From: "Olaf Diegel"
Subject: Re: why there is "Round coil" transformer? what is the differencebetween ordinary one with "E" iron and "round coil" type?
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 11:43:15 +1300
Organization: ihug ( New Zealand )
NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 22:43:18 +0000 (UTC)
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It's sometimes hard to figure out if people are using humour or just don't
They are called toroidal transformers. A toroid is a donut. Nothing to do
"John Woodgate" wrote in message
> I read in sci.electronics.design that zoldoff wrote
> (in <email@example.com>) about 'why there is
> "Round coil" transformer? what is the differencebetween ordinary one
> with "E" iron and "round coil" type?', on Fri, 17 Jan 2003:
> >For larger currents, the Torrid transformers are smaller in size than
> >the Squarish looking "E" iron because the magnetic flux losses are
> They are called 'torrid' because, being smaller for a given power
> rating, they get hotter.
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