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Re: hydrogen? spark gap
Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "rheidlebaugh by way of Terry Fritz
> Perfect your idea with nitrogen. Hydrogen is the smallest molecule and it
> will pass through steel. any small leak and you have a bomb. Play safe not
> dead. I have a friend with a photo of his tie burned in his scarred neck and
> face when he made a small mistake using hydrogen.
> Robert H
Main problem with hydrogen, other than explosive air-fuel mixes, is
that it burns with a colorless flame and it's easy to get burned if
there's a hydrogen burner running. As for passing through steel, that's
just plain incorrect.