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gamma match insulating materials

Discussion in 'Home Brew' started by BOOTY MONSTER, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. byder

    byder Member

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    coaxial foam ! ,rg8 is good handle 2000 watts


     

  2. C2

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    You could probably use the whole RG8 cable, solder the inner/outer together...
     
  3. HiDef

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    Teflon dielectric aluminum hardline worked for me.
    The outer aluminum from some 10mm 50 ohm stuff fit right inside the rest of the gamma being built.
     

  4. thank you 359 . the teflon with the inside and outside diameter ill need is $4.40 plus $5 shipping .
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    Material
    Fluoropolymers
    Fluoropolymer Material
    Virgin Electrical Grade Teflon® PTFE
    Backing
    Plain Back
    Finish
    Smooth
    Shape
    Tubes
    Tube Type
    Round
    Wall Thickness
    1/16"
    Length
    Cut-to-Length
    Available Lengths
    Sold in 1' increments
    Maximum Continuous Length
    6'
    Inside Diameter
    3/8"
    Inside Diameter Tolerance
    Undersized for finishing to stated size.
    Outside Diameter
    1/2"
    Outside Diameter Tolerance
    Oversized for finishing to stated size.
    Opaque
    White
    Operating Temperature Range
    -350° to +500° F
    Softening Point
    Not Rated
    Performance Characteristic
    Electrical Insulator, Weather Resistant, Very Low Friction
    Tensile Strength
    Poor
    Impact Strength
    Good
    Tolerance
    Standard
    Hardness
    Rockwell R58
    Specifications Met
    3A Sanitary Standards (3A) Compliant, Aerospace Material Specifications (AMS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Compliant, Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
    AMS Specification
    AMS 3656
    UL Rating
    UL 94V0
    Note
    Color varies from translucent white to opaque white.

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    im a poor duck so im gonna try the cheap and local teflon plumbers tape first . but im definitely gonna get the teflon tube if i decide to put it up to stay ;)

    whewww !!! that garolite stuff aint cheap at all :(
    thanks again ;)
     
    #19 BOOTY MONSTER, May 2, 2011
    Last edited by a moderator: May 2, 2011

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