Cylindrical Filament

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2-3-210

A filament (usually of multi-vee formation) in the form of a hollow circular cylinder generated around the axis of the lamp.

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Note: The filament may be fully closed in plan, or may embrace an arc of less than 360 degrees.

The English term "Cylindrical filament" is usually limited to the case of a closed cylinder.

Otherwise, the English term used is "Bunch filament" (2-3-220).




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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