Re: Brass or steel spheres (Oudin terminal)
I stock them in the 1 inch size. We can also get 1 1/4 and 1 1/2 inch
sizes, but we have to buy in quantities of 24 pcs or more so we usually just
stock the 1 inch size.
From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
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Date: Saturday, February 19, 2000 7:08 PM
Subject: Brass or steel spheres (Oudin terminal)
>Original Poster: "peterB" <zardoz-at-albany-dot-net>
>I have a perticular application that needs solid (or hollow) brass or
>steel balls for a terminal on a small coil.
>The small float balls will not work. The maximum diameter is 1 1/4"
>that is the exact size I need.)
>I have tried McMaster Carr, but they only have smaller sizes available.
>They have the correct size in bronze, if this would work. I do not know
>the electrical properties of bronze, would it be a good conductor, and
>as the terminal on a small Oudin resonator?
>Any other sources of odd/hard to find materials similar to McMaster that I