[time-nuts] beryllium oxide
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?
Exactly as Al. White, hard ceramic. May be colored, but also allumina
may be pink or violet (see Russian power tubes).
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