Concise explainer on how lasers clean surfaces

Laser cleaning clips are almost as satisfying as powerwashing clips, but how to they work, especially on uneven surfaces? Via Tech Insider:

P-laser develops and produces industrial laser cleaning equipment. The machines can be used for rust removal and cleaning statues or molds in a production line. They can remove contaminants or buildup without damaging the original material. Laser cleaning works by shooting beams of high-energy light at a corroded surface. The light turns the particles on the surface into gas and dust that's then vacuumed away.

And because there's no such things as too much laser cleaning, here's one of many wonderful compilation videos:

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