[TCML] Terry filters
Gary.Lau at hp.com
Mon Dec 31 18:32:05 MST 2007
Even if you were running 26KVA continuously, at 14.4kV, the high-side current is only 1.8 Amps, and 12AWG seems way larger than necessary.
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> Yes. Due to high 26 kVA power level we used 12 AWG wire. At 5-10 kVA
> power level a good 16 or 18 AWG PVC covered wire is fine. A bit of
> resistance in using the smaller dia wire is good too as it adds a small
> amount of resistance which further squishes the transients.
> Dr. Resonance
> > DC,
> > I seem to remember you using and air core on the HV going out to Big
> > Bruiser
> > and the rotary. It was like 4"x30" wound with house wire? Is that about
> > right?
> > Thanks,
> > Jim Mora
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