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Re: coil discharge color
Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
Not exactly a tesla coil, but a resonance transformer. The secondary was a
series of flat windings stacked on a iron core.
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz
> Hi Mark
> The secondary system of a tesla coil can store enough energy to produce a
> 1000 ampere discharge, but the time duration of such a pulse would be
> extremely short. I remember reading about a General Electric x-ray unit
> powered by a tesla coil with a steady output of 1000,000V/30MA. The resonant
> frequency was 120 Hz. The entire outfit was contained in a steel tank filled
> with gas under high pressure. The primary system was supplied with over
> 200,000 watts and was cooled by flowing water.
> Godfrey Loudner