What is a IGNITRON ?
Asked by truth exposed, 11 Mar '13 02:23 pm
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An ignitron is a type of gas-filled tube used as a controlled rectifier . Invented by Joseph Slepian while employed by Westinghouse, Westinghouse was the original manufacturer and owned trademark rights to the name "Ignitron". Ignitrons are closely related to mercury-arc valves but differ in the way the arc is ignited.Answered by LIPSIKA, 11 Mar '13 02:27 pm
To convert alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC).Answered by jameel ahmed, 11 Mar '13 04:19 pm
An ignitron is a type of controlled rectifier dating from the 1930s. Invented by Joseph Slepian while employed by WestinghouseAnswered by iqbal seth, 11 Mar '13 02:24 pm