Login    Register
User Information
Username:
Password:
We are a free and open
community, all are welcome.
Click here to Register
Sponsored
Who is online

In total there are 43 users online :: 4 registered, 0 hidden and 39 guests


Most users ever online was 218 on Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:58 pm

Registered users: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot], MSNbot Media, Yahoo [Bot] based on users active over the past 5 minutes

The Team
Administrators
Global Moderators
global_moderators.png CS

sparks - zaping

Post questions and info about hybrid (compressed gas with fuel) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about fuels, ratios, ignition systems, build types, safety, and anything else relevant.
Sponsored 
  • Author
    Message

sparks - zaping

Unread postAuthor: Major Collins » Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:21 pm

if you have a metal body for your combustible / hybrid , upon ignition will you get zapped? having the spark is using the metal body to complete the arc
  • 0

User avatar
Major Collins
1st Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
 
Posts: 264
Joined: Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:18 am
Location: Western Australia
Reputation: 1

Unread postAuthor: Labtecpower » Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:24 pm

if you used the search function, or just read some topics, you would have seen that if it is properly grounded, you won't get zapped.


yay! 300th post!
  • 0

"ñøw mÿ šįg šüçkś!"
User avatar
Labtecpower
Major General
Major General
 
Posts: 1267
Joined: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:38 am
Location: Herb Island
Reputation: 7

Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:04 pm

Should've just asked this question in your other thread. You should've also looked at one of the many metal hybrids on the forum, would've taken only a few seconds.
  • 0

User avatar
MrCrowley
Moderator
Moderator
 
Posts: 10207
Joined: Fri Jun 23, 2006 10:42 pm
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Country: New Zealand (nz)
Reputation: 4

Unread postAuthor: Zeus » Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:11 pm

Electricity is a really strange thing, it always wants to go home the easiest way. Going through the spark gap is the easiest way.

(This isn't strictly true, but it's the easiest way to explain it)

Also, W00t 301st post.

Edit: unl33t typing skillz
  • 0

/sarcasm, /hyperbole
User avatar
Zeus
Major General
Major General
 
Posts: 1422
Joined: Tue Oct 27, 2009 7:34 pm
Location: 'Straya, C*nt
Reputation: 2

Unread postAuthor: Moonbogg » Sat Apr 16, 2011 1:16 am

Theres different ways to do it. I guess it depends on how high the mix will be. I just ran wires through mine and connected them to a spark strip, but its a low mix hybrid so I could get away with stuff like that.
  • 0

User avatar
Moonbogg
Major General
Major General
 
Posts: 1375
Joined: Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:20 pm
Location: whittier, CA USA
Reputation: 0

Re: sparks - zaping

Unread postAuthor: jimmy101 » Sat Apr 16, 2011 12:23 pm

Major Collins wrote:if you have a metal body for your combustible / hybrid , upon ignition will you get zapped? having the spark is using the metal body to complete the arc

A car is a "metal bodied hybrid". You don't get zapped by your car do you?
  • 0

Image

jimmy101
Lieutenant General
Lieutenant General
 
Posts: 3130
Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2007 9:48 am
Location: Greenwood, Indiana
Country: United States (us)
Reputation: 7

Return to Hybrid Cannon Discussion

Who is online

Registered users: Bing [Bot], Google [Bot], MSNbot Media, Yahoo [Bot]

cron
Reputation System ©'