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Tungsten electrodes / wire manufacture

Tungsten electrodes / wire manufacture

Tungsten electrodes / wire manufacture


I am looking for links / advice as to various forms that tungsten may be available as, particularly as malleable wire or rings, or washers.

i wish to experiment with a tungsten ring electrode in a plasma torch using three phase, driven external coils to spin the plasma arc.

tests i have been able carry out with other materials that are readily available as rings/ washers, have lead me to seek a more robust electrode material.

any suggestions please? bluexcell@aol.com


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RE: Tungsten electrodes / wire manufacture

The guys who make lightbulbs use tungten wire.  They draw it they dope it, they twist it into little forms.  They also have lots of knowledge about it's behavior in wire form.  Try GE lighting in cleveland.
A second source might be Handy and Harman in their speciality wire divison out of maryland I believe.

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