“When God said, ‘Let there be light’, he surely must have meant perfectly coherent light.” – Charles Townes Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Give yourself a pat on the back if you knew that is where the term “laser” comes from. Give yourself another one if you knew […]
If you’re wanting to understand the differences between a DC and an RF excited CO2 laser tube – to help make a purchase decision – then this article is a good place to start. One of the first decisions when buying a CO2 laser for cutting and/or engraving is the option between a Direct Current or Radio […]
Laser cutters can allow people to create great home decor inexpensively. Read on for more on this budding movement.
There are a whole host of materials that a CO2 laser cutter can cut, etch or mark – but some – due to the material surface reflection – just won’t work (aluminum is an example). While other materials can be extremely hazardous to either humans or the machine itself (like PVC and ABS). Therefore, for […]
Laser cutting isn’t just for cutting metal or even manufacturing work. Laser cutters can be used in the design industries to construct signs, banners, wood engravings, and even cake toppers. The applications for laser cutting can extend to both practical and artistic ventures. For a full article on a laser cutting design business that inspired […]