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discharge tube

[′dis‚chärj ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An evacuated enclosure containing a gas at low pressure, through which current can flow when sufficient voltage is applied between metal electrodes in the tube. Also known as electric-discharge tube.
(mechanical engineering)
A tube through which steam and water are released into a boiler drum.
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When the discharge tube cap is removed, a brief but impressive stream of water may pour out.
Ballasts for discharge tubes and lamps Liquid dielectric transformers (capacity less than 650 KVA) Liquid dielectric transformers (capacity 650-10,000 KVA) Liquid dielectric transformers (capacity more than 10,000 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity less than 1 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity 1-16 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity 16-500 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity more than 500 KVA) The reports help answering the following questions: - What is the current size of the electrical transformer market in the top 5 Asian countries?
The product segments discussed in the data reports include: Ballasts for discharge tubes and lamps Liquid dielectric transformers (capacity less than 650 KVA) Liquid dielectric transformers (capacity 650-10,000 KVA) Liquid dielectric transformers (capacity more than 10,000 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity less than 1 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity 1-16 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity 16-500 KVA) Other electrical transformers (capacity more than 500 KVA)
Vernier's other new sensors are the UV-VIS Spectrophotometer, which is a portable ultraviolet and visible light spectrophotometer; the Emissions Spectrometer, which allows students to instantly collect emissions spectra from light bulbs, gas discharge tubes, or the sun, and analyze the data on their computer of LabQuest device; the PAR Sensor, which measures photosynthetic light levels in both air and water; and the Potassium Ion-Selective Electrode, which is used to measure the concentration of potassium ions in aqueous solutions.
Overvoltage devices: Gas Discharge Tubes (GDTs), Polymer ESD (PESD) and Silicon ESD (SESD) protection devices
Expanded to include in-depth information on several new product lines, the catalog presents technical specifications and application information on PolySwitch resettable devices, PolyZen devices, 2Pro devices, polymer ESD (PESD) and silicon ESD (SESD) protection devices, chip fuses and gas discharge tubes.
With Bourns' more than 30 years experience in this market, the company is uniquely positioned with our internal production of components such as gas discharge tubes, thyristors, PTC thermistors and the newly-acquired transient blocking units, which together form the very heart of modern telecom protection.
Technologies offered by Littelfuse include Fuses; Gas Discharge Tubes (GDTs); Positive Temperature Coefficient Devices (PTCs); Protection Relays; PulseGuard[R] ESD Suppressors; SIDACtor[R] Devices; Silicon Protection Arrays (SPA[TM]); Switching Thyristors; TVS Diodes and Varistors.