LSA Laser builds Class 100,000 cleanroom


Expands medical device manufacturing capabilities

LSA Laser, a US contract manufacturer of medical devices, has installed a Class 100,000 cleanroom at its premises in Plymouth, Minnesota, continuing the expansion of its manufacturing facilities.

LSA Laser installs a Class 100,000 cleanroom

The new cleanroom will include a CO2 laser system with up to five more systems planned for precision processing silicone, TPE, Teflon and other polymers in addition to a range of medical grade metal materials.

‘Growing demand for precision laser processed medical components and assemblies is the reason for this continuing expansion,’ said Tom Noll, LSA president.

‘Our unique facilities and processes, together with our partner relationships with customers, drive this growth.’

LSA Laser is a contract manufacturer of medical device components and assemblies with ISO 13485:2003 certification.

The firm recently moved into new 26,000ft2 manufacturing and office facilities. It uses 26 laser welding and cutting systems with up to six-axis motion control and computer aided manufacturing capabilities.

LSA processes include laser cutting, laser welding, laser ablation and laser marking used in a broad range of medical devices including defibrillation leads, stents, catheters, surgical instruments, dental instruments, orthopaedics, hearing devices, neuro applications and others. Many of the processes include materials such as platinum, titanium, nitinol and nichrome in sizes as small as .001in.