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Eagledriver Eagledriver is offline
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I'll admit first that I haven't done the calculations nor do I indend to spend the time to. You could calculate the amount of voltage you'd see on the second wire based on distance between them and the length they stay together. I believe that you would find that the voltage is too low by several orders of magnitude to cause a spark on the second cylinder.

I'm also not sure that twisting the wires will result in less inductive transfer between them. I think when you twist wires in a radio or audio circuit you do so because you want both wires to see the same inductive pickup from a third source. Thereby canceling out the interference. It's been over 20 years since I studied this stuff so I may be getting at least some of it wrong.

That being said if it makes you feel better to twist the wires I don't think it will hurt anything.

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Old 10-19-2004, 04:59 PM
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