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RE: [TCML] Brand new 34.5kV 10kVA pig for $300 in PA

I saw a Transformer, maybe it was a special. Anyway it was 67.5 kV to 240 v. 675 kVA......
Herr Schattenmeister> Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 12:48:31 -0700> From: jaholmes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: Re: [TCML] Brand new 34.5kV 10kVA pig for $300 in PA> To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> CC: > > The following datasheet from Cooper makes for interesting reading:> http://www.cooperpower.com/library/pdf/20110.pdf> > Besides implying that they make pole pigs all the way up to 46kV (Yeeeowww!!), it highlights the relationship between the primary voltage and BIL ratings and the size of the pig can (and presumably the internals). There is a very strong correlation; the higher the voltage and particularly the BIL, the larger the can. Doubling the BIL just about doubles the volume of the can!> > Incidentally, said pig finally showed up:> http://silicon-arcana.com/remote_pics/34_5kV_pig/new_pig_full.jpg> > At some point soon, I'll open the can and take a few pics of the guts.> > Cheers,> Aaron, N7OE> > --- On Sat, 5/10/08, David Rieben <drieben@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:> > > From: David Rieben <drieben@xxxxxxxxxxx>> > Subject: Re: [TCML] Brand new 34.5kV 10kVA pig for $300 in PA> > To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>> > Date: Saturday, May 10, 2008, 11:49 AM> > Aaron,> > > > > If you look at the core and coil weights, it's> > pretty> > > clear that much of the 700 lbs is in the oil volume. > > > This, I'm assuming, is because a 34.5kV pig> > requires a> > > lot more clearance between things inside the can.> > > > My 150 kVp, .6 amp x-ray tranformer that I drive that> > big Jacob's ladder with only weighs in the est. 500 to> > 600> > lbs. range (my scales only go to 350 lbs.). I noticed that> > just the dry core/coil assembly of the said pig weighs> > 299 lbs. according to the nomenclature tag. That's> > still a bit more than the average 250 to 275 lbs. for> > an average 10 kVA - core/coil assembly, tank, oil and all!> > _______________________________________________> Tesla mailing list> Tesla@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> http://www.pupman.com/mailman/listinfo/tesla
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