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Re: the finger of God

Original poster: "Christopher Boden by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <chrisboden-at-hotmail-dot-com>

>Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz 
><twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <gloudner-at-SINTE.EDU>
>Hi Christopher
>Now you see why I like x-ray transformers so much. But there is something I
>feel you should know about them. Pole pigs are designed to dissipate enough
>heat so that they can be operated continuously. Some x-ray transformers 
>consume over 100,000 watts in their x-ray application, and in less than a
>second the primaries becomes blazing hot. Their primaries are not designed
>to dissipate such heat on a continuous basis. For continuous operation and
>to save the primary from destruction, the primary should be ballasted to
>consume between 5000 and 10,000 watts. I keep my x-ray transformers at the
>5000 watt level.
>Godfery Loudner

I'm just running it for about .5 seconds at a time, with minutes in between 
runs, so I'm sure it will live. Thanks for the info though....I'll have to 
forget that idea of a giant JL :)

Duck (Geek-1)
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