Rotor Quote

From:  Edward J. Wingate [SMTP:ewing7-at-frontiernet-dot-net]
Sent:  Sunday, June 21, 1998 5:48 PM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: Rotor Quote

Tesla List wrote:
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> From:  Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com [SMTP:Esondrmn-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent:  Friday, June 19, 1998 11:17 AM
> To:  tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject:  Rotor Quote
> I am looking for someone to build a new rotor for my rotary gap.  I am
> presently using a lexan disc that is 3/8" thick and 10.0" in diameter.  The 8
> contacts are stainless steel acorn nuts.  I believe there are folks out there
> who have built these for sale.  I would like some quotes for a new wheel made
> from G10 with tungsten replaceable contacts.  I am open to suggestion on the
> thickness of the contacts.  The fixed contacts are 3/16" tungsten.  I have to
> stay with 3/8" thickness as that is all the room I have on the motor shaft.
> Ed Sonderman


I do that kind of thing and have answered your question off list. I
would like to say that stainless steel is not a good choice for rotary
gap studs because as it erodes and burns away in operation on a rotary
gap, some very noxious compounds are produced because of the high
chromium content of the stainless.

Safe coiling,

Ed Wingate