Re: The manufacture of capacitors
Tesla List wrote:
> >From MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz Tue Dec 10 15:41:07 1996
> Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 11:32:39 +1200
> From: Malcolm Watts <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: The manufacture of capacitors
> Hi Ed,
> I presume 30kV is the peak rating?
> > Re: Oil dielectric capacitors
> > Why not go the whole way and eliminate the solid dielectric
> > material between the plates? I have an article in an old (circa
> > 1921) QST describing an 0.01 mfd, 30 kV capacitor using only oil
> > as the dielectric. Quite a construction job to get the plates
> > flat enough to avoid excessive average spacing, but genuinelyh
> > genuinely indestructable!!!!!! By the way, this one worked at
> > the "special" wavelength of 350 meters, or about 857 kHz, so the
> > inductance must have been pretty small.
> What is the spacing between plates, and how many and what size for
> that capacitance?
What kind of oil did they use?
What is the plate material?
What is the plate thickness?
What is the plate spacing?
What is the plate size, dementions, area?
What holes the plates together or inplace?