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Wire for tubes using a plate cap?
Wire for tubes using a plate cap?
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Old 9th January 2013, 04:33 PM   #11
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I use 20kv 200 deg c rated stuff off e bay, seems ok.

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Old 9th January 2013, 08:28 PM   #12
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From: Kimber customer support

The voltage rating for the TCSS is 10k. The actual model number of the wire is 10kTCSS.

>To: Kimber customer support
> Please provide the voltage rating for the TCSS/19 wire. I would like
> to use it in an audio amplifier with a B+ supply of 1250VDC. I can use it
> with a teflon sleeve if required.
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Old 9th January 2013, 11:23 PM   #13
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Wire for tubes using a plate cap?
I'd not use rubber or PVC, since it degrades over time.

Test lead wire will crack and develop pin hole defects too... the asian stuff is especially not so good.

I prefer suitable insulated wire with a suitable (usually, but not always) PTFE spaghetti sleeve over that. More reliable, imo.

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Old 9th January 2013, 11:31 PM   #14
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Once the circuit is built and in place why would the plate cap wire ever move enough to be of concern?

Just slide a length of 600V or greater heat shrink tubing over it, shrink it, and call it a day.
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