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Vacuum Electronics Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis

With experience performing failure analysis on TWTs, klystrons, tetrodes, CFAs, and vacuum relays, we can identify the cause of your vacuum device reliability issues. Performance Labs LLC personnel have identified the causes of internal and external tube failures such as:

Vacuum Device Failure Analysis

Failed weld and braze joints


Internal contamination


Loss of vacuum integrity


Electrode overheating


External and internal arcing


Short cathode life


Grid emission


Potting failure


Mechanical failure