Date: Mon Sep 17 17:27:37 2007 Back to Contents
Author: Wayne Easterling
Subject: Re: Flame Tube Question
The plastic is heavier then a grocery bag. I would say it is similar to
a heavy duty plastic drop cloth. The mesh is used to make sure the
plastic is not over stressed from the pressure of the gas.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
Behalf Of Andrew Morrison
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2007 7:41 AM
Subject: Re: [tap-l] Flame Tube Question
On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 11:52 -0700, Wayne Easterling wrote:
> The speaker end is sealed with a plastic membrane and backed up with a
> wire mesh for strength.
What kind of plastic membrane works the best? Can I just use a plastic
bag from the grocery store, or should I try something else? I'm not
sure I understand the role of the wire mesh, either.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
Illinois Wesleyan University
From firstname.lastname@example.org Mon Sep 17 17:27:37 2007