Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 11:00:29 -0500 (CDT)

Author: Dale Stille

Subject: Re: Cavendish Replacement Wire



Try Tel-Atomic at 1-800-622-2866. The computer cavendish app that they
sell comes with a 5 ft. roll of 25 micrometer tungsten wire. Should do
the trick for you.

Dale Stille
U of Iowa

On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Nils Sorensen wrote:

> Hello,
> Yesterday we managed to snap our last wire to the old Leybold
> Cavendish apparatus. I called Klinger Ed. Products and they said that
> Leybold no longer sells that replacement bronze wire (actually a flat
> ribbon). They only sell a replacement for their newer Cavendish. They
> even said that if you call to order the new Cavendish they will give
> you 20% off because they discontinued these items. Anyway, can
> someone suggest a distributor of ultra fine bronze ribbon. I also
> heard that amorphous metallic ribbon could be used instead. Any ideas
> on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
> Nils