Amps w/Window to Glowing Tubes?

J. Forster jfor at QUIK.COM
Sun Jan 1 20:54:02 EST 2006

kd4e wrote:

> Is leaded glass preferred/required for safety?

If you are worried about x-rays, it depends on the HV. Under a few KV, the leaded
glass is probably unnecessary. Over 10 KV or so, there could easily be x-rays. No
matter what, you really don't want to sit with your eyeball glued to the window
because of the IR due to the hot tubes.


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