How do you propose to keep the polystyrene supports from turning into a
puddle at 500F ?
> High-temp powder coating might be interesting to try as well.
> Several powders are available that are good for over 500 degrees F after
> curing. They're used on exhaust systems, ovens, etc. If the coil is
> fairly heavy wire and well-supported where it doesn't flex much, the
> only potential problem I can think of would be that any tap locations
> would have to be worked out then the coil removed, coated, cured and
> Also, Caswell is also a good source for brush plating supplies. Brush
> plating is probably the least expensive (and certainly the cleanest) way
> to do DIY plating of small parts, assuming you can reach everything with
> the wand:
> Jim, N7CXI
> Carl wrote:
>> Comet and a toothbrush.
>> The problem is keeping it looking fresh without affecting performance.
>> a very light coat of clear acrylic if the RF doesnt get them too warm.
>> If youre real talented maybe a fast dip in a solder pot after cleaning or
>> even silver plating.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Vic K2VCO" <email@example.com>
>> To: "Amps reflector" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, May 02, 2010 10:36 PM
>> Subject: [Amps] Cleaning air-wound coils
>>> How do you get the tarnish off of miniductor or airdux-type coils wound
>>> with tinned wire?
>>> It's hard to get steel wool in between the turns!
>>> Vic, K2VCO
>>> Fresno CA
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