[TCML] primary voltage
brandonhendershot at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 10:53:43 MST 2010
You would need to have 40' of #6 ground wire to achieve the same
values as 50' of 1/4" refrigeration tubing. And besides all that, I
can't get any of that tubing from any home depot or lowes in Arizona...
On Jan 11, 2010, at 5:58 AM, "Lau, Gary" <Gary.Lau at hp.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure that solid #6 wire is any cheaper than 1/4"
> refrigeration tubing (could be wrong tho), but it will be a lot more
> difficult to work with.
> Regards, Gary Lau
> MA, USA
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>> On Jan 9, 2010, at 12:13 PM, "Dex Dexter" <dexterlabs at dcemail.com>
>>> Bigger the coil bigger the primary and wire dia employed.
>> Based on what you've said here, and what I've been told by DC, Its
>> necessary to have a 0.25" copper tube primary for a fairly small coil
>> (15kV 30mA, 3.5" Sec) to perform optimally, correct? From what I've
>> heard from DC, 6 AWG bare ground wire will do the trick. Sorry to but
>> into the post with my pesky questions.
>> Thanks everyone!
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