Re: Secondary Coil

Subject:       Re: Secondary Coil
       Date:   Tue, 3 Jun 1997 10:12:20 +1200
       From:   "Malcolm Watts" <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
Organization:  Wellington Polytechnic, NZ
         To:   tesla-at-pupman-dot-com

Hi Mad Coiler,
                That sounds like a brilliant form for a secondary. 
Use as is is my opinion.


>   From:  "Mad Coiler" <ts5815-at-devrycols.edu>
>     To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Fellow Coilers,
> I am starting planning a new bigger coil. I have some 14" 
> diameter plastic (a cylinderical garbage can) and was wondering 
> if it could be used for the secondary. It is about 2'8" tall.
> If this is two fat and stubby I can get another so as to be almost
> 6' tall, and I can cut it to a specific heigth. What kind of power 
> does it take for such a wide coil? I am planning on getting a 5kW 
> transformer - will that work on this coil? I don't have much 
> experience with big coils - the one I have is 3.5" diam.
> T Stewart