> Last time I did this I used a piece of an old
>fiberglass fishing rod (the large end) and ran
>it through the resistors leaving about 3/4" extending
>on each end and then clamped the ends onto standoffs.
> On just about every alpha 77 I've worked on I've found
>some arc damage from the bleeders to the mounting bolts,
>don't like that method.
? Good point. Through-bolt mtg. also blocks cooling air. 100k
wirewound resistors are known to have a high failure rate. If I wanted a
Reliable bleeder for a 4kV C-filter supply, I would series up 8 to 10
Matsushita/Panasonic 100k-ohm, 3w MOF resistors on a piece of perfboard
and be done with it.
>On Sat, 20 Feb 1999 10:11:49 -0800 "Ron Spencer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>Hello I need some help here. I working on the power supply for the
>>8877 tube. The question I have is how to mount the bleeder resistors
>>I have two ohmnite about 7 inches long, they are 100 watt 100k which
>>will be in series. Can I use a thur bolt ? or would this be two risky ?
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