[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?

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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