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  • Posalux is a privately owned company, concentrated on the development and industrialization of high-technological machines which are dedicated for mass production.

    We are your experts for micro-technologies and have more than 40 years of experience in nozzle and PCB micro drilling.
Product Portfolio
  • Microfor EDM

      • Microfor HP4 EDM

      • Micro Machining:
        • Hole diameter from 50 µm to 2 mm (0.002 to 0.08 inch)
        • Reverse taper up to 150 µm/mm
        • On any conductive material
        • Without burr and material deposit
        • No micro-crack
        • Excellent surface texture: Ra< 1 µm

        µ-EDM
        Based on the electro erosion principle, the integrated SARIX µ-EDM technology allows machining with high quality and efficiency, meeting the needs of mass production scenarios.

        Electrode guiding system
        The integrated advanced electrode guiding system precisely feeds the smallest electrode available on the market.
        The Microfor technology has been developed to provide industrial solutions for your individual needs.
        We design, manufacture, or integrate specific devices and solutions:
        • Automatic loading / unloading
        • Clamping devices
        • Software
        • Technology support (µ-EDM parameters)
        • User interface options
        • Also available with conventional high speed drilling spindIes

        Quality and expertise
        Our customer oriented organization uses in-house control devices:
        • Flow check system to characterize repeatability and stability
        • Optical measurement to control hole diameter, shape and position
        Based on your requirements, when you buy a Posalux product, you acquire a complete solution based on our expertise and know-how.

        Microfor HP4 EDM
        Designed for mass production:
        • High productivity
        • Process stability
        • High positioning accuracy
        • Easy machine maintainability

        Main characteristics:
        • Siemens 840 D sI, safety integrated CN or Siemens IPC 477D win AC RTX
        • Compact water deionization system
        • Available with Hybrid EDM option
      • Microfor FP1 EDM

      • The last µ-EDM developments allow short cycle time, repeatability and stability on any conductive material without alteration.

        Micro Machining:
        • Hole diameter from 50 µm to 2 mm (0.002 to 0.08 inch)
        • Reverse taper up to 150 µm/mm
        • On any conductive material
        • Without burr and material deposit
        • No micro-crack
        • Excellent surface texture: Ra< 1 µm

        µ-EDM
        Based on the electro erosion principle, the integrated SARIX µ-EDM technology allows machining with high quality and efficiency, meeting the needs of mass production scenarios.

        Electrode guiding system
        The integrated advanced electrode guiding system precisely feeds the smallest electrode available on the market.
        The Microfor technology has been developed to provide industrial solutions for your individual needs.
        We design, manufacture, or integrate specific devices and solutions:
        • Automatic loading / unloading
        • Clamping devices
        • Software
        • Technology support (µ-EDM parameters)
        • User interface options
        • Also available with conventional high speed drilling spindIes

        Quality and expertise
        Our customer oriented organization uses in-house control devices:
        • Flow check system to characterize repeatability and stability
        • Optical measurement to control hole diameter, shape and position
        Based on your requirements, when you buy a Posalux product, you acquire a complete solution based on our expertise and know-how.
    • Microfor LASER

          • Microfor HP1 FEMTO LASER

          • Mass production one head LASER machine
            • Machine class 1 (I), LASER class 4 (IV)
            • Siemens 840 D sl 4.5 SP2 HMI operate, safety integrated CNC
            • Linear axis system allowing high dynamic and accurate motions
      • Microfor Milling

            • Microfor HP1 Milling

            • Posalux mass production solution dedicated to milling process for material hardness up to 67 HRC / 900 HV
              • Siemens 840 D
              • Mass production one spindle Milling machine
              • Designed for production’s cell integration
              • Tools holders specific studies on demand
        • Microfor SACE

              • Microfor HP4 SACE

                • High positionning accuracy
                • Process stability
                • Easy machine maintainability

                Main characheristic
                • Siemens IPC 447D win AC RTX
                • Electrolyte quality control
                • Vaccum system
                • Multi spindle machine available
          • UltraSpeed

