Re: coil power switch (fwd)
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Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 07:31:37 -0800 (PST)
From: Christopher Stone <stone-at-etak-dot-com>
Subject: Re: coil power switch (fwd)
> Chris, I'm still in process of building my coil, but I'm mounting all the goodies
> (variac, input fuses, power switch, e-stop, Vrms meter, current meter, etc...) in
> a steel cabinet away from "zap = oops" possiblities. I personally would rather
> have a strike controlled than hope for no strike. A steel case is a bit
> overboard, but I picked it up a few weeks ago as scrap and decided to use it
> since it is a very nice case and should do the strike controlling I'm looking
> for. I'm planning on mouting rollers on it to move it far enough away from danger
> during operation.
> Just a thought on what I'm doing.
Are you going to ground the steel case to the house ground (through the
power cable to the wall outlet)? Your project is much bigger than mine
but I really don't like the idea of having the controls on the coil
itself, I think the remote power box is a good idea.