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VACUUM TUBE CLEANING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023145D
Original Publication Date: 1976-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 146K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A method of cleaning vacuum tubes (gauges) having polymer and other materials deposited upon the elements of the vacuum gauges, is disclosed~ The elements of the vacuum tube are cleaned by using a fluid bed, for example at 1000°F, The vacuum tube is placed within a fluid bed, for example hot sands A vacuum tube was placed in a fluid bed for 12 hours, and the elements of the tube were cleaned without destroying the elements inside the tube, This method restores the utility of vacuum gauges and results in extensive economic savings by permitting the re~-use of the gauges

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

VACUUM TUBE CLEANING Proposed Classification
Henry Forest U~S,. CL 134/34

Int', Cl, B08b 3/00

A method of cleaning vacuum tubes (gauges) having polymer
and other materials deposited upon the elements of the
vacuum gauges, is disclosed~ The elements of the vacuum
tube are cleaned by using a fluid bed, for example at
1000°F, The vacuum tube is placed within a fluid bed, for
example hot sands A vacuum tube was placed in a fluid bed
for 12 hours, and the elements of the tube were cleaned
without destroying the elements inside the tube, This
method restores the utility of vacuum gauges and results in
extensive economic savings by permitting the re~-use of the
gauges

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