Applied Laser Engineering
ALE design & manufacture a range of multipurpose laser engraving & scanning systems. Our engraving systems utilise state of the art laser technology for engraving, texturing, imaging and micromachining the surface of cylindrical forms that are used in a variety of printing, embossing or texturing applications.
Providing Leadership Through Innovation
ALE has been involved in the manufacture of Functional Topographic surfaces for more than 30 years. This privately owned company has provided leadership through innovation in the sector of laser engraving machine manufacture. These machines are used to place micro-textures onto rollers. To date, ALE has supplied more than 350 systems worldwide. Our machinery is used in an extensive range of industries having the commonality of requiring laser engraved microstructures to provide value and function through topography.
Laser engraved Functional Topography describes a surface that has functionality provided to the surface by the laser. This functionality could be to hold ink, for Flexo, Gravure or Anilox rollers, or to create a surface used for embossing or imprinting a substrate. Printed electronics, optical films, anti-microbial and low-friction surfaces are further examples of Functional Topography.
Functional Topography Applications
Our Laser Engraving Systems are used to engrave high resolution 2 and 3D graphics into the surface of cylindrical and flat substrates for use in various printing, texturing, security and embossing applications.
Coatings & Applicators
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250um Diameter Hex Cell - Harmony II
250um Diameter Truncated Pyramid Positive - Harmony II
300um Diameter Domes Positive - Harmony II
100 LPI Multi Hit Bypass - 60 Deg - Qube 500w
180 LPI Pin Up - Cobra - Twin Track - Qube 500w
Custom Cell - Qube 500w
Custom Cobra Bean - Qube 500w
400 LPI Tri Helical - Cobra - Twin Track - Qube 500w
Shapes - Qube 500w
ALE develop bespoke systems for customers with specific industry production demands. For laser texturing, micromachining, drilling or marking applications, the laser type, wavelength and power are selected and integrated into the bespoke system.
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