Tungsten filament

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    Household incandescent lamps use Tungsten filament because of there electrical and mechanical properties.
    Tungsten has strength, ductility and workability, tungsten can readily be formed into the filament coils.

    Courtesy of Gerald Poirier

    Image Details
    Instrument used: Quanta Family
    Magnification: 59x
    Vacuum: -5 torr
    Voltage: 15Kev
    Spot: 3
    Working Distance: 10.8
    Detector: SE

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    1. Cryo Mariena 21 months ago | reply

      Amazing! Never knew a W filament looked like that.

    2. Spectrum Cycles 21 months ago | reply

      Caption must have been written by an engineer. That's no typo, it is a real mistake.

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