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Looking for a circuit to magnetize a magnet


David Bezinque

Jan 1, 1970
Several years ago, I saw a book at the Library that had a circuit that
could be used to magnetize a magnet. If I remember correctly, it
basically consisted of about a dozen very large capacitors. They were
charged by a constant current supply. When the capacitors were
charged, the power supply shut off. Then the operator could fire the
capacitors with an SCR switch. The capacitors discharged through a
coil of very thick copper wire. This made a very strong magnetic
field for a short time interval.

I have been back to the library and the book has been worn out and
discarded. I have also used the search engines Google and Yahoo to
look for this or a similar circuit and been unsuccessful (although I
learned some interesting things about submarines).

Any help would be SINCERELY apprecieated.

David Bezinque

Now for a lettle joke from Texas to brighten yore day!!!

Here in Texas we have tomatoes that are sooooo big that just two of
them makes a dozen!!!