Laser Safety Buyers Guide

  • Laser Safety Barrier and Curtain Buyer's Guide

    Mar 17th 2021

    Laser Safety Barrier and Curtain Buyer's Guide

    When purchasing a laser barrier, for the most economical outcome it is important to understand the "energy intensity" of the beam at the distance from the laser it is intended for.  Energy i…

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  • Biological Impacts in Relation Laser Safety

    Mar 16th 2021

    Biological Impacts in Relation Laser Safety

    Different wavelengths along the electromagnetic spectrum impact different parts of the human eye. Furthermore, our eye may not have a reflex built in for direct hits from certain wavelengths (i.e. inf…

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  • Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) in Laser Safety

    Feb 22nd 2021

    Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) in Laser Safety

    Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) can be thought of as a person’s laser safety speed limit. It is the maximum level of laser radiation the human eye or skin can be exposed to without hazardous…

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  • Continuous Wave ("CW") Laser vs a Pulsed Laser

    Feb 21st 2021

    Continuous Wave ("CW") Laser vs a Pulsed Laser

    Purchasing laser safety protection is impacted by if the laser is continuous or pulsed.  Below, we illustrate generally how although the average power of a laser may be the same, a pulsed laser h…

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  • Direct vs Diffused Viewing of a Laser

    Feb 21st 2021

    Direct vs Diffused Viewing of a Laser

    In Laser Safety, there are several terms thrown around regarding types of viewing.  When reading laser safety classification, understanding proper laser safety, and the role of PPE in laser…

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