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Stainless Re: oil dielectric
Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
> On a slightly different subject:
> If the inside pipe were stainless steel, covered with
> ceramic both inside and out, do you think it would present
> a problem with the action of the coil?
I'd expect it to not work.
> (PS, non-magnetic stainless)
The mag fields would excite eddy currents in the
stainless, (due to conductivity, rather than magnetic
(or nonmagnetic)) leading to huge losses and heating.
If secondary form, It would arc over, in addition.
Unless I'm misunderstanding...