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Electron Tube

NSN: 5960-00-107-7585 | Model: 6SA7
ITAR Registered seal

An inclosure, including two or more electrodes, in which a flow of electrons may occur through a vacuum or a contained gas. The electronic conduction takes place either by means of electrons emitted from a cathode or by ionization of the contained gas. Includes phototubes (photoemissive type only), geiger-mueller tubes, traveling wave tubes, cathode ray tubes and microwave tubes (klystron, magnetron, or the like). Excludes items whose primary purpose is to produce light energy. Also excludes photoelectric cell; and semiconductor device (as modified).

NSN Properties and Flags
NATO Stock Number
Yes - ITAR Controlled (Code F)
Tube Type
Special Features
Envelope material: metal
Nondefinitive Specification/std Data
6sa7 type

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The last inventory check on this NSN was done on 10/13/2021. Due to rapid changes in inventory this may not be the current stock qty.

  • New Surplus: 1

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NSN 5960-00-107-7585 Datasheet

Supply Class (FSC):
Electron Tubes And Associated Hardware
Cross Reference:
  • 6SA7
  • MILE1
  • DF3884
  • DMS 80034B
  • 6SA7
  • 6SA7
Cage Codes:
  • Military Specifications (CAGE 81349)
  • States Electronics Corp (CAGE 71053)
  • Dla Land and Maritime (CAGE 16236)
  • Rca Corp (CAGE 54590)
  • Lockheed Martin Corp (CAGE 49671)
  • 5960-00-107-7585 replaces 5960-00-556-1285
Schedule B & Trade:
  • Schedule B: 8540890020 (NAICS 334419)

    Gas and vapor electron tubes, nesoi

  • SITC: 77627

    Electronic valves and tubes, n.E.S.

  • End Use: 21400

    Telecommunications equipment


Y - Indicates information is in the hazardous materials information resource system (hmirs).


U - Precious metal content is unknown


- The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.

Freight Information:
  • NMFC:

    063476 - Tubes noi

  • TCC:

    4 - Radioactive material (no label required)

  • WCC:

    724 - Radio tubes, packed separately

  • SHC:

    9 - Other or no special handling required (sh)

  • ADC:

    A - Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.

  • ACC:

    H - Instruments/equipment/supplies for radio, communications, electrical, laboratory, etc. (includes signal corps)

  • LTL:

    W - Rating variable

  • LCL:

    Z - No rating

NSN Management Codes:
  • SOS
  • AAC
  • Quantity per pack
  • Unit of Measure
  • Shelf Life
  • Classification Control
  • Repariability
    This is a nonreparable item. if condemned or economically unserviceable, then dispose at the level authorized replace the item.

Questions & Answers:

What are the historical prices recorded for this stock number?
Historical data shows pricing from $62.17 to $103.61..
Does NSN 5960-00-107-7585 have a shelf life?
No. There is no shelf life applicable for this NSN.
What NATO entities are users of this NSN?
Department Of The Army, Department Of The Air Force, U.s. Marine Corps, Department Of The Navy, U.s. Coast Guard, Bureau Of Engraving and Printing, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.s. Information, Austria, Brazil, Spain, Canada, Republic Of Korea, Portugal, Greece, and Turkey
What is the NIIN of NSN 5960-00-107-7585?
001077585 or 00-107-7585
Does NSN 5960-00-107-7585 require demilitarization?
Yes - ITAR Controlled
What is the most recent solicitation for NSN 5960-00-107-7585?
No solicitations for this NSN.
When was this national stock number assigned to the federal catalog?
Jan 01, 1963

Material Safety



Routes of entry: inhalation: no skin: yes ingestion: no
reports of carcinogenicity: ntp: no iarc: no osha: no
health hazards acute and chronic: electron tubes operate at high
temperatures and may cause skin burns.

explanation of carcinogenicity: there are no ingredients above 0.1%
which are identified as carcinogens by ntp,iarc or osha.

effects of overexposure: skin: thermal burns.

medical cond aggravated by exposure: none specified by manufacturer.

First Aid

First aid: no emergency care is anticipated.

Chemical Properties

Hcc: a2
solubility in water: insoluble
appearance and odor: sealed glass tube,no odor.


Stability indicator/materials to avoid: yes
none specified by manufacturer.

stability condition to avoid: none specified by manufacturer.

hazardous decomposition products: none specified by manufacturer.

Proper Disposal

Waste disposal methods: dispose of in accordance with federal,state and
local regulations.

disclaimer (provided with this information by the compiling agencies):
this information is formulated for use by elements of the department
of defense. the united states of america in no manner whatsoever,
expressly or implied, warrants this information to be accurate and
disclaims all liability for its use. any person utilizing this
document should seek competent professional advice to verify and
assume responsibility for the suitability of this information to their
particular situation.

Ingredients List

Ingred name: rhenium 187 (composes 2% of the heater wire filament)
other rec limits: none recommended

ingred name: tungsten (ingredients 2 & 3 comprise the balance of the
composition of the heater filament wire).

cas: 7440-33-7
rtecs #: yo7175000
other rec limits: none recommended
osha pel: 5 mg/m3
acgih tlv: 5 mg/m3

ingred name: rhenium 185 (not radioactive-ingred 2+ 3 comprise the
balance of the heater filament wire)
other rec limits: none recommended