[TCML] pig Jacobs
dfb25 at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 26 22:28:50 MST 2007
Yea, 50+ amps is high for a JL , but, if ya wanna see the big , thick plasma ( ? ) , ya gots too :-)
Oh, if the element fails , this would be an 'open' circuit , woulnt it ?? it would just turn off ?
Keep 'em sparkin' !!! , dave
> Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 20:26:24 -0800> From: bartb at classictesla.com> To: tesla at pupman.com> Subject: Re: [TCML] pig Jacobs> CC: > > Hi David,> > Well, 50A is pretty high for a simple jacobs ladder. Putting the element > in a cool bath is a good idea. The pig isn't what will fry. In the worst > case scenario, the element will fail and remove the primary limiting > device. In that case, the only limiting is the arc impedance itself. You > would recognize this by a big change in the arc (brighter, hotter, > faster). The breaker may not trip, so if you recognize any change, shut > down the pig yourself.> > Take care,> Bart>
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