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Can PVC be laser cut?

PVC (polyvinyl chloride), when heated, releases chlorine gas. This gas is toxic, poses a health risk, and is very corrosive and harmful to your laser.
Title: Can PVC be laser cut?
Description: Why laser cutting is not a good choice for PVC
Published: 1/27/2012
Last Edited: 1/4/2023
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