Re: plywood capacitor box

From: 	J.R.Burgess[SMTP:jamesb-at-iquest-dot-net]
Sent: 	Friday, July 11, 1997 7:40 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: plywood capacitor box

At 04:53 PM 7/11/97 -0500, you 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
>I have built flat plate cap's using plywoood and evercoat fiber glass resin
 and thin layers of glass cloth .Work the same as you were repairing a corvette
 body panel. It will seal the sides of the box and make it leak proof.I have
built cap's up to .o4 MFD 20.5kvac and all worked fine.