As we continue to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the health and well-being of our team, customers, and their employees is of utmost importance to us.
As a trusted vendor, we understand the imperative of limiting the impact this situation could have on our services. We are keenly focused on maintaining a safe work environment for our team while ensuring continuous service.
We have a robust integrated Business Resiliency Program in place and are committed to keeping our operations running smoothly.
This Plan includes:
Minimizing supply chain disruptions through constant communications with our production facilities and logistics partners
Maintaining larger stock levels of products at our distribution facility
Prioritizing orders being shipped based on the order in which they were received
Enabling work from home capabilities for our sales and support staff
Providing our team members with information and best practices to prevent the spread of any illness
Coordinating communications with our team, associates, customers and partners
Limiting all non-essential business travel
In the short term, you might experience a slightly longer than anticipated lead time for fulfilment of some the orders. Please be assured, we are taking every measure to ensure minimal disruptions or delays and continue to monitor this fluid situation on a daily basis.
Thank you for your business, and your continued support.
Lithography - Lithography is a method of printing that uses flat plates rather than etched or carved plates or die sets. This has traditionally be performed using hydrophobic and hydrophilic substrates to attract and repel inks, however modern methods - offset lithography - uses flat flexible plates coated with photosensitive emulsions. A negative image is created on the emulsion by contact with the original design and then exposing the plate to a light source. This can also be achieved by shining UV light through a negative onto the printing surface which has been coated with a chemical that allows an oil based ink to bind to it.
Lasers however can be used to directly create the image in a number of different ways. Thermal plates use high pulsed lasers, whilst polymer and silver halogen plates require lower energies in the 400-700nm wavelength range. It is important that the power output from the laser is stable to avoid differences in image intensity. Additionally, high pointing stability will ensure the created image is sharp.
Laserglow lasers are ideal for these applications as they have excellent stability ensuring consistent printing results of equal intensities and are small, enabling them to be easily integrated into the instrument.
532 nm Low-Noise DPSS Laser System 5 - 200 mW Output Power