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Re: Cutting torroidal cores
Original poster: "Mark Broker by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <mbroker-at-thegeekgroup-dot-org>
As opposed to cutting the core twice with a saw, a machine shop would likely
prefer to machine the slot using a 1/2" cutter in mill. I would imagine
make fairly quick work of it, too.
Chief Engineer, The Geek Group
1/18/2003 6:55:14 PM, "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> wrote:
>Original poster: "Ben McMillen by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Does anyone have any suggestions on how I might go about
>cutting a 1/2" wide slot in a torridal core? (the kind that
>you find in variacs) I need to cut a slot all the way
>through to make a "c" core so that a metal disc can pass
>between the poles. The cores are made from soft iron strap
>that's been coiled. They've also got plastic formers around
>the inside and outside. I've heard mention that they tend
>to come apart when cut... Is there any way to prevent this?
>I've got access to a really good machine shop..
>Thanks for any help!
>Coiling In Pittsburgh