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Can a 1w 445 nm laser lit a termite

Ainus

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I will make termite but how I lit the thermite can a laser lit a termite ?
 

GSS

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I wouldn't try and burn a termite if it's still in your wooden structure..
Not really sure what you are asking???
 

CurtisOliver

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Considering he can't make a termite, then I think you are correct in thinking he is talking about thermite. :p
I have never tried lighting thermite myself, but I know it requires some effort to get it going. I don't believe a 1W is substantial enough for ignition from a safe distance.
 

steve001

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I see it's Ainus again. Yeah, he wants to light thermite not termite.
 
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RedCowboy

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I put an old 1w 445 into a new host the other day, played.....err worked with it for a bit then took it out and put in a 7875, the 1w 445 was doing just under 1w output and was really puny, I had forgotten how hard it was to get an open flame from those early diodes, but I would not light any bugs, as for thermite I would use a stronger diode, also how far away will the thermite be and I hope that nothing nefarious is being done with said thermite.
 
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