Re: Glass/poly and more...
From: Malcolm Watts[SMTP:MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz]
Sent: Thursday, September 18, 1997 1:05 AM
Subject: Re: Glass/poly and more...
> From: Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 1997 5:20 AM
> To: Tesla List
> Subject: Re: Glass/poly and more...
> Malcolm Watts wrote:
> > Unfortunately, water dissolves glass slowly which increases the ionic
> > content of the water and makes a less than suitable dielectric.
> > QED?
> Quite!! How fast does glass dissolve in water?
Well not fast enough to allow beer to spill out. I seem to remember
reading somewhere that sodium ions end up in water in contact with
soda glass. Perhaps I'm wrong.