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Machine Mounted Capacitance Monitor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059490D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-16

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Sarnacki, FH [+details]

Abstract

The dielectric constant is used as a measure for the cure of wire coatings. To obtain the dielectric constant a coated wire sample (12 inches long) is placed in a mercury cell. Using a capacitance bridge a reading is taken between the wire core and mercury. If the reading is within specification, it is assumed the whole reel is the same.