Date: Thu Feb 1 16:26:53 2007

Author: Richard Berg

Subject: Re: nichrome heating element

Post:

Use a 1000 Watt bulb at full tilt:

http://www.physics.umd.edu/lecdem/services/demos/demosl3/l3-18.htm

Dick


On Wed, 31 Jan 2007, Paul Nord wrote:

> How about a 500W light bulb run very dim?
>
> On Jan 31, 2007, at 11:16 AM, Douglas Johnson wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> Yes, that is what I use it for. But I did find one design better...
>> someone out there used just a single ribbon of nichrome about a inch
>> long(with a Variac) to do the same thing. I think that would be easier to
>> focus. ....Doug J.
>>
>>> Found this on line: http://www.akinsun.com/Accessories4.html
>>> but have not contacted the company.
>>>
>>> Would it be enough power to light the match?
>>>
>>> Don Mathieson
>>> Tulsa Community College
>>> dmathies@tulsacc.edu
>
>

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