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Hand Held Cutting Laser

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Was doing some research last night and came across
this on Y/T from a few years ago. Thought it was
interesting for you High Powered Laser guys....



Jerry
 



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Nice find, Jerry.

I've seen this long time before (exactly this video) and it is definitely awesome. ;)

The unanswered question remaining is: Can it pop balloon? :D :crackup:
 
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Great video, Jerry, I remember this from awhile ago, but it's still impressive to watch it in action! :cool:
It sure beats the heck out of an oxy-acetylene set-up for this type of work. It'll probably be a long time before we all have one out in the garage though! ;)
 

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It can probably pop a Lead or Cement balloon...:crackup:

Jerry


:crackup:

Seeing the protective suit, this beast must be really dangerous. Not only laser radiation, but also hot material from cutting process indicates this laser under no circumstances should be given to kids. :D
 

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Great video, Jerry, I remember this from awhile ago, but it's still impressive to watch it in action! :cool:
It sure beats the heck out of an oxy-acetylene set-up for this type of work. It'll probably be a long time before we all have one out in the garage though! ;)
When I first saw it... It reminded me of a 1950's
style Sience Fiction movie...

Jerry
 

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End of the fibre is handheld , actual laser unit no so much .
 
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Was this built specific for the cutting up of decommissioned nuclear structure's for reasons or just because it made the video cooler?
 
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This popped up on Reddit again the other day. They love things like this over there, laser cleaning is popular too!
 

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Omg I watched this like 3 times a couple months ago because I was mesmerized!
 

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When I first saw it... It reminded me of a 1950's
style Sience Fiction movie...

Jerry

Nice find --reminded me of Buck Roger era/style science fiction devices of the 1950s also--invisible "ray" cutting metal and the overall look/design as well.
 
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I wonder if there are advantages with this type of cutting over plasma cutting. Nice find, Jerry.
 

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I could see how that would be much more flexible and a big time saver !
Was doing some research last night and came across
this on Y/T from a few years ago. Thought it was
interesting for you High Powered Laser guys....



Jerry
 

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I think I'd use a Plasma Cutter instead

Yeah, plasma cutters are 4-5 figures. A laser that beefy would be 6-7 figures, would be LESS effective, and has an assload more paperwork and safety training.
 




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