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Re: ISSTC questions
Original poster: "Eastern Voltage Research Corporation" <dhmccauley-at-easternvoltageresearch-dot-com>
I think you misunderstood me. I *am* using solid conductor on my primary
coil. I'm using 0.25" copper tubing.
Its the temporary connections from primary coil to the full-bridge that is
using 12 AWG right now.
> Hi Dan:
> Theory and experience shows that stranded wire is a poor performer
> compared with solid equivalents. It you're interested in squeezing out
> the last bit of performance, Litz wire would be the thing to use.
> There is an eBay seller that usually has some #8AWG equivalent Litz
> wire, see
> 778&rd=1. This is the same wire that I used in my primary AC resistance
> measurements. Be advised that this particular wire is not directly
> solderable without individually scraping each conductor. And the strand
> size is best for frequencies below 100 KHz.
> Short of Litz, copper tubing is probably the best thing, and is easily
> tapped to boot.
> Regards, Gary