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RE: Isolation transformer - MOT?

Original poster: "Loudner, Godfrey by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <gloudner-at-SINTE.EDU>

Hello Matthew

If you choose to run the two mots back to back, knock out the magnetic
shunts to improve efficiency.

Godfrey Loudner

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> Subject:	Re: Isolation transformer - MOT?
> Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
> But, to answer Matthew's original question, sure.. remove the primary from
> one transformer and use it to replace the secondary on another and you'll
> have a dandy isolation transformer.  I wouldn't count on it for 10's of
> kV,
> but it probably is good to 3000-5000V (sort of general HiPot test voltage
> for consumer stuff)...  Advantages would include less core and copper loss
> (over the two transformer back to back approach), lower mass, and smaller
> volume.