EDM Micro-Nozzles

 
Overview of Electric Discharge Machining

Overview of Electric Discharge Machining

Mikros was first to provide EDM micro-nozzles to the industrial ink-jet market more than 20 years ago. To date, we have produced more than 100 million micro-nozzles for the top players in industrial ink-jet. Typically fabricated from stainless steel, our nozzle plates continue to set the standard for quality, durability and chemical compatibility.

Mikros unveiled its Gen-2 Micro EDM drilling platform in early 2012. With this introduction came capability which is both greatly improved & unparalleled in the marketplace:

Shaped nozzle in stainless steel foil

Shaped nozzle in stainless steel foil

  • Diameters ranging from 10 to 175 microns, with sub-micron accuracy
  • Positions accurate to less than a micron
  • Shapes in any profile of constant or descending diameter including straight bore, bell mouth and conical.
  • Aspect ratios (diameter/thickness) as low as 10%, depending on application
  • Substrates made from any electrically conductive material
  • Surface finishes down to Ra=2 micro-inches or less.

More than Micro-Nozzles…

From concept to cleanroom – let Mikros be your value-added supplier for micro-nozzle plates and assemblies. Take advantage of our 20+ years of industrial inkjet
experience and ISO-9001 certified production facility to build your components worry- and hassle-free:

Mikros will collaborate on your part design or fabricate parts straight to your print.
Mikros will collaborate on your part design or fabricate parts straight to your print.
Whether you require nozzles in precision rolled foil or in a more complex structure, Mikros has the equipment and know-how to meet your needs. We fabricate substrates with the most intricate and demanding designs every day. Our diffusion bonding process allows the incorporation of manifolding and individual nozzle addressing in your part.
Your parts can be marked with fixed or variable data in both human readable and barcode formats.
Whether your device requires one nozzle or a thousand, Mikros has the expertise to fabricate your parts with high yield and low cost.
Mikros employs the latest vision system technology to inspect every critical feature of your part, ensuring consistently high quality.
We will clean and bag your parts for direct insertion into your clean room.