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Introducing Solid-State Technology - TheFabricator.com

Introducing solid-state laser technology

January 9, 2012

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Although the solid-state laser is considered new in metal cutting processes, the first laser demonstration in a laboratory in 1960 was a solid-state laser. CO2 lasers turned out to be more practical for cutting metals, but solid-state lasers are making headway. Understanding laser equipment and the physics involved in generating a laser beam helps to explain the capability differences between CO2 and solid-state lasers.

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