Laser cutting in the pharmaceutical industry

Date: 11/08/2020

Laser cutting can be beneficial in many industries, from the telecom industry to pharmaceutical, it is seen to have a varied series of benefits. Pharmaceutical engineering covers all aspects of drug manufacturing, which is why laser cutting is so important. 

Parts of metal can be used within drug manufacturing to produce the perfect packaging solution. Within this industry, high levels of stainless steel are constantly on demand to make sure that everything medically is packaged correctly, safely and efficiently. 

Stainless steel is the most common metal used in this type of manufacturing due to its ability to be non corrosive, rust resistant, unbeatable to any other metal. It is highly important to use stainless steel in the pharmaceutical industry due to the need to be as safe as possible.   

Yorkshire Laser can provide the best possible service whether that’s a utensil trolley or a drugs cabinet, all jobs are carried out to the highest levels of professionalism through stainless steel and metal cutting through laser cutting machines. To find out more about how we can help you, contact our team here

What is laser cutting?

Laser cutting is a very precise method of cutting a design using a CAD design. The laser cutting machine fires a laser through burning or melting a material, making the job as accurate as possible. The lasing material is then boosted by being internally reflected via a mirror. 

To read our online guide to laser cutting and to find out more information on our laser cutting machines click here

Why is laser cutting important in the pharmaceutical industry?

Laser cutting has provided a number of benefits in the pharmaceutical industry over time, such as:

  • They allow extremely fine and precise cuts
  • They use very low power
  • They have low maintenance costs making it a cost-effective solution
  • Laser cutting machines can cut a variety of different materials including metal, plastics and glass
  • It is a extremely safe method
  • Provides a non contact process 
  • Laser cutting can be used within surgery such as eye surgery 

What exactly is it used for?

Due to the many benefits of laser cutting, it can be used in many different ways which is why it is so versatile in the pharmaceutical industry. 

At Yorkshire Laser, we can provide laser cutting for medical equipment, optical equipment and even smaller things such as test tubes. 

How can we help you? 

At Yorkshire Laser, we can provide laser cutting techniques for a numerous of different industries using the latest technology. We have provided solutions to companies across the pharmaceutical industry such as Jane Howe, a supply chain co-ordinator for laboratory manufacturers.

Yorkshire Laser is one of the UK’s leading laser metal cutting companies, offering bespoke and exceptional laser and mental fabrication solutions. Get in touch for a personalised quote today!