              • UltraSpeed MONO

              • The flexible solution for PCB drilling and routing

                Workpiece formatSingle Unit
                • 1 station: 25.0’’ x 28.5’’ (635.0 mm x 723.9 mm)

                Single and Combi concept
                • Highest flexibility in prototyping and small series production

                X, Y and Z axes with linear motor drives
                • Higher accuracy, productivity and reliability

                New Z-axis unit design
                • Increased stiffness, reduced mass – Increased productivity and accuracy
                • Easy and fast spindle change – Reduced down-time

                Standard and customized clamping systems
                • Customer requirements – Posalux solutions

                CCD camera and second measuring system
                • Measuring of targets and calculation of correction factors
                • Perfect surface detection in depth routing

                Non-PCB applicationsCombi unit
                • Machining of non-ferrous materials like aluminum, brass and plastics
                • Drilling and routing of test fixtures
                • Also available with oil mist lubrication

                Also available with automation
                • Individual loader (IL) with 9 or 18 levels
                • 2 level loader (Down Time Eliminator DTE)

                Choice between 2 different tool management systems
                • Tool change system for 2000 tools supplied on Euromagazines through a central loading station
                • Tool change system for 154 tools supplied on Euromagazines through a cassette system
              • UltraSpeed TRIO

              • The most productive PCB drilling and routing machine available in the market

                Workpiece format
                • 6 stations: 21.5’’ x 27.0’’ (546.0 mm x 685.0 mm), Single or Dual
                • 5 stations: 24.0’’ x 27.0’’ (609.6 mm x 685.0 mm), Single or Dual

                GA-XC6000 – The exchangeable version
                • A 3 stations Dual large panel machine that can be converted into a 6 stations single standard panel machine by just one click.
                • 6 stations Single: 21.5’’ x 27.0’’ (546.0 mm x 685.0 mm)
                • 3 stations Dual: 42.0’’ x 27.0’’ (1060.0 mm x 685.0 mm)

                GA-XCT6000 – The exchangeable and extended version
                • A 3 stations Dual large panel machine that can be converted into a 6 stations single standard panel machine by just one click.
                • 6 stations Single: 21.5’’ x 32.0’’ (546.0 mm x 810.0 mm)
                • 3 stations Dual: 42.0’’ x 32.0’’ (1060.0 mm x 810.0 mm)

                Gantry concept - Two linear motors driving the Y-axis
                • Two linear motors at both ends of the table allow very fast and accurate positioning.

                New Z-axis unit design
                • Increased stiffness, reduced mass - Increased productivity and accuracy
                • Easy and fast spindle change - Reduced down-time

                Machine structure using Hipercon® concrete
                • Pre-stressed high performance concrete, high vibration absorption
                • Same coefficient of thermal expansion as steel

                Additional features
                • Available with cassette, Posalux patented chain or Asian tool change system (ATC)
                • Choice from an extensive range of drilling, routing or combination spindles

                Non-PCB applications
                • Machining of non-ferrous materials like aluminum, brass, and plastics
                • Also available with oil mist lubrication

                Posalux DUAL concept
                • Two spindle units per station – Double productivity
                • Uses half the floor space of two regular machines

                Choice between 3 different tool management systems
                • Cassette
                • Chain
                • ATC
              • UltraSpeed mono for non-PCB application

              • Mono - Accuracy, productivity and reliability

                Designed for flexible and mass production:
                • Process stability (running time >20 hours)
                • High productivity: up to 484 holes/min (e.g. in Brass, diameter 500μm, depth 1200μm)
                • Drilling accuracy X/Y: ± 4 μm
                • Milling accuracy X/Y: ± 6 μm
                • Milling accuracy Z: ± 10 μm
                • Easy machine maintainability
                • High rpm spindles
                • Standard or customized clamping systems
                • Posalux CNC 3000
                • Linear axis system allowing high dynamic and accurate motions
            • Technologies

                • LASER Microdrilling


                • Micro Machining:

