[TCML] New Coil Questions
yurtle_t at yahoo.com
Wed May 27 17:14:43 MDT 2009
Just be aware that if you use your variac to feed the pig/welder combo way less than 240 volts, the fan that cools the welder will be starved, and may not do much to cool it. You may need to feed it separately.
--- On Wed, 5/27/09, BunnyKiller <bunnikillr at cox.net> wrote:
> From: BunnyKiller <bunnikillr at cox.net>
> Subject: Re: [TCML] New Coil Questions
> To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla at pupman.com>
> Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 5:31 PM
> Hey Tyler...
> >7) Can I wire an arc welder in series with my
> outlet leads to current limit? I would think so, but
> again, it doesn't hurt to ask.
> >Yes but make sure the welder is capable of handling 60+
> amps on the primary side of the welders transformer and be
> careful of the "Duty Cycle" of the welder at full capacity.
> The duty cycle will limit your run times of the coil
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