[rescue] OT - Optics / Laser rescue bits?
rdarlington at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 15:45:51 CST 2010
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High quality (for $25) and I suspect they work pretty well if they're still
in business. I'm not going to test them very far though. These are just an
On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Robert Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com>wrote:
> Those lasers are no joke. Lasers are definitely not toys. I have a
> Coherent DPSS 532 laser that spits out 200mW of power, mostly at 532nm.
> This is plenty to burn holes in plastic (slowly). Reflections off of shiny
> things will instantly blind you. I bought a pair of laser goggles for about
> $25 which block almost all of that 532nm radiation but don't do anything for
> the 1064nm frequency content. This is an incredibly dangerous situation for
> people that don't know how they work and think it's fine to stare at the
> little dim dot on the wall. Dangerous, but I still love em.
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net> wrote:
>> I have no background in lasers or optics, but several laser articles on
>>> various tech sites have lead me to wickedlasers.com.
>> I turned wickedlasers into the CDRH.
>> They said they already had issued things to them.
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