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Re: Structrual support, was: 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...

> No, and i think you are absolutely correct. I had not thought

> about losses in the form of heating, i was merely thinking of

> structrual support. Would there be a problem with ceramic

> coated PVC? 

	I've lost a lot of context.  If just for a secondary,
	or primary:

		Why ceramic Coated?

	PVC or HDPE is quite strong?

	Other comments?