Polishing

Brochures

Our Brochures covey a quick insight to the service "Polishing". Further information and detailed project results can be found below at the "Project Results" tab.

 

Brochure "Laser Polishing and Ablation for the Production of Glass Optics"

 

Brochure "Laser Polishing of Metals"

 

Brochure "Laser Polishing of Glass and Plastics"

 

Brochure "Processing Glass with Laser Radiation"

Services Polishing

Applications Metals

  • Tools, dies and mold making
  • Implants
  • Design surfaces with multi gloss level
  • Polished and structured surfaces
  • Further applications

Applications Optics

  • Aspheric and free-form optics made from glass and fused silica
  • Spectacle lenses made from plastics

Laser Polishing Machines

  • Machine tools for laser polishing of metals, glasses and plastics
  • Concepts for machines with work piece weights from 0.1 to 200 kg
  • 5 and 3-axis processing (axes system and laser scanner)
  • CAM-NC data chain for 5 and 3-axis processing
  • Fully automated polishing

Your Application

  • Feasibility studies
  • Test and adaption of laser polishing for your application
  • Processing of test parts
  • Processing of small series

Publications

Flemmer, J., Ross, I., Willenborg, E., Fröba, H.:
Machine Tool and CAM-NC Data Chain for Laser Polishing Complex Shaped Parts
Advanced Engineering Materials 17, 260-267 (2015)

Heidrich, S., Willenborg, E., Weingarten, C., Temmler, A.:
Laser polishing and laser form correction of fused silica optics
Mat. Sci. Eng. Technol. 46 (7), 668-674 (2015)

Kumstel, J., Flemmer, J., Temmler, A.:
Laser polishing of metallic freeform surfaces
Proc. of the 4M/ICOMM2015 Conference,
Ed. by M. Annoni [u.a.]. Singapore: Research Publishing (2015)
pp. 352-355, ISBN 978-981-09-4609-8.

Kumstel, J., Biermann, M.:
Polieren von SLM-Bauteilen mit kontinuierlicher Laserstrahlung Proceedings RapidTech 2015, Fachforum "Wissenschaft",
Erfurt: Desotron Verl. (14 S.)(2015)
ISBN 978-3932875403

Nüsser, C., Kumstel, J., Kierowski, T., Diatlov, A., Willenborg, E.:
Process- and Material-Induced Surface Structures During Laser Polishing
Advanced Engineering Materials 17, 268-277 (2015)

Oreshkin, O., Küpper, M., Temmler, A., Willenborg, E.:
Active reduction of waviness through processing with modulated laser power
Journal of Laser Applications 27 (2), 22004 (7 S.) (2015)

Weingarten, C., Heidrich, S., Wu, Y., Willenborg, E.:
Laser polishing of glass
Optifab 2015. Ed. by J. L. Bentley, S. Stoebenau. Rochester, N.Y., October 12-15, 2015, Proc. SPIE 9633. 963303 (10 S.) (2015)

Heidrich, S., Weingarten, C., Willenborg, E., Poprawe, R.:
Polishing and form correction with laser radiation
Optical Fabrication and Testing, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States, June 22-26, 2014. Fabrication Process Technology I (OTu1B.4) (3 S.) (2014). ISBN: 978-1-55752-747-9

Preussner, J., Oeser, S., Pfeiffer, W., Temmler, A., Willenborg, E.:
Microstructure and residual stresses of laser remelted surfaces of a hot work tool steel
International Journal of Materials Research 105 (4), 328-336 (2014)

Temmler, A., Walochnik, M. A., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.:
Surface structuring by remelting of titanium alloy TI6AL4V
In: Proceedings 33rd ICALEO International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro–Optics, October 19-23, 2014, San Diego, CA, USA
Paper ID 1401,ISBN 9781940168029 (10 S.) (2014)

Willenborg, E., Heidrich, S.: Temmler, A.:
Highlights of the 1st Conference on Laser Polishing LaP 2014, Aachen, Germany
Optical Fabrication and Testing, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, United States, June 22-26, 2014. Fabrication Process Technology I (OTu1B.1) (3 S.) (2014) ISBN: 978-1-55752-747-9

Hauschild, D., Kumstel, J., Willenborg, E.:
Produktivität bei der Laserpolitur deutlich steigern
WT-Online 103 (11/12), 1-5 (2013)

Heidrich, S.:
Fast freeform processing

Mikroniek 53, (3), 48-50 (2013)

Heidrich, S., Richmann, A., Willenborg, E.:
Laser-based optics manufacturing
3rd EOS Conference on Manufacturing of Optical Components (EOSMOC 2013). International Congress Centre Munich (ICM), Germany (2 S.) (2013)

Kumstel, J., Kirsch, B.:
Polishing titanium- and nickel-based alloys using cw-laser radiation
Physics Procedia 41, 362-371 (2013)

