REAL Resistors (fwd)

From: 	Tesla List Owner[SMTP:listown-at-pupman-dot-com]
Sent: 	Thursday, January 08, 1998 9:37 AM
To: 	tesla-at-stic-dot-net
Subject: 	REAL Resistors (fwd)

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Date: Wed, 7 Jan 1998 20:40:17 -0700
From: Terry Fritz <terryf-at-peakpeak-dot-com>
To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
Subject: REAL Resistors

        We use 1000 watt resistors that are about 20 inches long with ~1/2
thick ceramic also around three inches in diameter (from memory).  The 2000
watt range must be reasonably close for yours.


At 10:28 AM 1/7/98 -0600, you wrote:
>From: 	Barton B. Anderson[SMTP:mopar-at-mn.uswest-dot-net]
>Sent: 	Monday, January 05, 1998 9:58 PM
>To: 	Tesla List
>Subject: 	Resistor
>Hi everyone,
>While variac hunting, I came across a power resistor
>today I just couldn't pass up. I'm hoping someone
>might be able to approximate the power capability.
>It's ribbon wound, about 26 inches long, a little over
>3 inches wide, 10 ohm, and weighs in at 11lbs (huge!).
>The ceramic thickness from inner wall to outer wall is
>about an inch. Anyone know an approximate power
>rating? I'm guessing well over 2000W. Thinking of
>using it instead of heater element for my pig.