Western Electric 300B tube update


Since launching pre-order service Western Electric 300B tube they've spent an extraordinary amount of time and effort on the more than sixty components and thirty unique processes required to produce the original 300B—all this for the continuation of decades-old, quality manufacturing practices instituted by Western Electric... 

Focuses

- Tubulation and stem assembly
- In-house glass flaring and forming station
- Proved 18 megohm, semi-conductor grade deionized water
- Calibrated test systems to NIST standards
- Completed audits of all certificates of analysis on materials and components 
- Final upgrades to turbo-molecular vacuum system
- Finished prove-in of filament coating system

In the following update, you’ll see firsthand some of the steps during live production, straight from the floor of the Rossville Works.