[TCML] Tesla Coil
jimlux at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 29 09:56:54 MST 2011
On 12/29/11 4:45 AM, Bumba Lodh wrote:
> Hi,I built a TESLA COIL with 5kv 30ma nst.Primary coil made with 4mm
> copper tube with 10 turns secondary made with 2inch PVC pipe.Winding
> height 10.2inch(0.315mm enameled copper wire used) also made Capacitor
> bank with 2kv 0.15uF polyester film capacitor.
polyester capacitors might have too much loss. Generally, polypropylene
dielectric is preferred for TC use.
Are the capacitors failing because of overvoltage or from overheating?
How many do you have in series? Do you have a capacitor model #?
But the problem is my
> Capacitor burnt several times but the coil works with LEYDEN JAR
> capacitor.Why the capacitor burning??????
What do your Leyden jar caps look like? What is their capacitance (if
> Please Help Me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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