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Laser system scores perfect in painting.

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center, at the University of Northern Iowa, has perfected a laser attachment to a spray gun that cuts costs, time and waste. The LaserPaint system determines the best spray gun-to-part distance. When at the optimal gun-to-part distance, two laser beams converge to form a single dot projected onto the part being painted. The system also cues technicians to the correct degree of overlap when painting. The result, says a spokesman, is a "high quality finish with enhanced environmental benefits."
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Title Annotation:TECH TALK
Author:Williams, Robert H.
Publication:National Defense
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1U4IA
Date:Jun 1, 2006
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