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which of these 2 wires should i use for a coilgun? Answered

i dont know which one can be better

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iceng
iceng

8 years ago


The heavier gauge ( thicker ) wire because the current that needs to flow
in order to launch the ballistic slug with power and speed.

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frollard
frollard

Answer 8 years ago

ah, but for a light projectile, more wraps at higher voltage instead of higher current might be beneficial, would it not?

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iceng
iceng

Answer 8 years ago

Yes, it would limit death by single shot. :-)