Introduction: How to Make a High Capacitance High Voltage Capacitor

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Hi
Materials needed

Patience
Glue
Aluminum foil
Plastic or wax paper sheet
wire
Box(optional)
Any sort of tape
2 bolts and nuts

I'm vey tired while writing this so please post a comment about any grammer error you find thank you.

So now i am using 2 3 inches wide 10 meters long pieces of FINE aluminum foil
6 pieces of 3.2 inches wide 10.2 meters long pieces of insulator. PP or HDPE plastics works best. but wax paper works too
make sure thier thin super duper thin

Now put them this way(WIRE MUST TOUCH FOIL)

Insulator
insulator
wire
foil
insulator
insulator
wire
foil
insulator
insulator

Stick the foil to insulator with glue same with all these layers of insulators
make sure that none of the 2 pieces of foil NEVER touch each other

I used them pretty long :)

now roll all that up.
use A LOT of tape to keep it rolled TIGHTLY AS TIGHT AS YOU COULD
Now for nice looks put it in a decorated box better have a cap
now use the glue stick to glue the rolled monster into the box
now use the 2 wires you have.
Get 2 large bolts and nuts

heat them with a few matches
and put them on the plastic cap of the container.
they should go in quite easily and secure them with the a single nut now strip 2 inches from the wire coming out of the rolled capacitor and roll it around the bolt and secure it with a nut
Same with the other

make sure the 2 bolts never touch each other.

I measured mine and got quite quite high capacitance
356 UF!!!!!

That was measured with expensive capacitance dedicated multimeter in a capacitors dedicated shop. The guy told me the multi meter costed 800 $

And the voltage is more of a guess. but i bet it could easily eat 60kv

Very suitable for a tesla coil

WARNING: HIGH VOLTAGE

I AM NOT RESPONSIABLE FOR ANY RISH OR DAMAGE OR INJURY CAUSED BY MISUSAGE OF THIS MONSTER

Have a nice day and i will have a nice rest

btw my upload speed sucks and i can't upload pics. also my camera is a 1.3 mega pixel camera from a old phone. sorry :/


Comments

dean.halabi (author)2014-07-28

pictures or a video would be great, is it possible to get a high capacitance and lower voltage? if yes , how do you make it, im trying to build my own capacitor bank for use in the house. thx

grim3271 (author)2012-12-12

I built 2 copies till date :/. But my camera sucks. its a smart phone not a camera too :/
Did you guys build it?

budhaztm (author)2012-12-11

Im with amandaghassaei. This would be a whole lot better with pictures.

amandaghassaei (author)2012-12-10

have you actually built this? it would be great to see photos of the build

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