Re: wire size

Hi Mike,

Tesla List wrote:

> Original Poster: Michael Tucknott <Michael.Tucknott-at-virgin-dot-net>
> Hi all
> Just a quick qustion.
> I and my mate Brian are collecting bit for our new coil we now have a
> 15kVA pole pig
> from Steve Rodway and we are building the new poly plate cap.
> The coil form is 9" by 50" thin wall plastic pipe(gray plastic).
> What is going to be the best choise of wire to give us somewhere between
> 800 and 1000
> turns with a winding lenght of about 40"-45".

Assuming magnet wire, closewound, 45" x 9";

At 18 ga. you should get just around 1,000 turns and at  16 ga. just around
850 turns. I would use whichever is available and cost less than the other