Subject:  Re: Secondary wire & insulation
  Date:   Thu, 12 Jun 1997 23:24:45 -0400 (EDT)
  From:  richard hull <rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net>
    To:  Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>

At 04:31 AM 6/12/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Subject:    Re: Secondary wire & insulation
>  Date:   Wed, 11 Jun 1997 17:00:14 +0500
>  From:   "Alfred A. Skrocki" <alfred.skrocki-at-cybernetworking-dot-com>
>    To:   Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
>On Tue, 10 Jun 1997 23:58:17 -0400 (EDT) richard hull
><rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net> wrote;
>> I have some 18 gauge super polythermalize which when placed touching
>> requires over 4KVDC to break over!  Good stuff and used on my old
>> Nemesis system.
>Good stuff is an understatement! Is there any easy way to identify 
>this 'polytheralize' without it being labeled? Almost all the 
>surplus dealers I go to have no idea what insulation is on their wire 
>so I'm left guessing. I do intendto get one foot samples of any wire 
>from now on and break down test its insulation before I lay out the 

With everyone trying to mime the look and feel of polythermalize a look
no good.  I got mine on a government roll surplus at a hamfest. (it was
mint 50 lb roll for $40.00)  Alas, I used and or sold the last of it
last year.

Richard Hull, TCBOR