Re: 120kV capacitors available
I am very interested in obtaining capacitors like this. I'm working on
something for which I might need this kind of voltage rating. They would
be great for a very-high-power Tesla coil! Please post any info you may
have on them. Thanks.
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "Jim Lux" <jimlux-at-jpl.nasa.gov>
> almost certainly a standard energy discharge cap from the 70's.. 1 kJ
> $1/pound is the going high surplus (i.e. in a retail store) for this kind of
> Won't run at 120 kV in air, I'll bet... The creepage distance from the
> terminal to the case is probably short enough that you'd have to run it in
> oil or SF6.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> Date: Monday, June 21, 1999 1:15 PM
> Subject: 120kV capacitors available
> >Original Poster: Alan McIntyre <alan-at-fusion.pair-dot-com>
> >Hi all,
> > I was in the local 'you-name-it-we-got-it' store here in Virginia
> >Beach, and I saw three 120kV, 0.15uF capacitors for sale. Looked very
> >nice - the cap body was about 1 foot square, 2 ft high, with a single
> >terminal about 1ft high (nice ceramic insulator). If I go back soon, I
> >may get a pic if anyone is interested. Not sure how much they weigh,
> >but they're NOT light. The price was $150 each - which I would reckon
> >is a good deal.
> > If anyone is interested, I can get the address/phone # of the place
> >(it's called Grande Junquetion). I don't know if they ship or not.
> >Alan McIntyre