How to find the optimal laser barrier

15 March 2019

Laser Barriers range in size from a small window to a full enclosure that can encompass large airplane components.Laser Blocking Blinds on Door Windows in down position

What do you need for your laser setup?

Here are some things to consider when you are shopping for a laser barrier system.

  1. If you are operating a laser in an environment where only trained laser professionals have access to the room, then you may simply need a curtain to cover the window(s) or a movable barrier with castors.  Curtains don’t have to be hung from a curtain rod.  They can be attached to a surface with Velcro or magnets.  This makes it easy to remove and store if needed
  2. If you are using a laser in a laboratory, then a curtain with track may be the best option. The tracks can be straight, u-shaped, or rectangular to section off a portion of a laboratory or room.
  3. Laser enclosures are useful for robotic laser systems and can be made per the customer’s needs. The enclosure can have doors, windows, and even a Custom Laser Enclosuresmezzanine (as seen in the picture on the right).  All containment systems – whether industrial laser enclosures, assembly line laser enclosures, welding enclosures or other types of integrated automatic enclosures – can be outfitted with laser interlock systems to ensure safe personnel access via enclosure doors, windows and equipment hatches.
  4. Laser Blinds can be used to cover windows. These have either a chain or crank handle.  Motorized blinds are also available.  These can be wireless or dry contact.  Wireless blinds can be triggered to go up and down all at the same time, if they are in the same room.  These are custom made to fit the dimensions of your window.  They can be installed inside the frame or outside the frame of the window.

Still not sure what you need?  Please contact us and we will provide you with the best option. You can reach us at 770-332-0092 or you may email us at contact@rtlaserasfety.com  We look forward to hearing from you!