Re: plywood capacitor box
Sent: Friday, July 11, 1997 3:48 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: plywood capacitor box
Tesla List wrote:
> From: Michael Smith[SMTP:md.smith-at-usa-dot-net]
> Reply To: md.smith-at-usa-dot-net
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 1997 3:07 PM
> To: tesla list
> Subject: plywood capacitor box
> greetings all,
> Nice to see the list up and working again...The shakes are
> starting to go away now.
> I have a quick question. Can anyone recommend a very good and
> relatively inexpensive coating, like a two part epoxy paint or
> something that would be able to seal up the inside of a plywood
> box used to a capacitor case? I would like to avoid building a
> plastic box if I can.
> I would like to use several coats of polyurethane, then coat the
> inside with something to hold in the oil.
> Anyone have any experience along these lines?
> Michael Smith
My personal favorite is polyester resin, used in fiberglass
applications. Usual cost is about $10.00 per quart, and this includes a
little tube of the thermal catalyst (usually MEK).
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