Cerium oxide is widely used as a polishing agent for glass mirrors, television tubes
and ophthalmic lenses.
Ieuan Wyn Jones discusses the recycling of television tubes
with CRT director Andre Assman
Old style "fat" television tubes
manufactured at the factory have fallen out of favour with consumers, who are moving towards the modern Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) that are made in Asia.
replacement market for television tubes
and continues to lead the industry in its recycling efforts.
Gemco-SAS designs the manufactures furnaces for the heat treatment of glass and metal and the business has been successful with its design, manufacturing and installation of furnaces to produce new flat screen television tubes
and plasma display.
While the decision by LG to pull out is understandable given the parlous state of the world market in television tubes
, it raises once again the prudence of over-relying on inward investment as a motor for Welsh manufacturing.
Workers have sabotaged many of the last television tubes
to be made at the plant in Mossend.
A main feature of the new store is a $337,000 Suite 12 high-definition television that actually consists of 12, 53-inch big-screen television tubes
And he added that any future development, such as the Chunghwa television tubes
factory in Lanarkshire, coming to Scotland would be able to choose from a variety of sites.
The Freeport plant primarily processes rare earths used in a wide variety of applications including phosphors for color television tubes
, X-ray systems, automotive catalytic converters, and high strength magnets.
Products such as composite cans, metal containers, television tubes
, lightweight glass containers and other developmental products were formerly manufactured onsite.
The company said the price of its television tubes
had slumped 30pc in recent years, while sales had fallen 40pc.