Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 12:33:25 -0400

Author: Machele Cable

Subject: Re: Cathode ray tubes for demos

Post:

Just wear a lead suit at all times...no problems then. I'm waiting for some
company to start marketing "shield" clothing.

Chele

Jim Kernohan wrote:

> tap-l@listproc.appstate.edu writes:
> >
> >Be careful when you use these old tubes as they can emit x-rays.
>
> UNder waht conditions will they emit x-rays? Should I shorten the length
> of time? lessen the voltage?
>
> How do I easily detect if I'm emiting x-rays?
>
> thanks!
>
> Jim

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