9 December 1999 Metal monitoring for process control of laser-based coating removal
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Cost-effective and environmentally-sound means of paint and coatings removal is a problem spanning many government, commercial, industrial and municipal applications. For example, the Department of Energy is currently engaged in removing paint and other coatings from concrete and structural steel as part of decommissioning former nuclear processing facilities. Laser-based coatings removal is an attractive new technology for these applications as it promises to reduce the waste volume by up to 75 percent. To function more efficiently, however, the laser-based systems require some form of process control.
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Mark E. Fraser, Mark E. Fraser, Amy J.R. Hunter, Amy J.R. Hunter, Thomai Panagiotou, Thomai Panagiotou, Steven J. Davis, Steven J. Davis, David A. Freiwald, David A. Freiwald, } "Metal monitoring for process control of laser-based coating removal", Proc. SPIE 3859, Optical Online Industrial Process Monitoring, (9 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372933; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.372933
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