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Oxygen Assist

In certain laser cutting operations, coaxial oxygen is used to initiate an exothermic reaction to improve the cutting rate for thick metals. This means the oxygen actually does the cutting, with the reaction being maintained by the laser beam. See Gas Jet Assist.

Oxygen (O2) Assisted Laser

A laser cutting device which uses oxygen assist to help cut thicker metals. See Gas Jet Assist.

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