Re: wire size
You suggest using pvc insulated wire in this application. Is the usual
use of magnet wire because the insulation is thinner and so allows a
better packing density?
Brian H Le Page, Ph.D, Fleet, England
'Scientific progress goes boink', Bill Watterson, 1991
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "D.C. Cox" <DR.RESONANCE-at-next-wave-dot-net>
> to: Mike
> A good size would be an 18 AWG with 600 volt PVC insulation. 3 kV
> insulation is better but harder to obtain.
> > From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> > To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> > Subject: wire size
> > Date: Wednesday, December 09, 1998 7:30 PM
> > 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".
> > Cheers Mike(UK pig owner)Tucknott
> > --
> > "He tames the thundering bolt of jove and annihilates time and space"
> > Nikola Tesla 1906