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Re: Potting Diode Strings
Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Lau, Gary by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Why are folks even talking about potting diode strings? Since each diode
> is only rated at 1kV, one doesn't need to take such extreme measures to
> keep 1kV from arcing to the next diode.
> Gary Lau
> MA, USA
Guess the potting might hold the stack together if you assembled it by
just soldering the lead wires directly together. Some heat shrink
tubing would do that quite nicely.