Re: Home-brew Capacitors

In a message dated 12/16/98 8:17:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com

>    I had also better mention, the last 2 oil caps used corn oil as it will
>  warp the poly. like mineral oil will.

If mineral oil warps poly, why have I seen so many papers explaining that the
cap should be filled with it? Are there any other oils that are bad? What oils
with give a poly cap the longest life? I plan to build a vertical poly plate
cap soon, and I don't want to use the wrong materials.

Matt Behrend