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quartz lamp

[′kwȯrts ¦lamp]
(electronics)
A mercury-vapor lamp having a transparent envelope made from quartz instead of glass; quartz resists heat, permitting higher currents, and passes ultraviolet rays that are absorbed by ordinary glass.
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A combination of fast-responding, medium-wave quartz lamps and convection drying evaporate water and solvents and break down the boundary layer resulting in evaporation of the ink solvent.
Fast responding quartz lamps heat up and cool down instantly in response to power control signals.
A lighting system with incandescent or quartz lamps may be costly to operate due to short lamp life or a low efficacy, which is the lumens produced per watt.
Ceramic reflector quartz lamps cost much less than gold reflector lamps and create almost the same amount of reflectivity.
com)-- Anderson Thermal Devices, a manufacturer of infrared shortwave quartz halogen lamps and medium wave quartz lamps, sponsored the March 23rd, 2011 Infrared Applications in the Real World webinar moderated by Process Heating Magazine.
The new coating has 95% of the reflective efficiency of gold, is less expensive, handles higher temperatures and has a longer life than gold coated quartz lamps.