Re: polyester resin
Tesla List wrote:
> I used two coats of polyester resin to overcoat the #12 AWG THHN wire
> employed on the secondary of my large system, dubbed LTC. It is
> and cracks easily, and did not *stick* to the clear plastic sheath
> overcoating this type of wire (is this nylon?), but it sure adheres
> well to the eight equally spaced 1.5 inch ABS pipes I used to make the
> form. This coil performed very well in the only test yet conducted
> years ago yielding an 18 foot strike on 10-11 kVa input. It appears
> the use of this resin probably isn't hurting the performance. I am
> eager to try some Behr Super Build 50 on a coil sometime, but I think
> it would also be brittle. A two part coating that is more flexible
> would be nice to find to coat and hold together large open frame
> secondaries. Anyone out there have any suggestions?
Would you mind sharing the rest of your large coil's specs? ie.
secondary and primary width, primary spacing, etc.?
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