[time-nuts] Visiting a modern crystal factory

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sun Sep 25 10:24:05 EDT 2016


On 09/25/2016 04:00 PM, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:53:04 -0400
> Bob Camp <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:
>> If you dropped in to a crystal manufacturing plant at any point over the next 30 years after that film
>> was made, the styles of dress had changed. The crystal holders had changed. Most of the processes
>> were still the same and some of the gear was still the same ….
> Apropos: I would very much like to visit a modern crystal factory.
> Is there a chance that any of the listening time-nuts have contacts
> to such a plant and would be willing to help in such an endavour?

You are not the only one who would enjoy that.
The closest I've been would be the Besancon crystal lab where the BVA 
was developed originally. However, from that Oscilloquartz kept refining 
the process just as any other vendor with a bit of pride would do.


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