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OSHA Requirements for Laser Cleaners

Tips for Meeting OSHA Laser Cleaner Requirements

When you purchase a laser cleaning solution from Adapt Laser, you’re required to appoint a laser safety officer. This person is responsible for ensuring that training occurs and that all safety regulations are met. One such standard is a yearly review required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). During this review, they’ll monitor how well […]

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Laser Cleaning for Non Metals

Laser Cleaning for Non-Metal Products

From the US military to automotive manufacturing plants, laser ablation technology is trusted to deliver effective cleaning results. Most of the time, these projects involve cleaning rust, coating, and other contaminants from hard metal substrates. What you may not realize, however, is that laser cleaning can also be used for some non-metal surfaces as well. […]

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Laser Cleaning Petroglyphs

Laser Cleaning Petroglyphs

Laser cleaning technology has been used for various products — from metals like steel and aluminum to non-metals like stone and other historic restoration projects. But, laser ablation isn’t a suitable method for every scenario where cleaning is needed. One area that has become a learning curve are non-metal historical objects. Our laser solutions have […]

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Laser Cleaning Terminology

Your Guide to Laser Cleaning Terminology

Buying a laser cleaning solution means learning all new terminology. From optics and window protection to comparing COTS and developed solutions, understanding complex terms are the first step toward making an informed decision when it comes to building and operating your laser system. That’s why we’ve created a comprehensive list of the most common laser […]

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Laser Application Add-Ons

5 Laser Application Add-Ons You Need for Your Solution

During the custom-build process for your laser system, we consider every use to ensure your system works optimally for your environmental and operational needs. And, while not all add-ons are necessary for your laser to work effectively, there are some to consider adding that will create an easier experience and make it quicker to troubleshoot […]

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Alternative to Sandblasting

Laser Cleaning as an Alternative to Sandblasting

Sandblasting has long since been considered an effective way to clean surface areas, but did you know that laser cleaning is a safer and less damaging alternative to sandblasting? Whereas sandblasting can damage the substrate you’re trying to clean, laser cleaning provides a non-damaging cleaning option that can actually extend the lifespan of the equipment […]

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Laser cleaning vs sandblasting

Laser Cleaning vs Sandblasting

Oxygen is essential to life — it makes up the air we breathe, helps spark fires, and contributes to plant growth. While oxygen is incredibly beneficial and crucial to the survival of mankind, it also plays a role in breaking down or corroding metal objects. This occurs through a process called oxidation, and it results […]

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Troubleshooting-Laser-Cooling-System

Troubleshooting Your Laser Cooling System

Temperature widely impacts the performance of your laser solution — whether it’s from operational or environmental causes. That’s why each mid- and high-power laser solution (which generates more energy and therefore more heat) is customized and designed to include a water chiller to help keep your system cool and running as expected. But, as with […]

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When-Should-You-Change-Your-Laser-Filter

When Should You Change Your Laser Air Filter?

Your laser solutions require daily, monthly, and, sometimes, yearly maintenance. From changing the desiccant packs to monitoring the window protection, there are a few items to stay diligent with. While some parts can easily be cleaned for maintenance, other pieces need replacing. Such is the case with air filters. What happens if your air filter […]

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Signs-Your-Laser-Solution-is-Overheating

3 Signs Your Laser Solution is Overheating

From a humid, outdoor working area to a cool, air-conditioned room inside, our laser solutions are designed to function in a range of environments. Yet, despite being designed for a range of elements, failing to maintain the system can cause the laser system to become damaged. As with other tools, our laser systems require some […]

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Things-You-Need-From-a-Laser-Cleaning-Provider

3 Things You Need From a Laser Cleaning Provider

Realizing that a laser solution would be an ideal alternative for your cleaning needs is only part of the process. The next step is finding a laser cleaning solutions provider that can support your needs, shares similar values, and is a partner that you can trust. As with any service provider, not all companies are […]

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