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Do i need safety glases?

thedead30

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Can anyone give me a list of frequency i need safety gases for
For example: 445nm 1W Blue Laser Diode

Please don't flame me im a bit of a newb and am thinking of taking this up as a hobby.
Any help is appreciated.
 

eytyxhs

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NO WAY would I trust them while using a 1W 445 :wtf:

I'd purchase some Eagle Pair laser goggles, But I wouldn't go for a 1W if you're new to lasers.
I use this googles, i Cant see the Beam.
 

lasersbee

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I use this googles, i Cant see the Beam.
The problem is not the amount of reflected beam energy
going through the Laser Safety Goggles/Glasses.... it is
for how long a 1Watt focused beam takes to burn through
the lens by a direct hit...

Theatrical gel can reduce the energy of a 445nm reflected
Laser beam but at 1 Watt not long at all...

NO I don't condone using Theatrical gels for Laser Safety
Goggles/Glasses...



Jerry
 
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thedead30

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thanks for the quick reply it is apreciated:D
just to make shore i understand you guys/gals are saying i need glasses for the blue diode
not direct contact but just looking at the beam (not direct) it is recommended to use glasses

Thanks
 

qumefox

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if it's over 5mW, regardless of wavelength, you need goggles appropriate for that wavelength. You only get one pair of eyeballs.
 




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