[sdiy] Glass Fiber Potentiometer Element

Tom Wiltshire tom at electricdruid.net
Tue Oct 26 13:06:09 CEST 2010


Might they be talking about the shaft rather than the element?

I can see that GRP might be a sensible material for a potentiometer shaft.

T.

On 26 Oct 2010, at 11:54, Graham Atkins wrote:

> No, carbon, ceramic (cermet) or plastic but I'm not aware of glass fibre.
> 
> Maybe a problem with the "chinglish" language.
> 
> Graham
> 
> On 26 Oct 2010, at 11:14, Tom Bugs wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Has anyone heard of using Glass Fiber elements in Pots?
>> 
>> I've been chatting with SongHuei where I get my pots and looking at some 'Master Series' sliders.
>> Initially the online specs stated that the elements would be Conductive Plastic with life cycle of c.300,000, but now by email they've said they'd be Glass Fiber.
>> Google didn't come up with any further info on such elements, so I thought I'd ask at the fountain of knowledge!
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Tom
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