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Green laser

  1. Aug 27, 2007 #1
    Is it possible to burn anything with a 5 mW green laser?
     
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  3. Aug 27, 2007 #2

    mgb_phys

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    Your eyes!
    Other than that, no not really you might melt very thin black plastic garbage bags eventually if the spot is small enough.
    Please be careful 5mW green are sold as laser pointers but they are dangerous.
     
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