Running CRTs without implosion protection glass
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Fri Jul 1 14:03:09 CDT 2016
On 2016-07-01 2:46 PM, Ian Finder wrote:
> That was my thought too- color CRTs are where this really mattered- which
> is why I mentioned black and white.
> I am not overly concerned, someone in the IRC channel I'm in asked and I
> thought I'd ping. Even then, in a color CRT without any lead shielding, I'd
> bet the emissions pale in comparison to any kind of real medical X-ray.
Not a very good comparison because one is pointed at your head for
months or years and the latter is momentary.
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 11:43 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> On Jul 1, 2016, at 2:41 PM, Ian Finder <ian.finder at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I know a few list members who have been doing this, after fixing CRT
>>> Was that glass additionally leaded to cut down on X-rays at all? Is
>> there a
>>> risk to that?
>>> These are mostly black and white CRTs.
>> From what I remember, the concerns about X-rays didn't appear until the
>> higher acceleration voltages used in color CRTs. I'm not sure if it's
>> significant even there, unless you're worried about lawyers rather than
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