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RE: Resulting static after TC runs

Original poster: "Malcolm Watts" <m.j.watts@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

On 28 Feb 2005, at 12:54, Tesla list wrote:

> Original poster: "Derek Woodroffe" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Steve,
>  I have noticed a similar static charge on a couple of static gap
> coils, and my smaller OLTC.
>  I put it down to the last voltage swing, either -ve or -ve from the
> secondary would leave a charge on any non conducting surface..
>  With the amount of control you have over your burst length you are
> probably leaving a net +ve or -ve charge after each burst especially
> if you are cutting off the burst at a half cycle. Maybe this net
> difference is what is making the build up of charge..
>  Cheers
>  Derek

I don't think that explanation earns the cigar. The amplitude of the
"final swing" is ??????