Re: fixing a transformer
It works good, I managed to short three of mine wired
in series and I fixed them all like that. I started
them out at 250 degrees (F) and I think they ended up
on 400 degrees in a couple hours.
--- Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
> Original Poster: "Andy Cleary"
> I recently was given a very nice neon sign
> transformer (15kv 30ma) for
> first coil, the only problem being that it is
> partially broken. I do not
> want to buy a new transformer, because they are
> quite expensive and I am
> sure that I'd break it. I have read of a way to fix
> this kind of
> transformer by placing it in the oven to reheat the
> potting material which
> would remove the carbon traces. How good is this
> technique? If it is good,
> what should the setting of the oven (conventional I
> assume) be on, how long
> would it take, etc.? Thank you very much,
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