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- Oct 7, 2018
We have rocks in Ohio too! I just have no way to identify them. I'll see what I can do.
Dear everyone!You got me curious, so I suspended the dye laser project for a few minutes to fire up the CO2.
Dialed in at 15 watts and well focused I was able to scorch the surface and penetrate to a depth of 1/16" on red clay brick, and ceramic tile.
I do realize that 10.6um is a far cry from 450ish nm, but raw power wise, it did the trick.