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Re: Tesla's enjoyment of ozone.
Original poster: "robert heidlebaugh by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <rheidlebaugh-at-desertgate-dot-com>
Dave: I use both short and long wave UV lamps 30 and 40 watt filtered and un
filtered and none produce ozone like a glass ozone generator with 10Kv
powering it. I use ozone in chemical reactions to produce precious metals
and I nead large quantities not just a sniff off a 15" bulb.
> From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2002 16:05:24 -0600
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Tesla's enjoyment of ozone.
> Resent-From: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Resent-Date: Sun, 6 Oct 2002 16:12:51 -0600
> Original poster: "David Speck by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> You might get short wave UV from N2, but Hg is a lot more efficient at
> making it. I have a short wave UV germicidal lamp, fits into a 15"
> fluorescent housing, which I used to erase EPROMs once upon a time. I
> know that long wave UV would work, but This tube was about $2.00 on the
> surplus market, and would erase the chips quickly. It would produce
> copious amounts of ozone in operation. I used to run it in a different
> room when I would erase chips, and the room would smell strongly of O3
> after a 10 minute bleach cycle.
> I thought that atmospheric O3 came from the direct action of solar UV
> upon atmospheric O2. I'm not sure that N2 has any role in the reaction.
> Tesla list wrote:
>> Original poster: "robert heidlebaugh by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <rheidlebaugh-at-desertgate-dot-com>
>> Dave: My experience with OZONE generation is to pass high voltage through a
>> glass tube as air washes the arc. No I dont mean an arc within a glass tube.
>> I use a conductor coil inside a 1" glass tube and a conductor coil on the
>> outside of the glass tube with air or ox passing through the tube. This
>> produces large amounts of ozone and has a blue glow. No mercury, just N2 to
>> produce short wave UV as it dose in our blue sky excited by the sun.
>> Robert H
>>> From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>>> Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2002 17:08:21 -0600
>>> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>>> Subject: Re: Tesla's enjoyment of ozone.
>>> Resent-From: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>>> Resent-Date: Sat, 5 Oct 2002 17:26:30 -0600
>>> Original poster: "David Speck by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
>>> The tube is most likely a short wave UV mercury arc discharge tube.
>>> Mercury has strong emission lines in the UV and they will produce ozone
>>> by ionizing atmospheric O2
>>>> Anyone got an idea what
>>>> gas might give this blue color?