Potomac is Safe and Open

It is times like these that spark true inspiration! By staying apart, we are working together.  Potomac is implementing social distancing and following CDC guidelines to implement a safe working zone within our labs to better serve our community. We care deeply about our customers, and most of all our Baltimore County community. This is…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • March 19, 2020

Potomac’s New InstaQuote Online System Leads Advanced Manufacturing at the Speed of Light

Speed is the hallmark of modern life, and has become even more important in getting innovative products to market.  With 24/7 communication worldwide and better resources available for entrepreneurs, staying ahead of the competition is more challenging than ever before. With speed at the center of our customers’ concerns, Potomac has recently added the online…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • March 13, 2020

World Class Quality

Quality is our top priority at Potomac Photonics.  We are ISO 13485 certified and no parts will leave our facility without getting the approval of Dave and his Quality Team.  We offer Certificate of Conformances and will work closely with your Quality Department to implement a plan that ensures that all of your requirements are…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 12, 2020

Micro Tools

Never bring a drill to a hammer fight. One tool does not fit all and Potomac is committed to having the most broad range of micro manufacturing technologies to overcome any challenge.  In addition to lasers, micro-CNC, 3D printing, molding, bonding and more, we have just added photolithography to our bag of tricks.  So, if…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 10, 2020

Nano Features!!

Potomac continues to add new technologies to its precision fabrication toolbox. Abhay and Tim are making an su-8 photolithographic silicon master that will be used to hot-emboss small wells for a microfluidic device.  Potomac is committed to developing rapid and cost-effective manufacturing technologies for prototyping and production applications,  With tools such as lasers, micro CNC,…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 9, 2020

Small Hole Drilling in Glass

Another day another awesome application.  Laser drilling of small holes in glass substrates for a microfluidic application,  Our team is standing ready to help you drill, cut or machine small features in glass substrates up to 1mm thick. We go to great panes to meet your microfabrication needs Contact us today to see why Potomac…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 6, 2020

Rapid Turnaround Laser Marking Services

Good morning!  In addition to having the most technologically advanced tools for fabricating small parts for prototyping and production projects, Potomac has a suite of tools optimized for Rapid Turnaround Laser Marking Services.  Email, call or chat with us today about your laser marking requirements. Materials that we can mark include metals, polymers, glass and…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 4, 2020

Potomac Photonics Process Notebook: Micro Pillars

When it comes to microfluidics, packing purpose into every micron is a true design challenge. The design of individual features starts with defining their purpose in the overall function of the device. Today we are spotlighting one of these common features: micro pillars. Micropillar arrays serve a multitude of purpose in the function of microfluidics….

  • Potomac Photonics
  • March 3, 2020

Calibrated Small Holes for Leak Testing

Happy March 3rd….Potomac Engineers are getting our systems ready to drill calibrated leak test holes as small as one micron for the pharmaceutical industry. With the ability to directly drill into glass ampoules, glass vials, pouches, syringes, aerosol and blister packs, Potomac Photonics is the leak test hole drilling leader.  We offer the fastest lead…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 3, 2020

Teamwork’s Role in Getting to the Super Bowl or Winning in Advanced Manufacturing

Perhaps no other sport exemplifies the importance of teamwork as well as football.  The integration of each position into a concerted strategy is the key to winning games and going on to championships like the Super Bowl.  One player alone cannot carry an entire team where there are holes in either offense or defense as…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • February 5, 2020

Potomac Predictions for 2020’s Technologies That Will Impact Advanced Manufacturing

The coming year promises to see the adoption of technologies that have matured enough to impact a wide range of industries.  Here are our predictions for the new capabilities that will be impacting advanced manufacturing and how Potomac and our customers will be leading the way into a new future. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • January 28, 2020

Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

Precision cut pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) used to bond #microparts. Potomac Photonics can machine channels as small as a few microns in this material to create multilayer parts. #biotech #aerospace # @3M #potomacphotonics

  • Mike Adelstein
  • January 20, 2020