pot core

pot core

[′pät ‚kȯr]
(electromagnetism)
A ferrite magnetic core that has the shape of a pot, with a magnetic post in the center and a magnetic plate as a cover; the coils for a choke or transformer are wound on the center post.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The pot core construction has a clearance equal to the wall thickness of the plastic pot (0.3 mm) but a creepage of a minimum of 3.0 mm.
This pot core design is capable of handling DC currents while maintaining a stable inductance owing to high saturation currents and self-shielding.