Ultrasonic mill and drill at Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Photonics, University of Southampton

w: http://www.cimp.soton.ac.uk/silica.html

Used for high-precision drilling of silica to fabricate preforms for polarisation maintaining (PM) and microstructured fibres. Also used for machining silica preforms for fabrication of custom geometry fibre. Capable of drilling a range of hole diameters up to 20mm, to depths of up to 200mm.

Hosted by: Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Photonics, University of Southampton.

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