Investigation of laser micro-drilling method for multi-layered artificial skin

Kiichi Asako, Yasuhiro Okamoto, Akira Okada, Shogo Minagi, Naoto Maeda, Qiuyue Pan, Keiji Jin, Goro Nishigawa

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Abstract

Micro-drilling method to satisfy both air permeability and aesthetic quality is required for a multi-layered artificial skin, which can be applied for facial prosthesis treatment. The micro-holes drilled by 4th harmonic of ns pulsed Nd: YAG laser provided the breathability with good aesthetic for multi-layered artificial skin. Moreover, a high pulse repetition-rate of ps pulsed laser could improve the processing efficiency of micro-drilling with good aesthetic by a proper irradiation method, although the heat accumulation might affect the visibility around the drilled hole by a shot interval time at a high pulse repetition-rate.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Oct 18 2015
Event8th International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing in 21st Century, LEM 2015 - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: Oct 18 2015Oct 22 2015

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Other8th International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing in 21st Century, LEM 2015
CountryJapan
CityKyoto
Period10/18/1510/22/15

Keywords

  • 4th harmonic of Nd: YAG laser
  • Aesthetic
  • High pulse repetition-rate laser
  • Micro-drilling
  • Multi-layered artificial skin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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    Asako, K., Okamoto, Y., Okada, A., Minagi, S., Maeda, N., Pan, Q., Jin, K., & Nishigawa, G. (2015). Investigation of laser micro-drilling method for multi-layered artificial skin. Paper presented at 8th International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing in 21st Century, LEM 2015, Kyoto, Japan.