, glass and ceramics.

Potomac Photonics is a leader in microfabrication helping clients to develop miniature products and bring them to market. Utilizing cutting-edge manufacturing technology, Potomac has been recognized by both commercial and government agencies for innovative contributions to areas such as medical device manufacturing and electronics fabrication. Potomac’s high-tech facility is located in Lanham, MD, is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certified.

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