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Re: G10 strength
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <FutureT-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 5/6/02 9:16:28 AM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> I have just completed a new g10 RSG rotor. It is 10mm (0.393") thick.
> The outer diameter is 11" and the electrodes are placed at about 9"
> diameter. These are 2" long, 5/16" diameter brass threaded rod. I'm now
> worried that I have the electrodes too close to the edge of the disc
> (1") and it will fly apart. The gap will be a 3000 RPM sync gap with 8
> electrodes for 400 BPS until I get a larger cap, at which point I will
> remove half the electrodes. Do you think the gap will survive?
Yes the G-10 is very strong, and should have no problem at
all. I often put the electrodes even closer to the edge.