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Altus Boost Their Laser-Based Solutions with the Introduction of LPKF Technology

Dec 10, 2020

Altus has announced an exciting new partnership with technology and innovation leader, LPKF. The agreement involves the distribution of LPKF’s highly innovative laser-based solutions for the technology industry. 

This new collaboration will further enhance Altus’ capital equipment portfolio with a range of highly-advanced laser systems that are vital in the manufacture of printed circuit boards, microchips, automotive parts, solar panels and many other components.

As components shrink in size, but quality and precision still paramount to reliability, LPKF’s cutting-edge laser-based depaneling technology is essential to successful production.

‘’Working with LPKF is a perfect match for us at Altus,” said Joe Booth, Altus Director - Business Development and Marketing.

“We are very excited about the laser routing/de-panelling process here in the UK and Ireland, as we see a large increases in flexi-rigid applications and a growing trend for PCBAs of this type moving forward.

“LPKF is the out and out leader in this field with a wealth of application knowledge and highly respected performance. The combination of this new partnership, together with our established customer pool and top quality support, we can only see that number of installations growing. This addition also sees Altus provide the market leading technology in both laser and milling depaneling processes allowing us to offer customers the very best solutions to meet their specific requirements.‘’

Laser depaneling is one of the most innovative processes to separate printed circuit boards from a panel. With traditional depaneling methods, assembled PCBs are cut out of the panel using a mechanical separation process. With laser depaneling, the depanelisation process is performed using a focused laser beam that ablates the material layer by layer. The laser process, especially in case of LPKF equipment, offers considerable advantages over conventional mechanical cutting processes.

To find out more contact Altus at sales@altusgroup.co.uk. www.altusgroup.co.uk


Altus Group was formed in 2001 to support the UK and Irish market for Surface Mount Technology, capital equipment for every process, peripheral equipment, spares and consumables and most importantly excellent service support.

The Altus Group product line has evolved over the years with carefully selected suppliers who offer ‘best in class’ products at cost effective prices, from world leading brands.

The Altus Team has a network of highly skilled technical sales specialists, applications and service engineers, providing local support across the UK and Ireland.

In 2005 sister company Danutek was formed with offices in Hungary and Romania to service the needs of local customers and multi-national companies with manufacturing facilities in the Central and Eastern European marketplace.

www.altusgroup.co.uk

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