Tungar Bulb (Unknown Mfr.) 
Written by AnubisTTP on 2007-05-28  


A tungar bulb is a simple type of rectifier tube used to generate DC current in car battery chargers and other similar devices. The tube has a lightbulb-style base which connects to a directly heated cathode; the anode connection protrudes from a clay bead at the top of the tube. The heavy silvering and side nipple make the tube rather attractive, despite its primitive construction. Part number is unknown.


Tungar Bulb (Unknown Mfr.)

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