Do you expect me to talk, Goldfinger?

I was getting some laser engraving done by the nice people over at Trilogy Lasercraft, a nearby company. They showed me some of their machines in operation, and they’re great fun to watch. This was for another customer:

They cut and engrave lots of different materials, but paper and card form quite a big part of their business. The light that you see is not the laser, which is infrared and invisible. It’s the flaring of the paper particles that are burned off.

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Wow! That is cool.

The laser in Bond films is always much slower…

Cool! Do they do tattoos as well? 😉

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