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Particle Collecting in Laser Etching

Particle Collecting in Laser Etching

Particle Collecting in Laser Etching

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Need advice on specialist suction devices for "at Source" collection of small quantities of particles generated in a laser etching process.  The process will only generate a couple of grams of particles per hour.
I am particularly curious about off-the-shelf duct inlets ,nozzles and gas assist devices.   I have so far had to make them myself and would like some pointers on manufaturers who might make them.
any help would be much appreciated!

PCurry
Ireland.

RE: Particle Collecting in Laser Etching

You might want to search thru the Thomas Register or search the internet for "Dust Collectors". I make hair removal lasers and a lot of doctors buy a small vacuum device that picks up burnt hair that sounds like what you would want.


Good luck

Mark

RE: Particle Collecting in Laser Etching

Dont forget the area will only be as clean as the incoming air.  So a filter for that will be required.  Sound like you need a clossed chamber with filter inlet area. Try to use gravity to your advantage if possible.

RE: Particle Collecting in Laser Etching

You might want to look at www.exair.com. They make air amplifiers that I have used in similar applications.

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