                  • Hole diameter down to 90 μm
                  • Wall thickness / hole diameter ratio up to 5
                  • High positioning accuracy
                  • Excellent flow stability in +/- 1%
                  • Excellent surface roughness Ra 0.05 μm (like polishing)
                  • Tapered holes (positive or negative) up to 10° full angle
                  • Flexibility in circular hope shapes machining (ellipses)
                  • High productivity: less than 2s / hole
                  • 6 holes application diameter 180 μm, thickness 0.3 mm: Workpiece cycle time: 14 s ( TWIN configuration )

                  Advantages of FEMTO LASER machining:

                  • Heat affected zone avoided due to cold ablation
                  • No deposits, no recast
                  • Machining of a wide range of materials
                  • Cutting function (ablation) available
                  • Depending on application: no needs of amount process

                  LASER source and galvohead specifications:

                  • FEMTO source down to 230 fs
                  • Various harmonics available (wave length): nIR, green, UV
                  • 5 axis galvohead
                  • Optional: vision system, beam attenuator, shutter, beam analyser

                  Specific devices and solutions:

                  • Automatic loading / unloading specific solutions
                  • Camera for step hole positioning
                  • Focal length measurement – focal position
                  • Dust extraction
                  • MILLING & FEMTO COMBINED TECHNOLOGIES
                    • Drilling and Routing

                    • High-tech 2D micro machining solutions for printed circuit boards and non-ferrous materials like aluminum, brass and plastics
                      • X, Y and Z axes with linear motor drives
                      • Software based on QNX, entirely developed by Posalux
                      • Latest technology used for the digital servo drives permits rigid axes control
                      • Spindle speed range from 5’000 up to 300’000 rpm
                      • Contact drill: optimization of the Z-stroke, blind-hole drilling and instantaneous detection of tool breakage
                      • Interchangeable pressure foot with 3 positions (IPF3) adapted to drilling
                      • CCD Camera – Measuring of targets and calculation of correction factors
                      • Tool management system with cassette, Posalux patented tool chain or Asian Tool Change (ATC)
                      • DUAL technology – Two independent X-axes drilling/routing on the same station/li>
                      • Automation – Individual loader (IL) with 9 or 18 levels

                      Powerful drilling and routing functions

                      • Through-hole, quick drill, blind hole and back drilling
                      • Surface referenced routing (contact - floating)
                      • Bottom of panel referenced routing (Mapping)
                      • Pin-less and reverse rotation routing
                      • Vacuum table for increased quality / part handling
                      • Polish function for perfect copper uncovering
                        • SACE / Glass Machining


                        • Micro Machining
                          • Hole diameter down to 80 μm (0.0032 inch)
                          • On any glass materials (Borosilicale, Pyrex, ...)
                          • Glass transparency property not impacted
                          • Without material deposit and no damages or burrs
                          • Wall thickness / hole diameter ratio up to 10
                          • Smooth and clear machined surfaces
                          • No clean room facilities needed

                          Application field

                          • Electrical circuits: TGV (Through Glass Via)
                          • Photonics: optical waveguides and interconnects
                          • Watch industry
                          • Micro fluidics: grooves, large wall thickness holes
                          • Production of LCD display
                          • MEMS devices

                          Chemical engraving

                          • Material removal thanks to thermo-chemical process
                          • Physical attack by discharges
                          • Chemical etching (breaking Si-O-Si bonds by OH radicals)
                          • High removal rate obtained thanks to micro-force closed-loop regulation
                          • Process stability by electrolyte circulation and temperature control

                          Machining specifications

                          • Drilling speed: 100 μm/s up to 200 μm/s, then 50-60 μm/s
                          • Groove machining speed: 20-100 μm/s (depth from 100 μm to 1000 μm)
                          • Tolerances on channel width: 5%

                          Specific devices and solutions

                          • Clamping devices
                          • Specific algorithms to optimize material removal rate
                          • Technology support (SACE parameters)
                          • User interface options
                            • EDM Microdrilling



                            • Micro Machining:
                              • Hole diameter from 50 μm to 2 mm (0.002 to 0.08 inch)
                              • Tapered hole with reverse taper up to 150 μm/mm
                              • Wall thickness / hole diameter ratio up to 12
                              • All shapes (square, rectangle, ...)
                              • All conductive material
                              • Without burr and material deposit, no micro-crack
                              • Flow stability: +/- 3 %
                              • Smooth roughness: Ra < 0.2 μm ; Rz < 1 μm
                              • 6 holes application diameter 150 μm , thickness 0.8 mm:
                              • Erosion time: 25 s / hole
                              • Workpiece cycle time: 192 s / 4 parts floor to floor

                              μ-EDM:

                              • Based on the electro erosion principle, the integrated SARIX μ-EDM technology allows machining with high quality and efficiency, meeting the needs of mass production scenarios.

