Re: Stacking Variacs - shaft material
Are you sure about this.? I have a 25 amp variac I am repairing, and that
has a brass center rod. I can't imagine they would have used brass where
steel would have done just as well. I could be wrong of course.
> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Stacking Variacs - shaft material
> Date: 09 February 2000 00:19
> Original Poster: Adam <adamsmith-at-mediaone-dot-net>
> on 2/8/2000 1:45 PM, Tesla List at tesla-at-pupman-dot-com wrote:
> > Original Poster: Eric Leighton <ELeighton-at-portdiscovery-dot-org>
> > I want to stack the two 10A variacs I have, and want to know what
> > the shared shaft has to be. The original shaft is 3/8" aluminum, and I
> > some 3/8" stainless tubing that I think will work, as long as it
> > have to be aluminum. I figured that plain old (magnetic) steel might
> > so good for a shaft that goes through the core, no?
> It doesn't matter what material you use, as long as it's the right outer
> diameter, and it's strong enough. The home depot near me sells 3-foot
> steel rods, just for reference.