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Default How do I install an IR filter?

Sorry if this has been asked before, but I can't find it. If I buy a filter from Novalasers how do I properly install it? Do I cut it into a small circle and glue it? what glue? glue the whole thing (Im curious if the laser shines properly through the glue)? Thank you for any help.


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Default Re: How do I install an IR filter?

Just glue the edges of the filter to where the laser beam isn't exiting, don't get glue in the path of the laser beam, it will mess up the output.

May I ask what laser are you trying to filter?
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Default Re: How do I install an IR filter?

oh and don't use superglue, it creates a vapor that will fog up your optics
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