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Re: Liquid properties
Original poster: Bert Hickman <bert.hickman-at-aquila-dot-net>
Because water has such a high heat capacity, you might simply use
individual copper pipes filled with water and not even worry about forcing
circulation. This approach, in conjunction with a blower, was used
effectively by at least one coiler to my knowledge on a low power system.
-- Bert --
Tesla list wrote:
>Original poster: Mddeming-at-aol-dot-com
>In a message dated 3/10/04 9:17:35 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>Original poster: "Luke" <Bluu-at-cox-dot-net>
>What I was thinking of is to make a single gap (parallel pipe type) with
>a cooling fluid like ice water circulating inside the pipes. This would
>be an attempt to keep the electrodes from heating up at all. That would
>eliminate that heat from interfering with the quenching of the gap. Air
>could be directed right into the gap area to take care of removing warm
>air from the area and any excess electrons or ions.
>Any one have any thoughts on this?
>I am seriously considering giving it a go. Or is this barking way up
>the wrong tree?
>The problem with ice water is that it quickly becomes conductive through
>mineralization. You may suddenly find the inside of your pump "floating"
>at 10 kV.