Table testing Hades

For what seems like forever now, I’ve been working on developing a DCG process for myself that I could use when making white-light copies of my silver masters.

After some inconsistent results I stripped the table top of all components and set up an interferometer to see how stable the table was.

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New laser in da house

As I mentioned back in this post, I’ve gone green.

The laser arrived today and I’ve been testing it all afternoon by terrorizing cats (not really) and airplanes (not really).

Coherent 315m

The laser is an OEM unit that’s been customized by one of the true laser geeks from Photon Lexicon.

It’s got a custom controller that allows the output power to be set from 0-100+mW although I likely won’t be pushing it that hard.

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Minas Tirith

I’ve been working on a commission from a co-worker for a bit now and the last few days have been spent doing tests (I generally manage to get one in a day during the week) of new bleaches and color swelling.

[originally posted Apr 6, 2005]

[edited Apr 8 to add green version]

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Want a photopolymer that works?

Over the weekend I had the time to start testing the latest batch of photopolymer from Polygrama and I have to tell you that it was a pleasure to work with. But let me back up a bit and take you to the beginning of the testing session.

[first posted Tuesday, March 15. 2005]
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