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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>
>>I don't know about that. I've tried touching the outside of my jacketed
>>coil and got an instant spiderweb of streamers all around the periphery of
>>the coil. Just because it's insulated doesn't mean there is no induction.
>>I don't think the electronics feeding the thermocouple could survive more
>>than a second of operation.
> I suppose they use electronic thermocouples, however i was
> referring to the bimetalic thermocouple, in which two strips of
> metal twisted together change shape when exposed to heat.
A thermocouple, by definition, is electronic.
A bimetallic temperature sensor is most aptly
called just that: a bimetal, or bimetal sensor.