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Re: Has this been tried?
Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
They are probably just great for this application... If they're sort of waxy
and soft, they're UHMW polyethylene (that's Ultra High Molecular Weight)...
UHMW is the "poor mans's teflon", a great dielectric.
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Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2003 7:17 PM
Subject: Has this been tried?
> Original poster: "Christopher \"CajunCoiler\" Mayeux by way of Terry Fritz
> While at the local Wal-Mart, I noticed a variety
> of white plastic cutting boards for cheap, and I
> pondered if anyone has tested these for thier
> insulative properties against high voltage. It's
> a hard plastic, and would probably make a good
> perf board for an MMC or a "Terry Filter" if it
> were suitable. Has anyone tried these yet?