Re: Poly Caps

Just wondering how you connected to the AL foil, did you just wrap 
the ends around something ?


>I made 6 separate caps with 6 X 6 plates of heavy duty aluminum foil.
>Each cap had 24 plates. Dielectric was 2 layers of 4 mil poly.
>The 6 individual units were wired in series to achieved a higher
>voltage rating. It sets in a homemade tank made from plywood with
>a plexiglass inner liner. Took a little over 1.25 gallons of oil.
>The final capacitance was a little over .008 mfd.
>So far it has performed well on my coil at a little over 1.5 KVA.
>Power is 12kv neons.
>I planning a bit more ambitious cap for a winter project.
>I would like to do a .0125 mfd cap with a 30 KVAC rating.
>Lots of work but I have more time than money.
>Mike Hammer
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