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Subject: Re: [OT] Maxwell & Ceramite Price Lists
Date: Oct 28, 2:53 pm
Poster: Richard Hester

On Oct 28, 2:53 pm, Richard Hester wrote:

Surplus Sales of Nebraska has some NOS Maxwell caps and triggered gaps. Warning - they aren't cheap, but the new ones are even more pricey.
Warning #2 - I don't know what your background is, but a multistage high voltage Marx generator is an extremely ambitious undertaking. Triggering and erection can be capricious, and can depend hugely on the geometric distribution of the components. If you can find it, a book called "High Power Electronics" put out by Tab a few years ago discusses some of these problems. If you go for 600kV, the whole shebang will need to be in a tub of oil or else be spread out over a large area, with spheres, graded surfaces, etc.

>Does anyone have a reasonably current price list for Maxwell and Ceramite capacitors and resistors? I want to have some idea of how much the pulse generator part of my pulsed fusor project will set me back.
> -p