People often have concerns about the longevity of CRT technology.
Below we provide insight on the questions we hear most often.
Absolutely not. CRT material and process technologies are common to the vacuum tube industry as a whole, which continues to serve many applications across a wide variety of industries:
There are many. The fact is that CRTs use tried-and-true technology that has been in successful application for many decades. That doesn’t mean it’s old; it means it’s a reliable solution. In addition, they’re also:
Yes indeed. For over 65 years our focus has been CRTs. They will continue to be our focus for the foreseeable future. Further evidence of our commitment:
The technologies we use at Thomas Electronics are the same as those used in a variety of high-technology manufacturing processes and industries. For example:
Our Quality Assurance tools are common to today’s high-tech world. Processes such as thin film measurement, optical & laser measurement, and RGA are in place across an array of industries. Other consistencies include:
We’ve been manufacturing products for the electronic display and imaging market since 1948. Over this time, we’ve developed strong, enduring relationships with our suppliers at all levels. We actively maintain those relationships with frequent visits and collaborative interchange of key data.
Class 10,000 Cleanroom
High Vacuum Manufacturing
Process Control Software:
Phosphor Screen Analysis
Brightness & Resolution Testing/Measurement