Re: Output arc lenghts (fwd)

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Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 19:30:27 +0100
From: Steve Rodway <Legion-at-legion-elec.demon.co.uk>
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Output arc lenghts (fwd)

Tesla List wrote:

> Steve,
> In your original posting you said 6", did you mean 6 feet sparks maybe?
> 6 inches is
> much too little for a pole pig.

    I had thought 6 inches, based on an atricl i read which suggested 200mm/J
primary energy store

>  If I had known you plan to use a pig, I
> would have given a very different answer.

    Which would be?

>  By the way, you may get
> a lot more than 100 pulses per second depending on how your gap is
> adjusted and quenched.  Also a 3" dia topload is kind of small for a
> pole pig powered TC.

    I would like larger, but 3"dia is the largest I have available right now.

>  How many kva is the pole pig?

    16KVA nominal - but obviously I will want to ballast it to a much lower

>  Have you built
> other coils?

    Only a single shot mains powered unit.

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