Nüsser, C., Sändker, H., Willenborg, E.:
Pulsed laser micro polishing of metals using dual-beam technology
Phys. Procedia 41, 346-355 (2013)

Pütsch, O., Temmler, A., Stollenwerk, J., Willenborg, E., Loosen, P.:
Active optical system for laser structuring of 3D surfaces remelting
Laser Beam Shaping XIV. Ed.: Andrew Forbes, Todd E. Lizotte. Proc. SPIE 8843, 88430D (8 S.) (2013)

Willenborg, E., Ross, I., Kumstel, J., Flemmer, J.:
Werkzeugmaschine für das Laserpolieren
wt Werkstattstechnik online 103, (6), 465-469 (2013)

Heidrich, S., Richmann, A., Willenborg, E.:
Development of a laser based process chain for manufacturing free form optics
Proc. SPIE 8433, 14 S., (2012)

Heidrich, S., Richmann, A., Willenborg, E.:
Development of manufacturing freeform glass optics with laser radiation
Optical Fabrication and Testing (OFT) Monterey, Ca., June 25, 2012
3 S., (2012)

Heidrich, S., Richmann, A., Willenborg, E.:
Optics fabrication with a laser based process chain
8th International Conference on Optics-Photonics Design and Fabrication, “ODF’12”, Saint Petersburg,  July, 2-5, 2012, 3 S., (2012)

Teki, R., Kadaksham, A. J., House, M. [et. al.]:
Alternative smoothing techniques to mitigate EUV substrate defectivity
Proc. SPIE 8322, 1-12, (2012)

Temmler, A., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.:
Designing surfaces by laser remelting
Proc. of 7th International Conference on MicroManufacturing, Evanston,
8 S. (2012)

Temmler, A., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.:
Laser polishing
SPIE Photonics West – LASE, 21-26 January 2012, Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, USA, Proc. SPIE 8243, 13 S. (2012)

Flemmer, J.:
3D-Geometrien laserpolieren
Maschine + Werkzeug 9, 1-2, (2011)

Heidrich, S., Willenborg, E., Richmann, A.:
Development of a laser based process chain for manufacturing freeform optics
Phys. Proced. 12, 519-528, (2011)

Nüsser, C., Wehrmann, I., Willenborg, E.:
Influence of intensity distribution and pulse duration on laser micro polishing
Phys. Proced. 12, 462-471, (2011)

Richmann, A., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.:
Laser polishing of spherical quartz lenses
2nd EOS Conference on Manufacturing of Optical Components (EOSMOC), Munich, Germany: 23 May - 25 May 2011, 2 S, (2011)

Richmann, A., Heidrich, S.:
Polieren und Abtragen von Quarzglas mit CO2-Laserstrahlung
2. Workshop Glasbearbeitung mit Laserstrahlung, 12. April 2011, Erlangen, 21 S., (2011)

Temmler, A., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.:
Design surfaces by laser remelting
Phys. Proced. 12, 419-430, (2011)

Nüsser, C.
Gepulster Laserstrahl poliert Implantatoberflächen
MM Maschinenmarkt 44, 28-30, (2010)

Ostholt, R., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.
Laser polishing of metallic freeform surfaces
ICALEO 2010. 29th International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro Optics, Anaheim/Ca., September 26-30, 2010. Paper 1705, 7 S., (2010)

Richmann, A., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.
Laser polishing of fused silica
Optical Fabrication and Testing (OFT), Jackson Hole, WY, June 14-17, 2010: Laser Writing in Materials (OTuC), 3. S., (2010)

Richmann, A., Willenborg, E., Wissenbach, K.
Polieren optischer Präzisionsoberflächen mit Laserstrahlung
DGaO Deutsche Gesellschaft für Angewandte Optik, 111. Jahrestagung vom 25.-29.5.2010 in Wetzlar, 2 S., (2010)

Temmler, A., Graichen, K., Donath, J.
Laser polishing in medical engineering
Laser Technik J. 7, Nr 2, 53-57, (2010)

A. Richmann, E. Willenborg, K. Wissenbach
Laser polishing of fused silica
Proc. of the 5th Int. WLT Conf. on Lasers in Manufacturing 2009, Munich, June 15th-18 th, 2009. Ed. by A. Ostendorf [u.a.]
Stuttgart: AT-Fachverlag, pp. 691-702, (2009)

R. Ostholt, E. Willenborg, K. Wissenbach
Laser polishing of metallic freeform surfaces
Proc. of the 5th Int. WLT Conf. on Lasers in Manufacturing 2009, Munich, June 15th-18th, 2009.
Ed. by A. Ostendorf [u.a.]
Stuttgart: AT-Fachverlag, pp. 397-401, (2009)

E. Willenborg
Polieren mit Laserstrahlung
Kunststoffe 97 , 63-66, (2007)