The following tests were done by some Tektronix employees who wanted to see what would happen in the worst case of a CRT implosion. They were filmed in high speed to be able to better understand the results.

These tests are not standard testing conducted by Tektronix and do not meet any applicable regulations including U.L. Standards.

All liabilities are disclaimed.


For additional information, this Ball Impact Testing of Glass: Regarding Assessment of Glass Strength document from Corning Inc. provides an overview of testing which includes CRTs. Click on the image to view the PDF.