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
The company manufactures glass shells for colour television tubes
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.
Practically all cause extra exposure to radiation: power plants, television tubes
, and radar food irradiators, dental machinery, video display terminals, product scanners, microwave ovens, electronic games, and--most worrisome of all--industry's need to replace every possible human function with an electronic "robot."
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
. One of the hot new items for sale at the store are mobile video setups for travelers.