Large leyden jar help?

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im making a large leyden jar to be charged from a van der gaaf generator. does anyone know if i use spray adhesive on inner foil layer to hold it in place will it affect the way it works? or stop it working?
 

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marcusl
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I don't think the adhesive will affect operation. The glass jar provides the dielectric.

Do be extremely careful. Many deaths have resulted from playing with Leyden jars.
 

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