Drilling 170 Micron Diameter Holes

Period of Performance: 06/04/2002 - 05/15/2003

$100K

Phase 1 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Photon Prime, Inc.
119 South Vine Street
Plainfield, IN 46168
Principal Investigator

Abstract

The process of producing tightly toleranced holes on the order of 170 microns enters into a realm of great difficulty. Though thousands of holes are produced in the automotive industry daily approximating this size, standard EDM techniques do not approach the tolerances requested of