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Re: Oil caps
Original poster: "rob by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <rob-at-pythonemproject-dot-com>
I have some really big variable caps, maybe 2000pf or so. I'm wondering
what would happen if I mounted one vertically in a can filled with oil.
I guess I'd get 2000pf x Er. With Castor oil, I think that would be a
0.024uF variable cap. Rob. ps. What is the breakdown voltage/mil with
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "rheidlebaugh by way of Terry Fritz
> Sean: Oil caps, are common in TC projects. My plate caps use mineral oil. My
> 60kv high current discharge caps use caster oil, others use transformer oil.
> Robert H
> > From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
> > Date: Fri, 03 May 2002 10:36:21 -0600
> > To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> > Subject: Oil caps
> > Resent-From: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> > Resent-Date: Fri, 3 May 2002 10:46:27 -0600
> > Original poster: "Sean Taylor by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> > <taylorss-at-rose-hulman.edu>
> > Are caps with oil dielectric any good for TC tank use, or is oil too high
> > loss?
> > Thanks!
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