Re: Re: 30 9 mil gaps, great quenching (fwd)

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Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 18:51:50 -0600
From: terryf-at-verinet-dot-com
To: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Subject: Re: Re: 30 9 mil gaps, great quenching (fwd)

Hi Eric,
        Thanks for confirming the gap design!  I was waiting for someone to
independently test it out.  I wonder if 9 mils is better than the 4 I use.
My 4 mil gap performs better than my 7 mil gap.  I think you have also
confirmed how cool it runs if the quenching is correct.  I have never tried
fan cooling.  Perhaps it will help too by blowing away ionized gasses,  The
gap should stay cool by itself.

Great work!

        Terry Fritz

At 12:08 PM 7/17/98 -0600, you wrote:
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>Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 13:57:28 EDT
>From: ESchulz531-at-aol-dot-com
>To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>Subject: Re: Re: 30 9 mil gaps, great quenching (fwd)
>	I was originally using 6 gaps each 25 mils in the RQ gap at 15KV.  I think it
>would have worked better if I had a stronger vacuum cleaner.  With my new 30 9
>mil gap I was using 16 of them at 15KV.  I also had first notch quenching at
>10 gaps with about 10.6 kV.  The copper barley gets warm to the touch.
>Sometime today or tomorrow I will increase the power and add a fan for air
>flow through the primary gap.  I built my 30 gaps in two rows like Terry did.
>It makes for easy adjustment.
>Erik Schulz