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Clear Coil???

Post by Dan Hatch » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:39 pm

Anyone know anything about where this came from. I have had it for a few years, got it off Tbay. Were they used in classrooms? Thanks, Dan
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Re: Clear Coil???

Post by Henry K. Lee » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:25 pm

Dan that is exactly what is. A training coil to show the internals, some even had tap in wires to show voltages in operation! Pretty Cool!

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Re: Clear Coil???

Post by Jim_PTC_GA » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:32 pm

It looks like the potting stuff used in modern electronics. I saw it used at Chrysler years ago on the cars brain boxes. Don't know where to get any but I'm sure it's out there some where.
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Re: Clear Coil???

Post by DanTreace » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:34 pm

Neat. Do those labels have any writing?

Once took one and removed the side wood and labeled the parts for fun. Many unfamiliar with the Ford coil haven't ever looked inside
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Re: Clear Coil???

Post by GrandpaFord » Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:18 pm

Electronic silicone encapsulant.

Here is one source, there are others.

https://acc-silicones.com/products/enca ... capsulants


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Re: Clear Coil???

Post by Dan Hatch » Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:33 pm

Dan: Those are not labels. They are the wooden blocks inside the coil.
I want to know if anyone knows who made them and when. Looks like they used old parts in a clear plastic box. Also has a new type cap that is kind of hidden. Thanks, Dan.

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