Re: Capacitor check (fwd)

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Date: Fri, 24 Apr 1998 10:06:11 +0100
From: Vivian <V.C.Watts-at-btinternet-dot-com>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Capacitor check (fwd)

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From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Date: 24 April 1998 02:00
Subject: Re: Capacitor check (fwd)

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>> Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 14:48:27 MYT
>> From: Sulaiman Abdullah <sulabd-at-hotmail-dot-com>
>> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>> Subject: Capacitor check
>> Hello all,
>> I'm about to assemble my flat-plate capacitor, almost all materials
>> ready and waiting for your feedback!
>> My main question is regarding tracking-length;
>> I designed the capacitor (PE and Aluminium) to have 1" space to
>> the 'edges' and 2" to the 'ends'.
>If it's good enough to have 2" to the ends, why not the sides?
I'm sure you know why Malcolm, its because the path from one plate to its
opponent at the ends just has to travel between the insulating plates.
Where as on the sides it has to travel out, leap around the sides, then back
in again.

Viv Watts UK