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CO2 laser recirculation compressors and coolers

  1. Jul 28, 2015 #1
    Does anyone know what the best recirculation compressors are for a high power CO2 laser. I would like a small foot print low flow positive displacement compressor (rotary vane or diaphragm maybe?) that is not an expensive noisy monstrosity for maybe a $100 or so. Also does anyone know of a good cooler unit that takes regular automotive refrigerant or other commonly available refrigerants that is also small and low profile also that is not terribly expensive.

    I have been finding through reading that it will be impossible to achieve a 20 Kw or higher IR laser without recirculation.

    Thank you,
    Ron
     
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  3. Aug 3, 2015 #2
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