Re: AMIDON toroids?? (fwd)

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Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 11:23:22 -0700 (PDT)
From: bkm-at-jps-dot-net
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re:  AMIDON toroids?? (fwd)

That's why I use the #33 rods.  I thought about using toroids, but you end
up with the ends of the windings to close to each other.  For the rods, I
dip them a couple times in the liquid vinyl used to coat tool handles to
insulate the core, wind the coil, then dip them again several times.

Bruce Martin

At 09:25 PM 4/25/1998 -0600, you wrote:
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>Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 18:05:19 -0700 (PDT)
>From: "Edward V. Phillips" <ed-at-alumni.caltech.edu>
>To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: Re:  AMIDON toroids?? (fwd)
>	These would all be absolutely worthless as cores for chokes
>for NST protection (in my opinion, by the way, chokes are more a
>liability than an asset in this application).  Core area iw
>is way, way too small to support the voltages involved, and
>besides I don't know of any way to wind a toroid so that it
>will have the several thousand volts insulation which is required.