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Re: G10 strength
Original poster: "Steve White by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <slwhite-at-zeus.ia-dot-net>
My SRSG has a 10" G10 rotor 0.5 inch thick with the 4 electrode centers 0.75
inches from the edge. It spins at 3600 RPM with no problem.
Steve: Coiling in Iowa
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Monday, May 06, 2002 6:10 AM
Subject: G10 strength
> Original poster: "Mr Gregory Peters by way of Terry Fritz
> Hello all,
> 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?
> Greg Peters
> Department of Earth Sciences,
> University of Queensland, Australia
> Phone: 0402 841 677