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Old 07-26-2008, 08:26 AM #1
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Default great safety article

Here's an article I found while exploring the internets. The link is for section two, but section three also applies to safety. It's a great read which covers all the basics!

http://web.princeton.edu/sites/ehs/laserguide/sec2.htm


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It states a headache is a commen result of retinal burn...
Sometimes i even get a headache when viewing the 15 cm diffused beam of an unfocused 5 mW ;D
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Is 405nm lasers like blu ray UV? I'm sorry for even saying this but can't UV cause cancer? *hopes not to get flamed*
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Default Re: great safety article

Read the article, BR lasers cant cause skin cancer, they are still in the visible part of the spectrum, only UVC can really give you skin cancer.
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Is 405nm lasers like blu ray UV? I'm sorry for even saying this but can't UV cause cancer? *hopes not to get flamed*
Here comes the flame...

blu ray 405nm lasers are not UV, however can be considerd seimi close (although far from).


Gus, this has to be the best safety article on lasers I've read yet. +1
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