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High-powered lasers take a bite out of plate

December 12, 2006 | By Jason Hillenbrand

CO2 lasers are available in wattages that can cut plate more than 1 in. thick. The wattage, however, isn't the only factor that affects total speed and power. The assist gas chosen and the mode of the laser also influence final results.

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