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Re: guidelines for conductor radius to avoid corona ?
Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>
1" radius per 70 kV.. 1cm per 30 kV
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Subject: guidelines for conductor radius to avoid corona ?
> Original poster: "Mike Harrison by way of Terry Fritz
> Anyone have any useful guidelines for the recommended radius of
> curvature of (mostly cylindrical) conductors required to avoid corona
> loss at various DC voltages....?
> I assume the relationship between radius and loss is somewhat
> nonlinear - is there some kind of formula or rule-of-thumb to give
> something like a "corona current per unit length" loss figure for a
> given voltage and radius?