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Subject: Re: Vacuum Tube Filaments
Date: Nov 10, 1:02 am
Poster: Dave Cooper

On Nov 10, 1:02 am, Dave Cooper wrote:

I would appreciate knowing what filament materials and shapes you can produce. My company makes E beam tubes and I need some new materials for experimental tube designs.

And I think you have something there about the filaments.. depends on the temperature though... as to whether significant oxidation occurs. But tungsten... seems to be adversely affected operating in too high a pressure.

Dave Cooper.