Re: Plastic soda bottles for bypass caps?

From: 	Alfred A. Skrocki[SMTP:alfred.skrocki-at-cybernetworking-dot-com]
Sent: 	Monday, December 08, 1997 2:02 AM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: Plastic soda bottles for bypass caps?

On Saturday, December 06, 1997 8:24 PM Adam
[SMTP:absmith-at-tiac-dot-net] wrote;

> I know that plastic soda bottles make for poor tesla tank capacitors, but 
> it seems to me that that you could make some decent bypass caps from the 
> lossy material (PET).

NO! Your still passing R.F. through the mylar (PET) and it will still heat 
up, melt and breakdown! If your going to make them stick with polyethylene, 
or polycarbonate.


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