gray plastic pipe

From:  Robert W. Stephens [SMTP:rwstephens-at-headwaters-dot-com]
Sent:  Sunday, June 21, 1998 5:22 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: gray plastic pipe

> From:  HomerLea-at-aol-dot-com [SMTP:HomerLea-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent:  Thursday, June 18, 1998 11:31 PM
> To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject:  gray plastic pipe
> I have a chance to buy some 12 inch gray plastic pipe. Does anyone know if it
> is any good for high voltage or is it too conductive like black plastic?
> jim heagy

Jim, All,

When trying to evaluate the RF performance of any plastic my suggestion 
is to put a sample piece in the microwave oven for 30 seconds on high 
heat.  If it stays cold it is probably ideal for your application.  
If it gets quite warm, look for something else!  

Robert W. Stephens
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