                              Electrode guiding system:

                              • The integrated advanced electrode guiding system precisely feeds the smallest electrode available on the market, down to 30 μm.

                              Specific devices and solutions

                              • Automatic loading / unloading
                              • Accurate clamping devices
                              • Software
                              • Technology support (μ-EDM parameters)
                              • User interface options
                              • Also available with conventional high speed drilling spindles

                              Quality and expertise

                              • Flow check system to characterize repeatability and stability
                              • Optical and fiber non-destructive measurements to control hole diameter, shape and position
                              • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
                                • Other

                                    • High-Tech Micro Drilling and Routing

                                    • Applications
                                      • Machining of non-ferrous metals and materials like:
                                      • Aluminium, Brass, polymers
                                      • Machining of ferrous metals like:
                                      • Titanium, stainless steel
                                      • Medical industry
                                      • Aerospace industry

                                      Combi technology - Productivity increase
                                      • High productivity up to 484 holes/min (e.g. in Brass, diameter 500μm, depth 1200μm)
                                      • Routing and drilling process
                                      • Palletization of template up to 252 plates per loading or 2 sheets plate 560x350 mm
                                      • Workpiece format Area 710x560 mm
                                      • High speed air bearing spindle up to 200’000 rpm (vibration reduction)
                                      • High speed ball bearing spindle up to 60’000 rpm (high stiffness for routing)
                                      • Cooling process: by cold air nozzler or lubrication by microjet (mixture air-oil)

                                      Machine characteristics
                                      • X, Y and Z axes with linear motor drives
                                      • Tool management system with cassette, Posalux patented tool chain
                                      • Software based on QNX, entirely developed by Posalux
                                      • Spindle speed range from 5 000 up to 200 000 rpm
                                      • Axes acceleration up to 4g
                                      • Controlled depth routing and drilling
                                      • Powerful routing functions
                                      • Automation up to 8 levels for palletization
                                    • Milling Machining

                                    • Micro Machining
                                      • 5 axis machine for drilling and milling process:
                                        • Axis X 300 mm
                                        • Axis Y 300 mm
                                        • Axis Z 70 mm
                                        • Axis B 0..60°
                                        • Axis C 0..360°
                                      • Milling Ø 0.1-2 mm (typical for stephole 0.3-0.5 mm)
                                      • High positioning accuracy
                                        • Accuracy for milling X/Y/Z +/- 20 μm
                                        • Accuracy for drilling X/Y/Z +/- 10 μm
                                      • High productivity: < 0.8 s
                                        • Cycle time per workpiece (8 holes) < 13 s (e.g. for Step holes milling in 1.4112 , 60 HRC, Diam 500 μm, Thickness 0.3 mm)

                                      Advantages of Posalux Milling machining
                                      • Blind hole with flat bottom und controlled radius
                                      • Reduced cycle time compared to other processes

                                      Applications
                                      • Automotive for GDI application
                                      • Automotive for Diesel injection
                                      • Watchmaking industry (brass, stainless steel)
                                      • Medical industry (peek, stainless steel, titanium)

                                      Milling spindle
                                      • Air bearing spindle
                                      • Rotation up to 60'000 rpm (optional 100’000 rpm)
                                      • Increased tool life (up to 5'000 holes)
                                      • Oil free and grease free operations
                                      • Tool holder HSK E25 balance quality G0.1

                                      Specific devices and solutions
                                      • Automatic loading/unloading specific solutions
                                      • Tools holder with 12 tools
                                      • Tool break control
                                      • Tool Ø and length control
                                      • Cooling by cold air nozzle
                                      • Optionnal lubrication by microjet (mixture air-oil)
                                      • Deburring station integrated