[time-nuts] beryllium oxide

Marco IK1ODO ik1odo at spin-it.com
Fri Jan 16 14:46:26 EST 2009


At 20.41 16/01/2009, you wrote:
>Since we're on the subject, what does BeO typically look like when 
>it's used as a washer, heatsink, etc.  I ask because I tend to keep 
>everything and I modify things all the time.  Is there any way 
>besides being painted that it could pass as Al?
>
>-Dave

Exactly as Al. White, hard ceramic. May be colored, but also allumina 
may be pink or violet (see Russian power tubes).

Marco IK1ODO





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