Glycerine as a cap dielectric?

From:  Laser39646 [SMTP:Laser39646-at-aol-dot-com]
Sent:  Friday, April 17, 1998 4:33 PM
To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
Subject:  Re: Glycerine as a cap dielectric?

>From:  Matthew Mills [SMTP:mattmills-at-mindless-dot-com]
>Sent:  Thursday, April 16, 1998 3:35 PM
>To:  Tesla List
>Subject:  Glycerine as a cap dielectric?

>Hi I was just thinking....(Woah Dangerous!!!) and have heard that
>glycerine makes a good dielectric as its dielectric constant is about
>60, would this be any good for caps? or does it have extremely high loss

    I'm not sure on the dielectric properties of glycerin. But i'm pretty sure
its not a cheap material. I bought a small about lets say 6oz for $3-$4. It
was a pharmacey quality.  


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