[TCML] charging reactors
resonance at wildblue.net
Sun Mar 1 19:10:19 MST 2009
The inductors I have are rated at 1.5 Amps, 20 kV.
On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 4:28 PM, bartb <bartb at classictesla.com> wrote:
> jimlux wrote:
>> Exactly... Maybe I need to call up companies that sell cores. Winding
>> wire on a bobbin is something I'm willing to do.
> If you run into design issues, you can series smaller inductors for the L
> you need. Each charging choke can be built of a series of smaller inductors
> dividing the voltage between them and adding the inductance.
> There are companies that specialize in hv charging mods (flash lamps for
> lasers and other applications in charge pump configurations). But the price
> is beyond hobby funds I expect. 20 years ago, I worked for a company that
> used 3kV 1.5uF CSI hv pulse caps (40 caps per bank and each cap was big)
> running at 120 pps. The electronics used 10 charging inductor modules. These
> were open frame modules (2"H x 4"W x 6"L) and I believe something purchased
> off the shelf. Each charging inductor module was built of a series of
> smaller inductors mounted on a pcb (similar to SMPS topology I guess). So
> anyway, smaller inductors "may" be easier design the voltage, current, and
> inductance your looking for. The voltage will divide and maybe get the
> voltage down into reasonable territory.
> Food for thought.
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