Re: Insulation

From: 	David Huffman[SMTP:huffman-at-FNAL.GOV]
Sent: 	Friday, August 01, 1997 8:27 AM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: Insulation

With the toroid in place use the small sphere as the breakout point
for sparks.
The field shape will do more than insulation could ever hope to do.
dave h

> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
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> Subject: Re: Insulation
> Date: Friday, August 01, 1997 6:28 AM
> From: 	Jeff W. Parisse[SMTP:jparisse-at-ddlabs-dot-com]
> Sent: 	Friday, August 01, 1997 12:40 AM
> To: 	'Tesla List'
> Subject: 	RE: Insulation
> Sounds like you should be using a toroid. Why don't you want to
> use one? Properly sized, a toroid can act to suppress the corona
> leakage you speak of as well as increase your breakout voltage.
> Jeff W. Parisse
> Art Director, Digital Design Laboratories
> www.ddlabs-dot-com  1-800-796-1138
> I want to know how a person can stop your secondary's coil last
winding from
> discharging. I have a small 1 inch diameter iron ball on top as a
> sphere. But at the last turn on my secondary there comes a 4 inch
spark out
> and that energy is lost and aren't going to my small sphere.
> Anyone have Ideas on how to overcome this problem. I don't want to
use a
> large torroid to make an shielding effect.