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Fastest Laser Paint Removal Available

March 27, 2018

With a combination of high average power, high energy pulses, and high repetition rates our laser systems offer some of the fastest laser paint...

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High Pulse Energy Lasers, kW Average Power Nanosecond Lasers Enable Breakthrough in Rapid Coating Removal

March 08, 2018

The technical paper High Pulse Energy, kW Average Power Nanosecond Lasers Enable Breakthrough in Rapid Coating Removal demonstrates the use of kW...

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The Process of Laser Rust Removal

March 02, 2018

Laser rust removal is an entirely different process than paint removal. Typical steel rust is a combination of iron oxides such as ferric oxide,...

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Hybrid Detachment in Laser Coating Removal

March 01, 2018

Single pulse detachment is challenging on the thick coatings used in marine vessels. An ablation-detachment hybrid process, however, is able to...

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Detachment vs. Ablation in Laser Coating Removal

February 28, 2018

In the previous articles, Laser Cleaning Background and Laser Coating Removal by Different Laser Methods, the methodologies used are based on an...

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Laser Coating Removal by Different Laser Methods

February 27, 2018

Paint removal and rust removal in marine applications can be done in a number of ways. Each method of removal must balance the energy usage,...

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Laser Cleaning Background 

February 26, 2018

In the past decade, laser cleaning and paint removal have become a hot subject in a variety of industries. 

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High Power Laser Sources and Laser Cleaning Systems

February 20, 2018

Andritz Powerlase is an innovative, independent, high power laser design and manufacturing company, focused on powerful nanosecond high energy...

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The Impact of UV Barriers and Hardeners on Depainting with High Power Lasers

February 13, 2018

In many applications, additives or additional layers beyond simple paints are used to extend the lifetime or quality of the paint coatings. These...

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Meet the New Centauri Family of High Energy Pulsed Fiber Lasers

January 25, 2018

Andritz Powerlase Ltd. is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Centauri family of high energy pulsed fiber lasers at SPIE Photonics West,...

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