Paving the way

Inoue, Kent
February 2008
Industrial Laser Solutions;Feb2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p27
The article focuses on the new application of carbon dioxide lasers on antislip measures in Japan. It is said that Taisei Construction Corp. has discovered that light from carbon dioxide with a 10.6-pm wavelength is better absorbed by stone compared with light from other types of lasers. Due to this discovery, the company has developed a pavement-grooving machine for antislip safety treatment called "Non-slip Safety Groover" and its features are being discussed in the paper.


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