"machine tool" wire?
Re: H/D ratios & turns
Wed, 16 Apr 1997 01:37:43 GMT
jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-com (Jim Fosse)
Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Mon, 14 Apr 1997 19:51:14 -0700
> Skip Greiner <sgreiner-at-wwnet-dot-com>
> Greiner, Ltd.
>My latest coil is 17.5" in diameter and 24" high. Its predecessor was
>14" in diameter and 30" high. Both were wound with #16 machine tool wire
>at 8 turns per inch. Therefore the first coil had 192 turns and the
>earlier coil has 240 turns. They were purposely made to have the same
>wire length. Hope this helps.
I have got to ask: What is "machine tool" wire? You've
mentioned it in all your posts, but for the life of me, I've no idea
what it is.
BSEE (but not a machinists;)