CircuitTrim® solutions for thick-film and thin-film applications enable high-volume manufacturing of passive components.

CircuitTrim® solutions for thick film and thin film resistors.

ESI CircuitTrim® systems for both thick and thin film resistors are the most flexible laser processing solutions available. These laser-based systems precisely adjust the parameters of individual components by removing exact amounts of material.

RESISTOR TRIMMING APPLICATIONS


An advanced platform for trim and test of thick film circuits, hybrids and components including PCBs and SMT.

Measurement platform supports passive and active trim applications

  • Traceable measurement certification
  • Resistance range from 5 milli-Ohms to 1 Gig Ohm
  • DC Voltage measurement and sourcing
  • VXI and GPIB architecture for 3rd party expandability

Patented beam calibration and vision system hardware for precise laser positioning.

Latest generation diode-pumped laser technology for minimum maintenance, long term stability and high reliability.

VersiTrim 2™ Software

  • Graphical user interface for simple job creation and operation
  • Tool library for fast job setup
  • Comprehension software API library for advanced applications and custom integration

learn more about the LT2200

APPLICATIONS:
  • Thin film resistor trimming
MATERIALS:
  • Thick Film

A versatile platform for trim and test of thin film resistors, resistor networks, hybrids, temperature sensitive devices (RTDs) and other thin film - small geometry applications.

  • Choice of 8 or 15 μm spot size using Green (532nm) laser technology.
  • Programmable Z stage with 4 μm resolution for optimum focus control.
  • Patented beam calibration and vision system hardware for precise laser positioning.
  • Latest generation diode-pumped laser technology for minimum maintenance, long term stability and high reliability.
  • Measurement platform supports passive and active trim applications
    • Traceable measurement certification
    • Resistance range from 5 milli-Ohms to 1 Gig Ohm
  • VersiTrim™ Software – Graphical user interface for simple job creation and operation

The LT2210 uses ESI’s Third Dynamics algorithm, which delivers significantly higher beam control accuracy at a higher level of precision without sacrificing throughput. Since the LT2210 utilizes the same resistor trimming platform for a wide range of production applications,  customers experience a lower total cost of ownership.

learn more about the LT2210

APPLICATIONS:
  • Strain gauges
  • Fuel gauges
  • Rotary encoders
  • Pressure sensors
  • Thermistors
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Gearbox controllers
  • Vehicle emission detectors
  • Chip resistors
MATERIALS:
  • Thin film

A high performance chip trim system designed specifically for thick film components down to the latest 01005 products.

  • Spot size down to 20 microns
  • Diode-pumped laser technology for minimum maintenance, long term stability and high reliability
  • Patented beam calibration and vision system for automatic alignment and precise laser positioning
  • High speed handler manages thin substrates used with the latest generation small geometry chip resistors
  • Wide range measurement system
    • 5 milli-Ohms to 1 Gig Ohm
    • Traceable measurement certification
  • ChipTrim™ Software
    • Graphical user environment dedicated to chip trimming
    • Globalized language support

The LT3100 uses ESI’s Third Dynamics algorithm, which delivers significantly higher beam control accuracy at a higher level of precision without sacrificing throughput. Since the LT3100 utilizes the same resistor trimming platform for a wide range of production applications,  customers experience a lower total cost of ownership.

learn more about the LT3100

APPLICATIONS:
  • Strain gauges
  • Fuel gauges
  • Rotary encoders
  • Pressure sensors
  • Thermistors
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Gearbox controllers
  • Vehicle emission detectors
  • Chip resistors
MATERIALS:
  • Thin film resistors

A high performance chip trim system designed specifically for thick and thin film components down to the latest 01005 products.

  • Spot size down to 8 microns
  • Patented 532 nm diode-pumped laser technology for minimum maintenance, long term stability and high reliability
  • Patented beam calibration and vision system for automatic alignment and precise laser positioning
  • High speed handler manages thin substrates used with the latest generation small geometry chip resistors
  • Wide range measurement system
    • 5 milli-Ohms to 1 Gig Ohm
    • Traceable measurement certification
  • ChipTrim™ Software
    • Graphical user environment dedicated to chip trimming
    • Globalized language support

The LT3110 uses ESI’s Third Dynamics algorithm, which delivers significantly higher beam control accuracy at a higher level of precision without sacrificing throughput. Since the LT3110 utilizes the same resistor trimming platform for a wide range of production applications,  customers experience a lower total cost of ownership.

learn more about the LT3110

APPLICATIONS:
  • Strain gauges
  • Fuel gauges
  • Rotary encoders
  • Pressure sensors
  • Thermistors
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Gearbox controllers
  • Vehicle emission detectors
  • Chip resistors
MATERIALS:
  • Thick film resistors

For industries facing material transformation challenges in production,  ESI applies unique process and engineering expertise to deliver a set of laser-based solutions that extend our customers’ processing capabilities beyond the limitations of mechanical.

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