Re: RE- Secondary wire & insu
Subject: Re: RE- Secondary wire & insu
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 1997 09:28:04 +1200
From: "Malcolm Watts" <MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz>
Organization: Wellington Polytechnic, NZ
> I wasn't making a wholesale dismissal of modern enamel insulation, I
> was just pointing out that with the more efficient coils being built
> there is no commercialy available insulation that will hold up with
> out spacing the turns and personaly in comparing identical
> secondaries with bare wire, modern enamel and double cotton coated
> (all being coated with polyurethane when done) the coils wound
> with double cotton coated wire perform better ie. longer discharge,
> thicker sparks and more branching.
Considering the normally high Q's of typical secondaries, how do you
explain this performance?