To: tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com (Nikola Tesla (Chip Atkinson))
Subject: Re: transformers...
From: "SROYS" <SROYS-at-radiology.ab.umd.edu>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 1994 14:53:49 EDT
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> Methinks something was not happening as expected. 60
> (real) amps (or 60 out of phase amps) would trip the breaker REAL
I was only drawing an arc for a second or two, and one electrician I
spoke with (my brother-in-law) said that depending on the type of
breakers you have, they could take up to a few seconds to trip, even
with that kind of current draw. I recently got a current transformer that
I'm going to use to re-check this value, but I haven't had the chance to
> Re: DC coil...What was used for current limiting?
He was using a bunch of microwave oven transformer secondaries in
series on the high-voltage side of things as inductors to limit the
Steven Roys (sroys-at-radiology.ab.umd.edu)