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Re: alternative materials for RSG electrodes?
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "John Morawa" <morawaj-at-interaccess-dot-com>
> I have heard of a reference to using copper bolts (silicon - bronze) for
> RSG electrodes. Other than tungsten has anyone tried or have any
> thoughts on using titanium or monel (nickel - copper)? Mcmaster carr
> sells these individually in a variety of sizes and not too $$$. Of
> these 4 (copper, titanium, tungsten and monel) which sounds best for
> low-medium powered TC's?
> Thanks for any comments,
> John M.
preferences as far as electrode material goes in order of best to worst
tungsten ( 99.9%)
tungsten/thorium ( 98/2 %)
copper ( hardened)
bronze or brass