Re: Tesla coils & artistic glass
Subject: Re: Tesla coils & artistic glass
From: larryc-at-tau-ceti.isc-br-dot-com (Larry Calvert)
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 94 02:37:10 MDT
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> > My Father-in-law once mentioned that he saw a TV show where a Tesla
> > coil was used to direct an arc through glass leaving an artistic
> > pattern. I have been looking and looking for information on this.
> > Does anybody know about this or have any information?
> I saw the show your father-in-law mentioned. It was called Bill
> Nuy the Science Guy and the featured an artist who used a Tesla coil to
> fuse paint with glass to create exotic art images. The effects were very
> interesting. The system he used generated over 1 million volts and he
> stood some 8-10 feet away.
Thanks for the response.
Do you remember any details? Did he just pour paint on a sheet of glass
and then zap it with the arc from the Tesla coil?
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