Re: Transformer Protection?
From: Alfred A. Skrocki[SMTP:alfred.skrocki-at-cybernetworking-dot-com]
Sent: Sunday, November 30, 1997 8:53 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Transformer Protection?
On Monday, December 01, 1997 3:56 PM D.C. Cox
> to: Alfred & Jim
> The intended use of an automobile ignition coil is to fire a spark across a
> gap of .040 inches or less. Firing across a 1/2 to 1 inch airgap is quite
> another matter for the coil. Many coils produce higher than standard
> potentials as they have to fire under high cylinder pressures,
> never-the-less, producing a longer arc with the coil will require some
> protection. We made several such systems back in the late 60's and the
> coils didn't last too long without some protection from spikes.
I'll buy that, so what did you use to give protection from the spikes?
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