Re: Variac Rewinding

Subject:      Re: Variac Rewinding
      Date:   Tue, 17 Jun 1997 19:05:10 +1000
      From:   Peter Elekssy <elekessy-at-macquarie.matra-dot-com.au>
        To:   Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
References:   1

Tesla List wrote:
> Subject:  Re: Variac Rewinding
>   Date:   Mon, 16 Jun 1997 08:42:24 -0500
>   From:   David Huffman <huffman-at-FNAL.GOV>
>     To:   Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> When winding toroidal cores you should use a shuttle to hold the
> wire. If you simply try to poke the wire through the center of the
> core, you will certainly find the task 'nearly impossible'. The main
> problem would be those overlapping turns the keep the wire closely
> spaced at the wiper contact area.
> Dave Huffman

Thanks for the info. Good variacs are pretty pricey here so I my still
have a go some time. I imagine the shuttle will have to be elongated to
hold enough wire while being thin enough to get through the core.


Peter E.