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Laser Cleaning Stone for Historic Conservation/Restoration

History isn’t always kind to items like historical artifacts and heirlooms. They rust, oxidize, begin to break down, and cleaning them to remove harsh contaminants without impacting the substrate is challenging. Even seemingly tough, coarse objects such as stones and tablets come with obstacles. Media blasting cleaning methods are out of the question, as the method is […]

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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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Laser Cleaning vs Plasma Cleaning

Laser Cleaning vs Plasma Cleaning

Cleaning contaminants such as hazardous paints or rust can be difficult, and there are many things to consider — the safety of the environment and operators, what solution works best, and how the solution impacts your product. Blasting solutions are out of the question —why use a solution that’s just going to degrade your product […]

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Rust Removal with Laser Cleaning

Rust Removal with Laser Cleaning

All metals corrode. It’s built within its chemical compound. When treated properly some metals take longer to corrode. But, the fact is that at some point, your metal will experience corrosion such as rust. When this happens, you look for ways to remove the corrosion — and there are many options out there. From sandblasting […]

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is laser cleaning safe

Is Laser Surface Cleaning Safe?

Every business has a responsibility to keep their employees safe. Not only is this standard upheld by individuals and unions, but it’s also required by federal requirements — like OSHA compliance. The gray line with safety falls into whether someone is trained on safety best practices and also if the persons in question are implementing the […]

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laser cleaning safety basics

The Basics of Laser Surface Cleaning Safety

When cleaning high-value products — such as aircraft and military vehicles — there are a variety of options available. But, there’s only one option that is both safe for the person operating the cleaning tool and also safe for the material they’re cleaning. Laser cleaning provides a safer alternative to sandblasting, dry ice blasting, and […]

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History of Laser Cleaning

A History of Laser Cleaning

Lasers have a variety of uses — from playing with a kitten using a laser pointer to cleaning corrosion from an F-35 jet with a high-powered cleaning laser. It’s easy to see how different types of lasers can provide different results, but what are lasers, anyway? The word laser often makes people think of scientific weaponry, the […]

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laser ablation

What is Laser Ablation?

Whether your products are brand new or you’ve been using them for years, your equipment and other metal compounds can often have layers of contaminants seemingly stuck to the surface. This makes a large impact on the efficiency of your production line and equipment. But, cleaning your products isn’t as easy as blasting them with […]

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Alternative to Plasma Cleaning

The Better Alternative to Plasma Cleaning

When thinking about how to clean rust, oil, and other contaminants from the surface of your armored vehicles, aircraft, and other operations, you may find that traditional methods of cleaning aren’t quite what you need. There’s a social pressure to be environmentally-friendly, and methods like sandblasting or paint strippers can be quite damaging. Methods like […]

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paint stripper alternative

A Safer, Non-Toxic Alternative for Paint Stripping

Whether you’re looking to remove stubborn paint or paint that is hazardous — such as lead or chrome-based — there are a few solutions that can help. But, some paint removal options are safer than others. Blasting can be harmful to the environment, but laser technology provides a safer and more environmentally-friendly cleaning solution. What […]

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Alternative to Dry Ice Blasting

The Better Alternative to Dry Ice Blasting

When cleaning products, the last thing you want is for the safety of your operator or your other employees to be compromised. But, the majority of cleaning methods — including dry ice blasting — come with risks. Laser cleaning provides a safer and quicker alternative. What are the differences, and how does laser cleaning work? WHAT IS […]

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