Re: Spark Gap/Primary Arrangment Question
From: Peter Electric[SMTP:elekessy-at-macquarie.matra-dot-com.au]
Reply To: elekessy-at-macquarie.matra-dot-com.au
Sent: Sunday, August 24, 1997 5:13 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Spark Gap/Primary Arrangment Question
Tesla List wrote:
> From: FutureT-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:FutureT-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent: Friday, August 22, 1997 9:44 AM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Spark Gap/Primary Arrangment Question
> In a message dated 97-08-22 12:42:59 EDT, you write:
> << Is there a quick and dirty way to calculate
> >the distance between turns in a flat primary? I'm running with a
> > 60ma NST and somewhere between .03 and .06 UF. Should I just plan
> > increasing it until there's no more arcing between turns?
> > Once again- thanks!
> > Brandon Doughan
> I use a primary wound with # 12 pvc insulated wire, close wound,
> no arcing occurs between turns. Transformer is 15kV, 60ma.
> John Freau
I was just wondering how you attach your tap with the insulated wire? Do
you have small pieces of the insulation removed on each turn, or do you
just pre-calculate the exact number of turns required?