Re: secondary coil insulation
Tesla List wrote:
> >From JParisse-at-DDLabs-dot-comTue Aug 6 11:22:14 1996
> Date: Tue, 06 Aug 1996 01:14:10 -0700
> From: "Jeff W. Parisse" <JParisse-at-DDLabs-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: secondary coil insulation
> > Does anyone on the Tesla list know what would be a good high voltage
> > coating for the secondary coil? I,m looking for something that will
> > have low dielectric losses. I was thinking about useing epoxy resin as
> > a coating. Am I barking up the wrong tree?
> I'd suggest Dolph's Black Insulating Varnish (1800V/mil) or Spray-On Red
> Insulating Varnish #601 (2100V/mil). Both provide a durable, semi-gloss
> finish to protect your windings as well as provide some corona
> and zap protection.
> EIS sells it. Let me know where your are located and I'll give you the
> number. Be aware that there are minimums. I had to buy three cases!
Thank you very much for the information, but I think I'll settle for
something a little less extravagant since this is my first coil!