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Tesko Laser Division is dedicated to providing the highest quality, high precision, laser cutting services to OEMs and others requiring them. The links, which follow, are designed to assist users of laser cutting services find information about laser cutting, laser uses, laser safety, general metal fabrication, and useful associations which can be beneficial to their operations.

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Laser sites

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Laser safety sites

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Associations and metal fabrication links

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Laser vendors

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Printed resources

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Miscellaneous sites


Laser sites

Center for Laser Studies
University of Southern California. Primarily concerned with the commercial and military use of lasers.

Center for Laser Application
UT Space Institute, University of Tennessee.  Provides research and technical assistance relating to the industrial use of lasers.

Industrial Lasers Solutions
An industrial laser resource and magazine devoted to the use of lasers in industrial applications. Offers good links to other laser information sites, manufacturers, safety groups and more.

The Laser and Electro-Optics ManufacturersAssociation (LEOMA)
This association is the trade association for North American manufacturers of lasers and associated electro-optics equipment. The site includes links to ISO standards for lasers and a variety of useful links.

The Laser Institute of America
The Laser Institute of America is the professional membership society dedicated to fostering lasers, laser applications and safety worldwide.  Serving the industrial, medical, research and military communities.

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Laser safety sites

Government Regulations Bulletin
An article listing the state and local government laser safety requirements. Downloadable documents are available in PDF and Zip formats.

Laser Safety Information Bulletin
An introduction to laser safety, guidelines, and terminology from the Laser Institute of America.

Laser Safety Links
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety Services provides a comprehensive set of links covering Laser Hazard Recognition, Hazard Evaluation, Hazard Controls, Safety Compliance, Safety Training Other Safety Documents. Site includes many links to OSHA and ANSI guidelines.

Laser Safety Officer Course
(Rockwell Industries 1994) Comprehensive twenty-six page laser safety plan originally designed by Rockwell Industries.

Rockwell Laser Industries
Rockwell Laser Industries provides a wide variety of laser safety products and services to Fortune 500 companies, U.S. National Laboratories, laser manufacturers, major hospitals, clinics and surgical centers.  Click here for information concerning on-site laser safety courses.

UIUC Laser Safety Information
This University of Illinois site provides information on laser safety, laser warning signs, and a laser safety tutorial.

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Associations and metal fabrication links

Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International
This association keeps members current concerning metal forming and fabricating trends and technologies.

Metal Finishing Suppliers Association
MFSA represents the interests of suppliers to the surface finishing industry.

Metal Treating Institute
The Metal Treating Institute is the only international trade association representing the corporate heat treating industry. Members include commercial heat-treaters, captive heat-treaters, and suppliers.

National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers
NAAMM is a Chicago-based trade association representing manufacturers of a wide range of metal products used chiefly in commercial and industrial building construction. These products include metal stairs and railings, flagpoles, expanded metal, hollow metal doors and frames, steel and aluminum bar grating and metal lathing and furring.

National Association of Metal Finishers
NAMF is the industry association representing hundreds of independent member surface finishing firms.

Precision Metal Forming Association
PMA members include metal stampers, fabricators, spinners, slide formers and roll formers.

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Laser vendors

Delmar Tip
Industrial laser part supplier stocking quality replacement parts such as nozzles, focus lenses, scanners, tips, etc. for Amada, Bystronic, Cincinnati, Mazak, Mitsubishi, and Trumpf.

II-VI Incorporated
A fully integrated manufacturer of laser optic materials, optics, components, electro-optical products and radiation detection devices from gamma ray to far infrared wavelengths. They have manufacturing facilities in Saxonburg, PA, New Port Richey, FL, Singapore and Suzhou, China.

The BOC Group
This multinational company provides laser assist and lasing gases. Web site also includes a link to request information on laser safety.

Mitsubishi Laser
This is the home page for Mitsubishi Lasers. Good source for information on Mitsubishi's line of LZ and LZP lasers plus information on products like resonators and heads and their link to customer service information.

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Printed resources

Industrial Laser Review: Laser Solutions in Manufacturing. PennWell Publishing Company. Covers industrial laser technology, especially machine tool applications.

Miscellaneous sites

How Stuff Works
An interesting site which offers practical overviews of "How Things Work." Whether you want to know how lasers work or just your coffee maker, this is a site with practical information on a vast array of topics.

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