IDS, Inc.
IDS, Inc.                           

IDS provides viable direct write electronic printing solutions using a multi-discipline, science-

based approach that encompasses the fields of ink chemistry, microfluidics and aerodynamics, surface chemistry and physics, and material processing. IDS printing solutions employ droplet-based and filament-based processes, and enable deposition of traces on substrates ranging from glass to polymers.

NANOJET*

*Nanojet (formerly MycroJet)

The droplet-based approach – Nanojet - creates fine traces by collimating and focusing a distribution of aerosol droplets using a series of aerodynamic lenses tuned to the output of an aerosol source.

The MicroJet Sub-System. Atomizer (1), Flow Cell (2), Process Vision (3), Fluid Dispense Nozzle (4), Optional Two-Axis Motion Control (5).

LIQUID JET

 

The filament-based process - Liquid Jet - deposits features on various substrates using a hydrodynamic focusing effect produced by jetting an annular liquid flow through a dispensing nozzle.

 

Liquid Jet. 30 micron liquid jet filament emerging from a Liquid Jet orifice

APPLICATIONS

 

Nanojet has been used to print functional embedded sensors and to deposit Direct Write electrical interconnects on glass and polymer substrates. Liquid Jet has demonstrated printing of 30-micron metal and polymer filaments.

 

 

 

Electrical response of a MicroJet proximity sensor

Motion controller, motors, and Graphical User Interface supplied by FlashcutCNC

www.flashcutcnc.com

 

APPLICATIONS

  • Electrical Interconnects
  • Embedded Sensors
  • Substrate Passivation

ATTRIBUTES

  • Inks: polymer, metal nanoparticle

  • Line Widths: 10 to 1000 microns

  • Working Distance: 10 - 20 cm (Liquid Jet); 2 - 10 mm (MicroJet)

  • Printing Speed: 50 to 100 mm/s (Liquid Jet); 5 to 50 mm/s (MicroJet)

  • Ink Utilization: 100%

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