Re: Building a new coil
From: Peter Electric[SMTP:elekessy-at-macquarie.matra-dot-com.au]
Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 1997 3:46 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Building a new coil
> I've stuck in several comments/suggestions to help you proceed with your
> project--hope it helps and good luck with the whole thing.
> Chuck Curran
> > Hi all,
> > I'm designing a new small TC for my neice to build for her high-school
> > science project.
> > I've done a few rough calculations, plus using a few rules of thumb, I've
> > come up with this design -
> > Secondary:
> > ----------
> > Sealed 4" diam PVC pipe, 22" long.
> > 740 turns of 22 guage enamel coated copper wire closewound.
> > Winding length of 20".
> That's plenty long, consider a 16" wound length.
> > (I take it that #22 wire is 0.67 millimetres thick?).
Chuck seems to have covered everything reasonably well but I thought I
might just add that 0.63mm wire (37 turns per inch) is readily available
here. I got mine from "Blackburn wires" in Sydney for about $30 for 2
kilo's. This is enough for several coils!
Cheers, Peter E.