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James W Thomas, Mitchell R Wool: Color sensing for laser decoating. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, December 15, 2009: US07633033 (30 worldwide citation)

A coating removal apparatus utilizing a common optics path to provide laser pulses to a coated surface and to direct a light illumination reflected from the coated surface to a photosensitive detector and analyzer. The apparatus is an integrated device including a laser source, a beam splitter, scan ...


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Mitchell R Wool, James W Thomas: Rotary scanning laser head with coaxial refractive optics. General Lasertronics, George M Steres, March 7, 2006: US07009141 (19 worldwide citation)

A rotary refractive laser scanner head uses two sets of lenses and prisms aligned along a common optical axis. Each prism is paired with one of the lenses. The lens-prism pairs are separately mounted rotatable on a common axis coaxial with the optical axis. A motor drives two gear sets. Each gear se ...


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James W Thomas, Mitchell R Wool: Color sensing for laser decoating. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, October 4, 2011: US08030594 (10 worldwide citation)

A coating removal apparatus utilizing a common optics path to provide laser pulses to a coated surface and to direct a light illumination reflected from the coated surface to a photosensitive detector and analyzer. The apparatus is an integrated device including a laser source, a beam splitter, scan ...


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James W Thomas, Mitchell R Wool: Color sensing for laser decoating. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, September 21, 2010: US07800014 (9 worldwide citation)

A coating removal apparatus utilizing a common optics path to provide laser pulses and light illumination to a coated surface. Reflected light resulting from the light illumination impinging the coated surface is directed to a photosensitive detector and analyzer. The reflected light is either sense ...


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James W Thomas, Robert L Cargill, Mitchell R Wool: Methods for stripping and modifying surfaces with laser-induced ablation. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, September 17, 2013: US08536483 (5 worldwide citation)

A coating removal apparatus removes a coating from a surface. The apparatus has a movable scanning head and scanning optics. The scanning head is movable in one dimension, and the scanning optics adjust in two dimensions to compensate for movement of the scanning head to implement long range scannin ...


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James W Thomas, Ray Noel, Mitchell R Wool: Coating ablating apparatus with coating removal detection. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, October 30, 2018: US10112257

A laser-based coating removal apparatus to remove a coating from a surface without damaging the surface. The apparatus comprises a laser source to provide a laser light, a routing element coupled to the laser source and configured to direct the laser light onto a target region of the surface thereby ...


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James W Thomas, Mitchell R Wool, Robert L Cargill: Laser ablation for the environmentally beneficial removal of surface coatings. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, February 20, 2018: US09895771

A laser-based method of removing a coating from a surface comprises directing a laser pulse to a first position on the surface, removing the coating from the first position by rapidly elevating a surface temperature of the first position using the laser pulse and thereby disassociating the coating f ...


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James W Thomas, Mitchell R Wool: Color sensing for laser decoating. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, June 28, 2016: US09375807

A coating removal apparatus utilizing a common optics path to provide laser pulses to a coated surface and to direct a light illumination reflected from the coated surface to a photosensitive detector and analyzer. The apparatus is an integrated device including a laser source, a beam splitter, scan ...


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James W Thomas, Robert L Cargill, Mitchell R Wool: Methods for stripping and modifying surfaces with laser-induced ablation. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, June 21, 2016: US09370842

A coating removal apparatus removes a coating from a surface. The apparatus has a movable scanning head and scanning optics. The scanning head is movable in one dimension, and the scanning optics adjust in two dimensions to compensate for movement of the scanning head to implement long range scannin ...


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James W Thomas, Mitchell R Wool: Color sensing for laser decoating. General Lasertronics Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, September 18, 2012: US08269135

A coating removal apparatus utilizing a common optics path to provide laser pulses to a coated surface and to direct a light illumination reflected from the coated surface to a photosensitive detector and analyzer. The apparatus is an integrated device including a laser source, a beam splitter, scan ...