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Re: oil dielectric

Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>

>> 	Suppose the coil is running.
>> 	Suppose the coil arcs over, in an unexpected way.
>> 	Suppose the arc hits the oil.
>> 	Suppose (since its an insulator) the oil gets a breakdown
>> 	UNDER it.  Now the arc is in the oil.
> We're talking about enclosed containers with no air.

> There is no way the arc will contact the oil.

	What about fault conditions?