Re: laminations, insulation
Tesla List wrote:
> Subscriber: pierson-at-gone.enet.dec-dot-com Mon Feb 10 21:58:06 1997
> Date: Sun, 9 Feb 97 13:09:38 EST
> From: pierson-at-gone.enet.dec-dot-com
> To: mail11:; (-at-teslatech)
> Cc: pierson-at-gone.enet.dec-dot-com
> Subject: laminations, insulation
> >From my long ago training in 'lectrical engineering:
> While, in theory, it is deirable to insulate the laminations, in PRACTICE,
> the voltages driving the 'circulating currents'/eddy currents is small, in
> the driection across the laminations. In PRACTICE, the simple fact that each
> sheet IS separate is sufficient insulation for practical purposes.
> Now this ws manufacturing/design practice based on conentionalish motor
> and transformer designs. It May Be that neon, or stray tesla (lfrf) currents
> require explicit insulation. But i doubt it...
Well one of the other members on the list said it would be a good idea so I guess I'll
go ahead and varnish it. Besides it will look better!