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What Are The Best Methods for E-Coating Removal
By Alex Fraser on June 16, 2021

The most common methods for e-coating removal include burn-off ovens, sandblasting, and chemical stripping. A more modern technology is laser cleaning. It is adopted by manufacturers who need speed and precision, as well as those who want to get rid of consumables. 

What is Laser Dust Removal and How is It Used?
By Alex Fraser on March 02, 2021

Laser dust removal is the process of removing dust from a surface using laser ablation. Any types of dusts produced in work environments can be removed, such as metallic, plastic and organic dust. As the laser beam irradiates the surface, burnt off dust is vaporized and extracted using a dust extraction nozzle

Deep Laser Engraving: How It Works and What You Need
By Alex Fraser on January 27, 2021

Deep laser engraving is a process that uses a highly focused beam of light to engrave 3D forms into metals. Pulsed fiber lasers are the best tools for deep engraving because they reach the high peak power needed to carve metal surfaces. 

Phosphate Coating Removal Without Chemicals
By Alex Fraser on December 08, 2020

If you’ve ever stripped the phosphate coating off a part, or managed a phosphate conversion coating process, chances are you’ve seen your fair share of chemicals. If you want to get rid of chemicals during phosphate coating removal, laser cleaning may be the solution you’re looking for.

Fiber Lasers: Everything You Need to Know
By Jerome Landry on November 26, 2020

Fiber lasers are everywhere in the modern world. Due to the different wavelengths they can generate, they are widely used in industrial environments to perform cutting, marking, welding, cleaning, texturing, drilling and a lot more. 

How to Choose a Laser Fume Extractor
By Alex Fraser on November 12, 2020

To make sure laser technology is perfectly safe in manufacturing environments, it must be implemented properly to prevent health risks. One of the important laser safety considerations is the extraction and the filtration of fumes.

Laser Alternative to Clean Aluminum for Welding
By Alex Fraser on November 02, 2020

Cleaning aluminum before welding is essential to make sure that the end product is structurally strong. While manually cleaning areas to be welded is still common practice, it is time consuming.

Blue Star Brings Laserax Technology to Indian Manufacturers
By Pierre-Luc Marchand on August 28, 2020

Indian manufacturers now have a privileged access to industrial laser marking, laser cleaning and laser texturing to treat surfaces and implement industrial traceability. Laserax and Blue Star have indeed partnered up in August 2020 to offer the best service possible to the Indian industrial market.

How Does Laser Cleaning Work in 5 Steps
By Arthur Perret on August 12, 2020

Laser cleaning is an eco-friendly process used to remove rust, paint, oxide and other contaminants from metal surfaces. Because of its efficiency, it is being used in an increasing number of applications.