If you’ve always wondered how fluorescent tubes were made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.

A fluorescent lamp is a gas-discharge lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapor in argon or neon gas, resulting in a plasma that produces short-wave ultraviolet light. This light then causes a phosphor to fluoresce, producing visible light

[via Wikipedia]

If you’ve always wondered how fluorescent tubes were made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.

A fluorescent lamp is a gas-discharge lamp that uses electricity to excite mercury vapor in argon or neon gas, resulting in a plasma that produces short-wave ultraviolet light. This light then causes a phosphor to fluoresce, producing visible light

[via Wikipedia]