FW: Poly surprise

From: 	Bill Noble[SMTP:william_b_noble-at-email.msn-dot-com]
Reply To: 	Bill Noble
Sent: 	Tuesday, December 09, 1997 7:32 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: Poly surprise

it seems to me that if you were to make a welded steel case and let the case
be one capacitor terminal, it would be both strong enough and leak proof.
just add ceramic insulator for other terminal.  solder would not be strong

>From: Adam[SMTP:absmith-at-tiac-dot-net]
>Sent: Monday, December 08, 1997 11:14 PM
>To: Tesla List
>Subject: Re: Poly surprise
>>Why? Because the poly apparenly absorbed some of the oil, and expanded.
>>Less than 5%, but for 10", that amounts to 1/2" exapansion, more than
>>enough to be a problem. I've reworked the tiedowns, but thought I would