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Subject: Ion guns
Date: Jul 15, 08:58 am
Poster: Hector

On Jul 15, 08:58 am, Hector wrote:

I was wondering does anyone know what the beam voltage or current were on the Farnsworth devices.

I saw a previous post that said that the beams would burn through the vacuum chamber.

That had to be some serious currents to do that right?