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Would this idea work? For a home made capacitor?

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dombeef (author) 6 years ago
It was made on my ds so that is why it looks weird
What cart and program? Also, I think this layout would be more efficient. Or you could roll it.
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dombeef (author)  JamesRPatrick6 years ago
and Nice Idea!
dombeef (author)  JamesRPatrick6 years ago
Well on my dstt card and Colors.What is your card
Kryptonite6 years ago
I imagine it would work, but what would you use for the dialectric? (divider)
dombeef (author)  Kryptonite6 years ago
cardboard
They used wax and cardboard in many of the OLDER capacitors a few decades ago, but they had the problem of being somewhat low in capacitance, and that the capacitance fluctuated with humidity and barometric pressure changes.
dombeef (author)  Goodhart6 years ago
The cardboard is a stiff cardboard found in Xray sheet that are used to separate them. And very cool that they used wax
ethosrot6 years ago
What are you using as your container and divider materials? You're not looking to get a whole lot of capacitance through this method, but it may work. It all depends on what you're trying to accomplish.
dombeef (author)  ethosrot6 years ago
a film contain but this is just an idea , I probably will not make one
Yeah, it should work. Capacitance is a function of surface area, and distance between the plates.
dombeef (author)  frollard6 years ago
Cool thanks!
lemonie6 years ago
It would work as a capacitor if you built it right. But as ACProdigy observes the capacitance would be rather low.

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dombeef (author)  lemonie6 years ago
Ok thanks!