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RE: Magnetic quenching.
Original poster: Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-twfpowerelectronics-dot-com>
I would like to plug the local magnet place here :-))) But no relation...
Arrrg!!! The "big boy" 1+ Tesla one is out of stock....
Just get a dozen of these :o)))
They are real cool and three blocks away so if the screw you, I will go
kick on them :o)))
At 09:43 PM 3/9/2004, you wrote:
>I'm sure your idea for the flux return will improve the magnetic quenching.
>That's how Tesla built his. I haven't tried that yet. But I have been
>using magnetic quenched gaps for the past couple years with satisfactory
>My latest version will involve 3/4" tungsten carbide balls for the
>adjustable spark gap terminals and a stack of strong rare earth magnets to
>aid in the quenching. I'm working on an educated hunch that the geometry of
>the spark gap terminal needs to be spherical in order to maximize