High voltage wire
From: Jim Lux [SMTP:jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net]
Sent: Saturday, April 04, 1998 1:19 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: High voltage wire
> From: Eleanor Flood [SMTP:eflood-at-bellsouth-dot-net]
> Sent: Friday, April 03, 1998 8:54 PM
> To: Tesla List
> Subject: Re: High voltage wire
> > >>Cheap source for high voltage wire?
> > >>Maybe our suggestion?
> > >Regular wire with some non-metalic rubber air hose around it.
> Not rubber air hose. Plastic tubing used for mcro-irrigation for plants.
Hopefully not with the tiny slits for drip irrigation! >
> > You might be OK using clear vinyl tubing for a HV insulator...
> > Yes, vinyl, but this is black, not clear, and seems to work for us.
The stuff is black, which might be because they use carbon black as the
pigment (provides good UV resistance, etc.). Obviously, carbon black is not
something you want in something you hope is an insulator. Stick with the